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October Master Calendar of Events Los Angeles

Editor’s Note: As your cultural correspondent will be on a different continent this month, here are October’s activities in advance.

Weekend of October 4-5

Da Camera Society

Sat. Oct 4 8pm

Doheny Mansion

8 Chester Place, LA, CA, 90007

Richard Stoltzman, Clarinet; Menahem Pressler, Piano

Schubert, Sonatina in D, D. 384; Berg, Four Pieces, Op. 5; Brahms Sonata in F, Op. 120/1




 Darwin’s Garden: An Evolutionary Adventure

Opening Sat. Oct. 4th

The Huntington.1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108. (626)405.2100


 Lecture: American Wartime Propaganda

Sat. Oct 4th. 4 p.m.

Norton Simon. 411 W. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91105.

(626) 449.6840


Weekend of October 11-12 

Tradition as Innovation in African Art

Ahmanson Building, Plaza Level

LACMA. 5905 Wilshire Blvd. LA, CA 90036.

(323) 857-6000








Madama Butterfly

Fri. Oct. 10 7:30 p.m. Sun. Oct 12. 2:00 p.m LA Opera. 135 North Grand Ave, LA CA 90012. (213) 972-8001. 




Confucius: Shaping Values Through Art

Pacific Asia Museum. 46 N. Los Robles Ave. Pasadena, CA, 91101.

(626) 449. 2742


Weekend of  October 17-19

Surf Orpheus- Oct 17 8 pm

Auditorium, Getty Villa

17985 Pacific Coast Highway.

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.

(310) 440-7300






Baroque Variations: Anderszewski Plays Bach- Sat. Oct 18

Piotr Anderszewski, piano

Bach: Partita No. 2 in C minor; Partita No. 1 in B-Flat, BWV, 825; Prelude and Fugue No. 19 in A from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II; Prelude and Fugue No. 20 in A minor from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II; English Suite No. 6 in D minor, BWV 811  

Walt Disney Concert Hall. 111 South Grand Ave., LA, CA 90012




Camerata Pacifica- October 17-23

Fri. Oct 17. Hahn Hall, Santa Barbara: 1:00 p.m and 7:30 p.m

Sun. Oct 19. Temple Beth Torah, Ventura. 3:00 p.m.

Tues. Oct 21. Huntington Library, San Marino 8:00 p.m.

Thurs. Oct. 23. Zipper Hall, LA, 8:00 p.m

Saint Saens, Sonata for Bassoon, Op. 168. Gaubert. Flute Sonata in A Major. Harbison. Twilight Music. Villa-Lobos. Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6. Brahms. Horn Trio in E-Flat Major, Op. 40.Adrian Spence, Catherine Leonard, John Steinmetz, Steve Becknell, Kevin Fitzgerald. For more information about the concerts, please see:

Posted by on September 25th, 2008

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