The Department of Music Programs, seven-time national winner of the ASCAP/Chamber Music America Award for Adventurous Programming, annually presents over one hundred concerts featuring leading international and local ensembles in programs of classical, jazz, Latin and new music.
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Art & Music
Eclectic and cutting-edge, LACMA’s Art & Music concert series, first-place winner of the ASCAP & Chamber Music America Award for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music, presents world-renowned performers and composers celebrating the museum’s visiting exhibitions and permanent collection.
Art & Music is made possible in part by the Colburn Foundation.
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Jazz at LACMA | See Upcoming
Jazz at LACMA features the art of jazz as practiced by leading Southern California artists. Celebrating over twenty years at LACMA, the program continues to be one of the museum’s most recognizable offerings. Jazz at LACMA is a celebration of L.A.’s finest jazz musicians and has featured such legends as Wayne Shorter, John Clayton, Kenny Burrell, Les McCann, Billy Childs, Arturo Sandoval, Cannonball-Coltrane Project, and Ernie Watts. Over 42,000 visitors attend the program annually from April through November.
Jazz at LACMA is made possible in part by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs. Broadcasts are made possible through the support of the office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl with additional support from the Johnny Mercer Foundation. Promotional support is provided by media sponsor KJAZZ 88.1.
Begun in 2006, Latin Sounds presents world-renowned artists playing the latest sounds from Cuba, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, and Los Angeles on Saturday afternoons from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The music program presents the wide range of music from indigenous work to contemporary blends and Salsa and have included Chuchito Valdez, Mongorama, Dori Caymmi, Afro-Cuban Jazz Project, and Costazul. Attended by over 88,000 visitors since its inception seven years ago, Latin Sounds offers a casual, festival-like environment that attracts a diverse group of Southern Californians from May through September.
In-kind media support is provided by KKJZ 88.1. Photo by Sean Doorley.
Sundays Live | See Upcoming
LACMA’s weekly chamber music series, Sundays Live, features the best of national, international, Los Angeles and emerging artists. These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public at 6 pm each Sunday in the Leo S. Bing Theater. Highlights include such diverse artists as the Encore Saxophone Quartet, violinist Roberto Cani, pianists Conor Hanick, Nadia Shpachenko, Andrei Baumann, and Petronel Malan, flutist Susan Greetnberg ,clarinettist Michele Zukovsky, lutenist Jason Yoshida, the Lyris and Telegraph Quartets, the Edenstill Guitar Duo, and our resident Capitol Ensemble.
Sundays Live is made possible in part by the Colburn Foundation, the Robert Gore Rifkind Foundation, the Sidney Stern Memorial Trust, and the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts.