In Women’s History Month, enjoy the ‘honey-colored voice’ (Opera News ) of Sasha Cooke and a world premiere by rising composer Julia Adolphe, whose style is ’a neat fusion of shimmering textures and cataclysmic climaxes’ (Financial Times ). In a welcome return to LACO, Canadian Jon Kimura Parker brings his trademark liquid tone…gorgeous voicing…and dazzling showmanship’ (Winnipeg Free Press ) to the romantic Brahms concerto.
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Jon Kimura Parker, piano
JULIA ADOLPHE – Sound Investment Commission (world premiere)
HANDEL – As with rosy steps the morn’ from Theodora
MOZART – ‘Deh, per questo istante solo’ from La clemenza di Tito
MAHLER – Selections from Rückert Lieder
BRAHMS – Piano Concerto No. 2
Programs and artists subject to change.