Season Opening Performance

Saturday, September 26  |  08:00 PM

Pre-concert Lecture info

Don’t miss this much anticipated evening featuring guest soprano Stacey Tappan and the Los Angeles debut of the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra, led by Maestro Carlo Ponti and showcasing popular Italian, French and Russian musical masterpieces by Jules Massenet, Giuseppe Verdi, Antonio Vivaldi and Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky, among others.

The performance will also mark the beginning of the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra’s 2015-2016 subscription concert series of three performances at the Theatre Raymond Kabbaz as the theatre's official orchestra-in-residence for the upcoming season.


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