LACO to perform Clara Schumann-themed “Burn My Letters”

Posted on: February 7, 2020

On February 7, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra will perform the U.S. premiere of Burn My Letters: Remembering Clara by Swedish composer Albert Schnelzer, inspired by the life and music of Clara Schumann. Music Director Jaime Martín will conduct the work, a co-commission with Ireland’s RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Finland’s Lahti Symphony Orchestra, and Sweden’s Gävle Symphony Orchestra. In addition to the February 7 performance, at The Soraya in Northridge, California, LACO will perform Burn My Letters February 8 at Glendale’s Alex Theatre and February 9 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The concerts also will feature Dvořák’s Symphony No. 6 and Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, with soloist Christian Tetzlaff.