Week of March 16, 2009
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Khosrow Soltani, ney
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Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 (Classical)
Vali: Toward that Endless Plain
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 (Reformation)
Click here for a video and images of "Toward that Endless Plain".
We celebrate Felix Mendelssohn's 200th birthday with a performance of his beautiful Symphony No. 5 -- which the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's Jeffrey Kahane feels is one of the great little-told musical stories of this German genius' life.
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