Picks of the Week: January 8 – 12

By Don Heckman Los Angeles – Jan. 8. (Wed.) Jim Cox Trio. Pianist Cox has long been one of the Southland’s first call pianists and arrangers. Here he is, on his own, backed by bassist Domenic Genova and drummer John Ferraro. Vitello’s. (818) 769-0905. – Jan. 8 & 9. (Wed. & Thurs.) Laura Benanti. Tony… Read More Picks of the Week: January 8 – 12

Live Music: Armenia a la carte — a Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra event in Glendale

By Don Heckman The third event in the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s a la carte season took place in Glendale Sunday night, at the House of Armenia, a historic mansion now serving as a permanent Consulate General of Armenia and cultural center.  Like other a la carte events, it began with cocktails, continued with a… Read More Live Music: Armenia a la carte — a Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra event in Glendale

Live Music: The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra a la carte — in Westwood and Pacific Palisades

By Don Heckman The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra has been making pioneering efforts to find new methods, new settings and new approaches to presenting classical music.  Among their many programs, one of the most engaging is their fund-raising, LACO a la carte series, which showcases individual members of LACO, performing for intimate gatherings in the… Read More Live Music: The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra a la carte — in Westwood and Pacific Palisades