Past performances

SPECIAL FALL PERFORMANCE
October 28, 2019
SPECIAL FALL PERFORMANCE

The Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra joins forces with the talented young singers of the Fountain Valley High School Vocal Program in this exclusive fall performance crowned once again by Antonio Vivaldi’s exquisite Gloria!

Program

Jesse Beulke - Exultate Deo

Colton James - Martin Mu Mano Tulge, Latse

Richard Burchard - Into the Light, Deliver Me
  (world premiere performance)

Elaine Hagenberg - Song of Miriam 

Fountain Valley High School Choirs, conducted by Maestro Kevin Tison

A. Vivaldi – Gloria in D Major, RV. 589

Performed by the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra and Troubadours, conducted by Maestro Carlo Ponti

VIVA VIVALDI!
October 17, 2019
VIVA VIVALDI!

Celebrate the beginning of the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra’s fifth concert season with an exciting performance at the West Performing Arts Center featuring Mozart’s genial Second Violin Concerto and Antonio Vivaldi’s timeless Gloria, with the combined vocal forces of the West High School Choirs!

Program

W.A. Mozart – Violin Concerto no. 2 in D Major, K.211

   Tina Chang Qu, violin

 

A. Vivaldi – Gloria in D Major, RV. 589

 

Orchestral Treasures
May 23, 2019
Orchestral Treasures

Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in D minor, featuring the dazzling artistry of violin soloist YuEun Kim, concludes the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra’s fourth season in grand style at the Theatre Raymond Kabbaz, complemented by musical works from Erik Satie and Sir Edward Elgar.

Program

Erik Satie – Gymnopedie No. 2

Edward Elgar – Serenade for Strings in E minor, op.20

Felix Mendelssohn– Violin Concerto in D minor, op. posth.

   YuEun Kim, violin

Sensational Strings
February 17, 2019
Sensational Strings

Carlo Ponti and the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra are back at Bing Theater as part of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Sundays Live series with inspired readings of Bela Bartok’s dazzling Divertimento for Strings and Mozart’s First Violin Concerto with acclaimed violinist Roberto Cani.

Program

W.A. Mozart – Violin Concerto no.1 in B-flat Major, KV.207

    Roberto Cani, violin

Bela Bartok – Divertimento for Strings, Sz. 113

Mozart's Masterpiece
October 20, 2018
Mozart's Masterpiece

Our fourth season kicks off in grand style with LAV's concert debut at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center, featuring thrilling symphonic works by Samuel Barber, Gustav Holst, and the majesty of Mozart's great "Coronation" Mass, with the combined vocal forces of the Chanteurs and Arcadia Choral Society.

Program

Samuel Barber – Adagio for Strings, op. 11

Gustav Holst – St. Paul's Suite, op. 29

W.A. Mozart – Mass in C Major, KV. 317 "Coronation"

Beethoven and Friends
May 24, 2018
Beethoven and Friends

Program

Antonin Dvorak – Rondo for Cello and Orchestra in g minor, op.94

   Helen Z. Altenbach, cello

Joseph Canteloube – Chants D’Auvergne (First Series)

    Lisa Delan, soprano

Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No.1 in C Major, op.21

The Four Seasons
March 4, 2018
The Four Seasons

Program

Antonio Vivaldi – The Four Seasons, op.8, Nos.1 – 4

  Étienne Gara and YuEun Kim, violin soloists

 

Marvelous Mozart
September 15, 2017
Marvelous Mozart

Program

Camille Saint-Saens – Prelude to Le Deluge, op. 45

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525

Dmitri Shostakovich – Chamber Symphony in c minor, op.110a

Viva Vivaldi!
May 25, 2017
Viva Vivaldi!

Musical Program

Claude Debussy – Clair de Lune (orchestral version)

Antonio Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Strings in E, op.8, No.4, R.297, “L’Inverno”

Antonio Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Strings in G minor, op.8, No.2, R.315, “L’Estate”

Roberto Cani, violin

intermission

Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony no.4 in B flat Major, op.60

Mostly Mozart
February 5, 2017
Mostly Mozart

Musical Program

Giacomo Puccini – Crisantemi

Benjamin Britten – Simple Symphony, op.4

W.A. Mozart – Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K.622

Juan Gallegos, clarinet

Sensational Strings
September 29, 2016
Sensational Strings

Musical Program

Gabriel Fauré – Nocturne from Shylock, op.57

Frank Martin – Petite Symphonie Concertante for harp, harpsichord, piano and double string orchestra

Amy Shulman, harp
John Rusnak, harpsichord
Jungwon Jin, piano

Antonín Dvořák – Serenade for strings in E Major, op.22 

Movie Magic
May 12, 2016
Movie Magic

Musical Program

Nino Rota – Ballet Suite from the film La Strada
Takis Morakis – ‘Tinafto’ (Ti Ine Afto Pou To Lene Agapi) from the film Boy on a Dolphin
        Alexia Vassiliou, singing
Armando Trovaioli – Suite from the film La Ciociara
Michel Legrand – "Windmills of Your Mind" from the film The Thomas Crown Affair
       Alexia Vassiliou, singing
Maurice Jarre – Suite from the film Doctor Zhivago
       Alexia Vassiliou, singing
Georges Bizet – Symphony No.1 in C Major

Orchestral Masterworks
February 11, 2016
Orchestral Masterworks

Musical Program

W.A. Mozart – Piano Concerto no.9 in E-flat, K.271, Jeunehomme
       Jungwon Jin, piano
Claude Debussy – Andantino from String Quartet in g minor, op.10 (orchestral version)
Giuseppe Verdi –String Quartet in e minor (orchestral version)

Season Opening Performance
September 26, 2015
Season Opening Performance

Musical Program

Antonio Vivaldi – Concerto for four violins in b minor, op.3, no.10
Jules Massenet – Gavotte from Act 3 of Manon
Astor Piazzola – Invierno Porteno
Giuseppe Verdi – 'Caro nome...' from Act 1 of Rigoletto
                        Stacey Tappan, soprano
Astor Piazzola – Primavera Portena
Maurice Ravel – Pavane pour une Infante defunte
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Serenade in C, op.48

California Club Performance
April 25, 2015
California Club Performance

Musical Program

Astor Piazzola, Invierno Porteno
Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto no.10, op.30, RV 580
Astor Piazzola, Primavera Portena

Kevin Kumar, Maia Jasper, Yi-Huan Zhao and Jin-Shan Dai, soloists

Ferrari 60th Anniversary Gala
October 11, 2014
Ferrari 60th Anniversary Gala

Musical Program

Antonio Vivaldi, Selections from the Four Seasons
Vittorio Monti, Csardas
Ennio Morricone, Theme from Cinema Paradiso
Gioacchino Rossini, Overture to William Tell

Caroline Campbell, violin

Bella Italia!  Tribute to Sophia Loren at Far Niente
July 19, 2014
Bella Italia! Tribute to Sophia Loren at Far Niente

Musical Program

Armando Trovaioli, Suite from La Ciociara
Edvard Grieg, Holberg Suite, op.40
Daniel Brewbaker, Sinfonietta per Sofia
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Neapolitan Song, op.63
Community Concert
July 19, 2014
Community Concert

Musical Program

Armando Trovaioli, Suite from La Ciociara
Edvard Grieg, Holberg Suite, op.40
Daniel Brewbaker, Sinfonietta per Sofia
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Neapolitan Song, op.63