Event Details


Time: March 10, 2019 from 3pm to 5pm
Location: Veterans Memorial Auditorium
Street: 4117 Overland Avenue
City/Town: Culver City, CA 90230
Website or Map: http://www.ladso.org
Phone: 310-259-9604
Event Type: classical, music, concert
Organized By: Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra
Latest Activity: Jan 23

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Event Description

The LOS ANGELES DOCTORS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, under the baton of Music Director Ivan Shulman, is excited to present  a special concert  entitled "WATER MUSIC" that channels the many restless moods found in the world’s major rivers. We feature masterpieces by Bedřich Smetana (The Moldau), the world premiere of a new work by Iranian composer Farhad Poupel, (Zayande-Rud-The Motherly River), and by Robert Schumann (Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major- The Rhenish). As an additional attraction, we will present Édouard Lalo’s celebrated Cello Concerto in D-minorinterpreted by renowned Los Angeles cellist, John Walz. 


DATE AND LOCATION: Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 3 PM at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City , CA 90230

ADMISSION: $20 (18 years and younger admitted free). Tickets available at the door. Open seating.


CONCERT INFORMATION:info@ladso.org  Tel: 310;259-9604


OUR SOLOIST: John Walzis a celebrated soloist and chamber music artist, known for his dazzling virtuosity and elegant musicianship.  A student of the legendary French cellist, Pierre Fournier, he has appeared as soloist with more than 300 symphony orchestras on 5 continents.  His performances of 25 different concertos include both standard showcases and rarities like Martinu’s Concerto #1 and William Schuman’s Song of Orfeus.  In addition, he has had the honor of premiering works by many noted composers, including John Williams.


In 1979, Mr. Walz, along with pianist Edith Orloff, founded the Pacific Trio. Now performing with violinist Roger Wilkie, this renowned ensemble has played more than 900 concerts throughout North America and Europe.  In addition to his solo and chamber music duties, he is currently the principal cellist with the Los Angeles Opera, a position he previously held for 20 years with the Long Beach Symphony. 


His ever expanding discography includes recordings of the concertos by Dvorak, Haydn, Shostakovich, Bloch, Martinu and Vivaldi.  Pacific Trio recordings include Brahms, Shostakovich, Dvorak, Smetana, Beethoven’s Triple Concerto and Archduke Trio, an all-American CD, and the most recent, Trios of Korngold, Zemlinsky and Bloch. He is on the faculty of the Idyllwild Arts Summer Program and Academy, and the Colburn School.


THE LOS ANGELES DOCTORS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA(www.ladso.org), now in its 66th season, led by Maestro Ivan Shulman in his 29th consecutive year as Music Director, is one of the oldest medically-oriented community orchestras in the United States. Its mission is to provide enrichment of the communities it serves through the healing power of music, to support medical causes, and to support both young and emerging professional musicians in their pursuit of the discipline and joys found in musical expression.


Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra 10736 Jefferson Blvd, Unit 766, Culver City, CA 90230



This performance is made possible in part by the City of Culver City, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Performing Arts Grant Program, with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment, and by a grant from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

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