UCLA Live Announces 2006-07 Season

Classic Arts News   UCLA Live Announces 2006-07 Season
An eclectic array of music and dance events highlight the 2006-07 UCLA Live season, announced this week by the Los Angeles presenter.

Anonymous 4 perform excerpts from Gloryland, their latest album, with folk instrumentalists Darol Anger and Scott Nygaard.

The Kronos Quartet doubles up with Bang on a Can & Iva Bittova for an evening of electronic music, including the UCLA Live-commissioned Nomatophobis by J. G. Thirlwell.

Mozart's birthday will be celebrated by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, with artistic director Jeffrey Kahane conducting from the keyboard.

Vladimir Spivakov conducts the National Philharmonic of Russia in Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, with pianist Olga Kern, Shostakovich's Festival Overture, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5.

Dance events include the Lyon Opera Ballet performing works by European women choreographers, Israel's Batsheva Dance Company, and Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras.

Also on the lineup are Musicians from Marlboro, violinist Gidon Kremer, mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, Leon Fleischer and Jaime Laredo performing Schubert, the Mombasa Party and the Royal Drummers of Burundi, and the F_s Festival of World Sacred Music

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