RECOMMENDED FOR APRIL 2013
A fundamental American tragedy.
Pulitzer Prize Nominee Sarah Ruhl retells the classic Greek myth of Orpheus through the eyes of his new wife, Eurydice. ANW has handled Greek themes beautifully in the past.
In her impoverished father’s castle, a kindhearted girl dreams of escaping the tyranny of her vain stepsisters. When the prince announces that he will choose his bride at a glamorous ball, she seizes the opportunity to take control of her own destiny.
Salon de Musique, Sunday, April 14th 2013, 4.00 pm HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Always a charming afternoon of chamber music, including conversation and a light dinner overlooking the Music Center plaza. This concert: RECITAL: ANDREW SHULMAN Cello , STEVEN VANHAUWAERT Piano CHOPIN: Cello Sonata op 65 in G minor
CAMILLO SCHUMANN: Cello Sonata in C minor n°2 op 99 (USA Premiere)
F.DELIUS: Romance for Cello and Piano
‘Alvin Ailey Dance,’ At the Music Center, Apr 17-Apr21, 2013 HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
A staple at The Music Center since 1998, Ailey will return to Los Angeles for the first time under the leadership of its new artistic director Robert Battle.
Program: Handel Concerto Grosso in A major; Mozart ; Andrew Norman Sound Investment commission (world premiere); Ginastera Variaciones Concertantes