LACMA’s live music programs continue on throughout October with free weekly concerts from the Sundays Live and Jazz at LACMA music programs. All Angelenos are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Every Sunday at 6 pm, Angelenos seeking some culture cred gather at LACMA’s Bing Theater for these free, no reservations concerts.
Sunday, October 9
Performing Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Opus 34.
Sunday, October 16
Marcia Dickstein (harp), Jenny Olson (flute), and Judith Farmer (bassoon)
Performing André Jolivet:Pastorales de Noël and works to be announced.
Sunday, October 23
Pianist In Young Huh
Performing an all-Liszt program in honor of Liszt’s 100th birthday, October 22, 1811.
You can also listen to Sundays Live from the comfort of your own home, live via the magic of streaming audio: just click here at concert time: 6 pm every Sunday.
Get your JAZZ on at Jazz at LACMA
The popular Jazz at LACMA series are held at the BP Grand Entrance and are free, no reservations events.
Frank Strazzeri Quintet
Friday, October 7 | 6 pm
Twenty years ago, LACMA embarked on a new jazz series, which was opened by pianist Frank Strazzeri. This fall, the Los Angeles veteran returns to LACMA with his quintet. Strazzeri has worked with an amazing breadth of musicians, ranging from Billie Holiday to Al Hirt, Louie Bellson to Les Brown, Chet Baker to Maynard Ferguson, and has recorded for Revelation, Sea Breeze, Discovery, and Fresh Sound jazz labels.
Lesa Terry Quartet
Friday, October 14 | 6 pm
As a violinist, composer, artistic director, educator, and scholar, Dr. Lesa Terry is at the vanguard of contemporary musical interpretation and an artist whose creative genius consistently brings distinctive innovation to musical performance. Lesa’s accomplishments include performances with the Uptown String Quartet and Max Roach Double Quartet, 2006 Music Director for the Women’s Jazz Orchestra appearing at the Hollywood Bowl, International Association of Jazz Educators, Duke Ellington Centennial Conference, and a very special presentation at the United Nations in New York City.
Tamir Hendelman Trio
Friday, October 21 | 6 pm
Award-winning jazz pianist Tamir Hendelman has performed with the Jeff Hamilton Trio, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Harry Allen, Teddy Edwards, Warren Vache, Houston Person, Jeff Clayton, Nick Brignola, Phil Upchurch, Rickey Woodard, John Clayton, and Barbara Morrison. He is also featured on Natalie Cole’s Still Unforgettable and Barbara Streisand’s upcoming recording. Tamir’s musical travels have taken him from Alaska to New York, and from Thailand to Israel. In his own trio, he explores standards, Brazilian music, blues, and his Israeli roots.
Saturday, October 28 | 5 pm
Vocalist, songwriter, and recording artist Inga Swearingen has traveled the world performing at Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood, and the Festival of Voices, singing her own unique blend of jazz and folk music. Swearingen won first place at the Montreux Jazz Festival Shure Vocal Competition and has been featured on Garrison Keiller-s -Prairie Home Companion- broadcasts and concerts across the country. Whether putting her personal stamp on a jazz standard or combining the understated grooves of bossa nova with Swedish folk melodies, Inga captivates her audience with her gift of joyful melodic invention.