“Celebrating Diversity in Classical Music” concert and discussion to feature L.A. Orchestra Fellows

Posted on: October 22, 2018

On October 23, musicians from the new Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship program will perform with musicians from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Street Symphony, and USC Thornton School of Music for “Let All Voices Be Heard: Celebrating Diversity in Classical Music.” The free concert at USC’s Newman Recital Hall features the first class of fellows, including violinists Sydney Adedamola and Ayrton Pisco, violist Bradley Parrimore, and cellist Juan-Salvador Carrasco. Guest artists include Anthony McGill, principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic; Todd Strange, a tenor with the LA Master Chorale; and musicians from LACO including violinists Tereza Stanislav and Cheryl Norman-Brick, violist Robert Brophy, and cellist Giovanna Clayton. A panel discussion will follow, moderated by Derrick Spiva, LACO’s artist educator, and including McGill and Clayton as well as composer Juan Pablo Contreras and Akilah Morgan, executive assistant of the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (ICYOLA). Launched in August 2018, the Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship was conceived by a partnership of ICYOLA, LACO, and USC Thornton.

Posted October 22, 2018