Editor’s Note: As your cultural correspondent will be on a different continent this month, here are October’s activities in advance.
Weekend of October 4-5
Sat. Oct 4 8pm
8 Chester Place, LA, CA, 90007
Richard Stoltzman, Clarinet; Menahem Pressler, Piano
Schubert, Sonatina in D, D. 384; Berg, Four Pieces, Op. 5; Brahms Sonata in F, Op. 120/1
Darwin’s Garden: An Evolutionary Adventure
Opening Sat. Oct. 4th
The Huntington.1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108. (626)405.2100
Lecture: American Wartime Propaganda
Sat. Oct 4th. 4 p.m.
Norton Simon. 411 W. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91105.
(626) 449.6840 http://www.nortonsimon.org/
Weekend of October 11-12
Tradition as Innovation in African Art
Ahmanson Building, Plaza Level
LACMA. 5905 Wilshire Blvd. LA, CA 90036.
Fri. Oct. 10 7:30 p.m. Sun. Oct 12. 2:00 p.m LA Opera. 135 North Grand Ave, LA CA 90012. (213) 972-8001. http://www.losangelesopera.com/
Confucius: Shaping Values Through Art
Pacific Asia Museum. 46 N. Los Robles Ave. Pasadena, CA, 91101.
(626) 449. 2742
Weekend of October 17-19
Surf Orpheus- Oct 17 8 pm
Auditorium, Getty Villa
17985 Pacific Coast Highway.
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.
Baroque Variations: Anderszewski Plays Bach- Sat. Oct 18
Piotr Anderszewski, piano
Bach: Partita No. 2 in C minor; Partita No. 1 in B-Flat, BWV, 825; Prelude and Fugue No. 19 in A from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II; Prelude and Fugue No. 20 in A minor from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II; English Suite No. 6 in D minor, BWV 811
Walt Disney Concert Hall. 111 South Grand Ave., LA, CA 90012
Camerata Pacifica- October 17-23
Fri. Oct 17. Hahn Hall, Santa Barbara: 1:00 p.m and 7:30 p.m
Sun. Oct 19. Temple Beth Torah, Ventura. 3:00 p.m.
Tues. Oct 21. Huntington Library, San Marino 8:00 p.m.
Thurs. Oct. 23. Zipper Hall, LA, 8:00 p.m
Saint Saens, Sonata for Bassoon, Op. 168. Gaubert. Flute Sonata in A Major. Harbison. Twilight Music. Villa-Lobos. Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6. Brahms. Horn Trio in E-Flat Major, Op. 40.Adrian Spence, Catherine Leonard, John Steinmetz, Steve Becknell, Kevin Fitzgerald. For more information about the concerts, please see: