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Los Angeles Violoncello Society: L.A. STORY

When: Sunday April 15th 2018
Time: 4:00 PM
Where: Los Angeles Violoncello Society, Crossroads School, 1714 21st St, Santa Monica CA 90404

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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