Concert Report : Concert At The Los Angeles County Museum Of Art

1034 Words Dec 14th, 2016 5 Pages
Regina Gurgenyan
Music 120
Ticket 3009
Concert Report 2 On November 6, 2016 at 6pm, I visited a concert in honor of the 202nd birthday of famous Belgian inventor and musician Adolphe Sax. The event took place at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Leo S. Bing Theater. It was my first time at this theater, and it left a fairly good impression. There were a large number of seats to accommodate a huge number of guests. The dark brown chairs were not the most comfortable, however, they were fairly spacious and allowed members of the audience to truly relax and enjoy the music. The large stage allows performers to feel empowered and do their best in order to connect with their listeners, and make the audience feel the emotion associated with their performances. Pieces that were performed during the recital are listed below:
Premiere Quatuor, Opus 53 by Jean-Baptiste Singelée
Andante and Bolero by Jules Demersseman
Fantasie sur un theme original by Jules Demersseman
Elegie by Nazaire Beeckman
Quartette de Concert by Caryl Florio
Sextuor by Jean-Georges Kastner

Sax entered the history of music as the creator or the saxophone, saxotromba, saxhorn, and saxtuba. In 1846, he put together a nice-looking instrument with a beautiful and original sound. Nowadays, in the twenty-first century, the saxophone is highly used in concerts and jazz bands. The first piece performed, Premiere Quatuor, Opus 53, is a beautiful masterpiece composed by Jean-Baptiste Singelée, a Belgian…
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