Brinton Smith Events

Lincoln Center: L.A. STORY

When: Saturday January 6th 2018
Time: 2:30 PM
Where: Bruno Walter Auditorium, 111 Amsterdam Ave, New York NY 10023

Forced from their homelands by war and persecution, a generation of Europe’s most noteworthy and imaginative composers found a new home in Los Angeles, California. America Idealism, Hollywood glamour, and sunshine fueled a new era of creativity as the one time 'cultural desert' suddenly became host to one of the greatest collections of musical talent in the world.

Program

Leopold Godowsky (Heifetz) (LA 1916-'19) - Alt Wien (Triakontameron No.11)

Sergei Rachmaninoff (Smith) (LA '42-'43) - Serenade Op.3, No. 5

Igor Stravinsky (Dushkin) (LA '40-'69) - Berceuse

Arnold Schoenberg (LA '35-'51) - Saget mir auf welchem Pfade op. 15, No.5

Joseph Achron (LA '34-'43) - Stimmung ор.31 №1

Ernst Toch (LA '35-'64) - Three Impromptus for Cello Solo, Op. 90C

Alexandre Tansman (LA '41-'45) - Recueil de Mazurkas (a Albert Roussel): No. 2.

Louis Gruenberg (LA '37-'64) - Jazzettes

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (LA '39-'68) -I Nottambuli, Op. 47


-- intermission --

Miklós Rózsa (LA '40-'95) - Toccata capricciosa, Op.36

Erich Wolfgang Korngold (LA '38-'57) - Four Pieces from Much Ado About Nothing, Op.11

Franz Waxman (LA '35-'67) - Carmen Fantasy

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