Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra

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The Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra (also known as LAV) is an instrumental ensemble based in Los Angeles, California, committed to the support and advocacy of music education in schools and the community. LAV donates 100 percent of net revenues from its subscription performances to advance music education.[1]

The Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra in concert

History[edit]

Carlo Ponti founded the orchestra in December 2013.[2]

The ensemble debuted at Napa Valley Festival del Sole in July 2014.[3][4]

Third concert season (2017/18) currently being performed at the Raymond Kabbaz Theatre in Los Angeles under Carlo Ponti,[5] music and artistic director.

Composition[edit]

The Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra's core size is of 22 strings, (two sections of six violins each, four violas, four cellos and two basses). The orchestra's instrumental forces can be reduced or expanded as per works performed.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Giving 100% - Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra". Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Who we are - Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra". Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Sweeney, Cynthia. "Ponti debuts new orchestra at Lincoln Theater". The Weekly Calistogan. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Keolker, James. "Opera Gala provides a grand finale for Festival del Sole 2014". Napa Valley Register. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Home - Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra". Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "The Orchestra - Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra". Retrieved 7 November 2014.