CURTIS OPERA THEATRE
Ms. Bottoms stars as Mrs. Lovett in Sondheim’s tale of the demon barber of Fleet Street, brought to life in Emma Griffins industrial, meat-locker production. Bass-Baritone Vartan Gabrielian takes on the title role, while Aaron Crouch, Sage DeAgro-Ruopp and Dennia Chmelensky co-star. Geoffrey MacDonald leads the Curtis Orchestra through this .
FIFTY TRILLION MOLECULAR GENIUSES
Brahms's Alto Rhapsody
Elgar's The Music Makers
Fifty Trillion Molecular Geniuses by The Brothers Balliett
Music Director, Mark Shapiro
A triptych of choral-orchestral works featuring the solo mezzo-soprano voice. Brahms’s Alto Rhapsody and Elgar’s buoyantly optimistic The Music Makers frame a newly commissioned work from The Brothers Balliett, performed with chorus and orchestra in the historic Stern Auditorium.
UCLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | ROYCE HALL
MAHLER, SYMPHONY No. 2
On the heels of a triumphant debut in December, Ms. Bottoms returns to Los Angeles to perform in Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony alongside the UCLA Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Proclaimed “one of the musical touchstones of our time” (The New York Times) and “an all-embracing work” (National Public Radio), this remarkable 90-minute masterpiece, played without intermission, will be led by Maestro Neal Stulberg.