Genre-defying compositions, a rising-star violinist and much, much more. Our classical subscription returns this year with a rich blend of both the familiar and the unexpected.

Improvisation upon One Note

NOV 8, 2017 / 7:30PM
The trailblazing mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital and soulful clarinetist and composer Kinan Azmeh team up with chamber orchestra The Knights for an extraordinary collaboration. Program to feature original, baroque and romantic masterworks, all grounded in the classical tradition and crossing boundaries into the worlds of Middle Eastern, Balkan, klezmer and jazz.

AZMEH/AVITAL/THE KNIGHTS – Improvisation upon One Note supported by a generous gift from Lloyd E. Rigler – Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation.

Antonio Lysy & Tom Beghin
Tracing Beethoven’s Genius through the Sonata Cycle for Piano and Cello

DEC 17, 2017 / 2:00PM
Broad Stage favorite Antonio Lysy (Te Amo, Argentina Holidays with Bach) teams with acclaimed fortepiano player Tom Beghin performing the complete Beethoven sonata cycle for piano and cello. These five sonatas take the audience on a journey through Beethoven’s life, covering all three of the composer’s major creative periods.

Garrick Ohlsson

FEB 23, 2018 / 7:30PM
Making his Broad Stage debut, award-winning concert pianist Garrick Ohlsson is often regarded as one of the greatest of our day.

Beethoven: Sonata in C minor, Op. 13 “Pathétique”
Scriabin: Selections including Sonata No. 5, Op. 53
Schubert: Sonata in B-flat major, D. 960

Simone Porter

MAR 10, 2018 / 7:30PM
Violinist Simone Porter has been recognized as an emerging artist of impassioned energy, musical integrity and vibrant sound. Declared “on the cusp of a major career” by the Los Angeles Times, the Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient make her Broad Stage solo recital debut.

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Non-Member: $302/$248/$185

Avi Avital

Wed / Nov 8, 2017

Antonio Lysy & Tom Beghin

Sun / Dec 17, 2017

Garrick Ohlsson

Fri / Feb 23, 2018

Simone Porter

Sat / Mar 10, 2018