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iPalpiti  21st Season Festival Opening Night Gala

Festival opens its 21st season with a gala celebrating Maestro Eduard Schmieder’ 70th birthday. Acclaimed for its “beauteous string playing”, its “lustrous, polished tone” and its “splendid and colorful sound,” iPalpiti (Italian for “heartbeat”) orchestra returns to Los Angeles featuring 25 select young prize-winning classical solo musicians from 22 countries.  MAJESTIC CLASSICS program will feature Bach Chaconne, Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations  with cellist Eldar Saparayev, and Mussorgsky’ Pictures at an Exhibition.

AGE RESTRICTION FOR GUESTS: 5 years and older.

“One of the highlights – in some years, the highlight – of the summer here” (Los Angeles Times)

“A dazzling international chamber orchestra… World-class performances.” (Los Angeles Times)

“Eduard Schmieder’s art is all about communicating emotional energy through glorious sound.” (Los Angeles Times

“Schmieder’s programming [is] imaginative and unpredictable.” (American Record Guide