Enjoy concerts featuring leading international and local ensembles in programs of classical, jazz, Latin, and new music.
Jazz at LACMA is back! Join us for evenings of live music, picnicking, and community on the LACMA grounds. The free concerts are presented Friday evenings from April to November.
Jazz at LACMA is a celebration of L.A.’s finest jazz musicians and has featured such legends as Wayne Shorter, The Yellowjackets, Quincy Jones All Star Orchestra with John Clayton, Arturo Sandoval, Jeff Lorber, Billy Childs, Tierney Sutton, Ernie Watts, and many more. Concerts are broadcast on KJAZZ (88.1 FM) every Sunday evening from 7–9 pm and include interviews with featured performers. Jazz at LACMA is produced under the direction of Director of Music Programs Mitch Glickman.
Jazz at LACMA is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Broadcasts are made possible through the support of the County of Los Angeles. Promotional support is provided by media sponsor KJAZZ 88.1
Latin Sounds is back! Join us for evenings of live music, picnicking, and community on the LACMA grounds.. These free concerts are presented Saturday evenings from Memorial Day weekend in May to Labor Day weekend in September.
Latin Sounds features world-renowned artists performing everything from Indigenous music to the latest sounds from Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, and Los Angeles! Featured artists have included Dori Caymmi, Costazul, Echo Park Project, Mongorama, and Chuchito Valdes.
Latin Sounds is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Promotional support is provided by media sponsor KJAZZ 88.1.
Eclectic and cutting-edge, Art & Music, winner of the ASCAP & Chamber Music America Award for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music, presents world-renowned performers and composers celebrating LACMA’s exhibitions and permanent collection.
LACMA presents Classical Around Town with the ABC+ Ensemble.
These hour-long concerts feature a string quartet of leading BIPOC musicians performing family-friendly music, with a Q&A to follow each concert. These fun, informal, and intimate presentations are geared toward families and those who enjoy and want to learn more about classical music in an informal setting. These concerts will take place in various locations around Los Angeles.
The ABC+ Ensemble includes Chris Woods, Stephanie Matthews, Laurann Angel, and Adrienne Woods. The group varies in size with guest performers, and presents a wide repertoire that takes audiences of all ages through classical music from the past to the present, including works from Black, Latin, and Indigenous composers.
Chris Woods, violin—Former Concertmaster, Southwest Symphony; Co-founder, Gemini Strings; studio musician (American Idol, Justin Timberlake); and composer
Stephanie Matthews, violin—Co-founder, Re-Collective Orchestra, and studio musician (Lizzo, Academy Awards)
Laurann Angel, viola—Co-founder, Gemini Strings, and studio musician (Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga)
Adrienne Woods, cello—Studio musician (John Legend, Michael Bublé, Ariana Grande)