Pre-concert Lecture

January 31, 2017 ~ 6:30 pm

Pre-concert Lecture ~ January 31, 2017

Pre-concert lecture by Maestro Carlo Ponti, illustrated by video and audio material, for the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra’s February 5 debut performance at the Bing Theater at LACMA, as part of its Sundays Live concert series.

Lecture Program

  • How the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra supports music education in its partner schools
  • The benefits of music education
  • Program overview: masterworks for chamber orchestra
  • Giacomo Puccini’s orchestral works: songs without words
  • An ode to childhood
  • Saving the best for last 


Italian Cultural Institute
Sala Roberto Rossellini
1023 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles CA
(310) 443-3250