LAYO Spring 2019 Concerts

Contemporary Adventure Ensemble (CAE) debut concert
Thursday, May 30 at 7:30pm
First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica

The Contemporary Adventure Ensemble (CAE) combines Los Angeles Youth Orchestra alumni and current advanced students with top professional musicians playing contemporary chamber and chamber orchestra music.

This concert features Brightwork newmusic as artists-in-residence along with mezzo soprano Geeta Novotny; LAYO alums Kris Rahamad, Alisa Luera, and Jermaine Paul; and current LAYO students Clara Ross, Oliver Marcus, Riley Scaff, Himalya Joshi, Ryan Zaid, Margaret Forth, Jared Bishop, Chloe Brill, Ranya Stover, Roshan Chhetri, Ayden Chi, Lydia Kresin, Evan Diaz, and Allana Taghioff.

The ensemble will perform Quartet No.1 by Villa Lobos, Scale 9 by Sean Friar, Quartet No. 8 by Shostakovich, Rucksack by Russell Steinberg with Geeta Novotny, mezzo-soprano and a chamber version of Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland.

Tickets are $25 and available on eventbrite.

LAYO Performs at Walt Disney Concert Hall
Wednesday, June 19 at 7:30pm
111 S Grand Avenue, LA, CA 90012

The Los Angeles Youth Orchestra, conducted by Founder and Artistic Director Russell Steinberg, performs on Wednesday, June 19 at 7:30pm at Walt Disney Concert Hall as part of the West Coast Youth Orchestra Festival.

The Symphony Orchestra performs the first two movements of Brahms Symphony No. 4 and Russell Steinberg’s Cosmic Dust 2. The Ruth Borun Concert Orchestra performs the first movement of Haydn’s late Symphony No. 99 as well as two dances from Isaac Albeniz’s Suite Espanola, and the tune made famous by the old TV show Alfred Hitchcock PresentsFuneral March of a Marionette by Charles Gounod. 

Tickets are FREE and can be reserved via this link: 
Walt Disney Concert Hall Tickets June 19

Seating is general admission, and tickets will be available at will call starting at 6:30pm.

Venue Information:

UCLA Schoenberg Hall
445 Charles E Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Parking and Directions
Parking Lot 2: From Hilgard Ave., enter the east side of the campus at Westholme Ave. An immediate left turn leads to Parking Structure 2. From Structure 2, walk north along Charles E. Young Dr. East to Dickson Plaza. Enter Schoenberg Hall from Dickson Plaza.

Ambassador Auditorium
131 S St John Ave
Pasadena, CA 91123

Parking and Directions:
Parking is available in the parking structure on St John Ave. – $10 CASH ONLY

From the West on the Pasadena Freeway (110): Exit at Orange Grove Blvd., go North (turn left) and proceed six traffic lights to Green Street. Turn right onto Green Street and park on the street, or go on Green St. and turn right onto St. John Ave. and park on the street or in the parking structure.
From the East on the Foothill Freeway (210): Exit at Orange Grove Blvd. via the Ventura Freeway (134). Go South (turn left) on Orange Grove, then turn left at the second traffic light onto Green Street and park on the street, or go on Green St. and turn right onto St. John Ave. and park on the street or in the parking structure.

From the Ventura Freeway (134): Exit at Orange Grove Blvd. and proceed straight onto Colorado Blvd. Turn right at the first traffic light onto St. John Ave., and park on St. John, in the parking structure, or circle the campus and park on Green Street.

From the North on the Foothill Freeway (210): Take the Colorado Blvd. exit, proceed straight onto St. John Ave., and park on St. John Ave., in the parking structure, or circle the campus and park on Green Street.