Music for the Young and the Young at Heart

Friday, May 21  |  08:00 PM

 

Maestro Carlo Ponti and the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra join forces with young piano virtuoso Lilian Guo in her orchestral debut, and an array of world acclaimed artists performing musical masterpieces by Samuel Barber, Camille Saint-Saens and Sergei Prokofiev.

Program

W.A. Mozart – Rondo for Piano and Orchestra in D Major, K.382

Lilian Guo, piano

Samuel Barber – Knoxville: Summer of 1915, op.24

Lisa Delan, soprano

INTERMISSION

 

Camille Saint-Saens – Odelette, op.162
   Rachel Mellis, flute

Sergei Prokofiev – Peter and the Wolf, opus 67

Mike Burstyn, narrator

Artists

Lisa Delan

Lisa Delan

American Soprano Lisa Delan has won acclaim as an interpreter of an extensive range of repertoire and is recognized for her versatility and breadth of accomplishment.

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Rachel Mellis

Rachel Mellis

Los Angeles-based flutist, Rachel Mellis, holds a versatile career as an orchestral musician, chamber musician, soloist, and recording artist.

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Mike Burstyn

Mike Burstyn

Born in New York to a famed family of actors, Mike first walked out on stage at the age of three, stole the show from his father and hasn’t looked back since. He has enjoyed a unique international career entertaining audiences on stage, screen and television, in nightclubs and on concert stages throughout the world.

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Lilian Guo

Lilian Guo

Lilian Guo started playing piano at the age of four and is currently studying under Claudia Xi in Orange County, California. This year’s accolades include a First Place Prize at the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition and an invitation to perform at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall.

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Venue

Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz

Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz

Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz opened in June 2000. It is a tribute to the passion and ambition of Mr.Raymond Kabbaz, President Founder of Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, who dedicated the last three years of his life to the creation of the Theatre.

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