Grand Performances returns with more exclusive content to keep your summer vibrant and eventful. Our next show is this Wednesday, July 8th, when we will welcome poet and teaching artist Natalie Patterson for her artist TAKEOVER of our Facebook and Instagram accounts.
GP has had Supernova on our stage before, but it's been quite some time since the ensemble has even played together. Before you see the quartet onstage Aug. 12, learn a little about Supernova through this quick interview with quartet member Jacob Szekely.
LACO returns to the GP stage next week, this time with a string quartet rather than the full orchestra. We spoke briefly with executive director Scott Harrison about the upcoming program on Aug. 12 with Supernova.
We sat down with Justin Jimenez--Urban Badlands curator and The Altons' general manager--for a behind-the-scenes look at our upcoming program. Justin started out as one of our GP family, interning in Artist Relations with Director of Programming Leigh Ann Hahn. We're delighted to have him back this year as he comes into his own, bringing Gemma Castro, The Altons, and The Steady 45s with him.
You may be wondering what we do at Grand Performances when it’s not summer. Well first there is lots of rest (whew), a few international conferences, and most importantly, MORE [...]
photo 1: The daytime conference and tradeshow activities were held at Cidade da Cultura de Galicia (in Santiago de Compostela, Spain) which is a complex of buildings designed to reflect Galicia’s rolling hills upon which the development is sited. (Photo: Leigh Ann Hahn) photo 2: The Iran Music Association is just one of the 300+ exhibitors supported by countries, recording labels, festivals, educational and cultural institutions, individual artists. (Photo: Leigh Ann Hahn) photo 3: CHURROS!!! Just like the crispy deep-fried choux pastry we know and love in L.A. except that like their Mexican counterparts, Spaniards serve them with thick and rich hot chocolate. (Photo: Leigh Ann Hahn) photo 4: Saxophonist, composer and bandleader Kamasi Washington has been featured in a number of European music magazines. (Photo: Leigh Ann Hahn)
With profound appreciation, Grand Performances facilitated our Director's Council members on Sunday, March 8th for an exceptional assembling in the underground dining spot KTCHN 105. Members appreciated sweet and sour [...]