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LAMC: Andes to the Sea Print
Sunday, April 29 2012, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
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Los Angeles Master Chorale presents

Andes to the Sea

Sunday, April 29, 2012, 7 pm

Program

Sponsored by: The James Irvine Foundation

From the Andes to the plains, the mountains to the sea, South America has become a hotbed of musical innovation. The “Venezuelan choral miracle,” fostered by the same El Sistema that produced Gustavo Dudamel, has spawned over 2,000 new choirs and a brilliant crop of composers to meet an insatiable demand for repertoire. We’ll highlight works by Alberto Grau, María Guinand and the new generation of Venezuelan choral composers — everything from evocations of the earth goddess to rhythmically virtuoso popular songs of the barrios and the llanos. We invited back Huayucaltia, L.A.'s most innovative Latin American folk jazz ensemble, to join our singers in a world premiere by Gabriela Lena Frank. This colorful musical tapestry will be dramatic, vibrant, propulsive and fun!

“Under Gershon, the Master Chorale seems to be able to master anything.” LA Times

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  • QUICK CONCERT FACTS
    • Start Time: 7 pm
    • Disney Hall Box Office Opens: 5 pm
    • Doors Open: 5:30 pm
    • ListenUp!: 6 pm (free to ticketholders)
          with Gabriela Lena Frank
    • Running Time: 2 hours with intermission
    • 62 singers | Huayucaltia

Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.

Box Office: Tickets cannot be purchased in person at the Disney Hall Box Office until 5:00 pm the evening of the performance. On concert days, box office staff can be reached at 213-972-7282 starting at 1 pm, and the best time to call is between 1 pm and 3 pm. You may also leave a message, and your call will be returned. Tickets can be purchased online 24/7 up until three hours prior to each concert.

 

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