LA Chamber Orchestra's 'Discover' Concert Spotlights Beethoven in Pasadena Tonight

LOS ANGELES CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (LACO), proclaimed "America's finest chamber orchestra" by Public Radio International, has established itself among the world's top musical ensembles. Since 1997, LACO has performed under acclaimed conductor and pianist Jeffrey Kahane, hailed by critics as "visionary" and "a conductor of uncommon intellect, insight and musical integrity." Under Kahane's leadership, the Orchestra maintains its status as a preeminent interpreter of historical masterworks and a champion of contemporary composers. During its 44-year history, the Orchestra has made 30 recordings, toured Europe, South America and Japan, performed across North America and garnered seven ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming. LACO presents its Orchestral Series at both the Alex Theatre and Royce Hall, Baroque Conversations at Zipper Hall, Westside Connections chamber music series at The Broad Stage, and an annual Discover concert at Ambassador Auditorium. LACO also presents a Concert Gala, an annual Silent Film screening and several fundraising salons each year. Additionally, LACO's outreach programs Meet the Music, Community Partners, Campus to Concert Hall and the LACO/USC Thornton Strings Mentorship Program reach thousands of young people annually.

PROGRAM: BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58

The concert will take place tonight, February 23, 2013, 8 pm at the Ambassador Auditorium, 131 S. Saint John Avenue, Pasadena, Calif. Ticket prices: $25-$110; student rush tickets ($10), based on availability, may be purchased at the box office the day of the concert. Tickets available online at, by phone 213 622 7001 or by fax 213 626 2157. Tickets also on sale at the theatre box office the night of the concert, if available.

Pictured: LA Chamber Orchestra Music Director Jeffrey Kahane. Photo Credit: Michael Burke.