Through the Amplifying Voices program, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is proud to be collaborating with composer Shelley Washington.
Beloved by audiences and praised by critics, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, known to Angelenos as LACO, is a preeminent interpreter of historical masterworks as well as a champion of contemporary composers. LACO was founded in 1968 as an artistic outlet for the recording industry’s most gifted musicians.
With an eclectic palette that draws elements from jazz, rock, American folk and other contemporary musical spaces, Washington (b. 1991) seeks to tell memorable sonic stories that comment on current and past social narratives, both personal and observed. Her music has been described as “slightly wild, slightly mysterious” while having the ability to “powerfully [tell] stories” (Peter Alexander).
Boise Phil, Velma V. Morrison Center
EXTENSITY Concert Series, Uncommonly Studio at The Box Factory