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Celebrating Lalo Schifrin: 85th birthday concert
October 7, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Guest Conductor Chris Walden will lead an all-star big band and special guests in celebrating Lalo’s life, artistry, and esteemed body of work. Flutist Sara Andon will solo with the band for a pair of historic Schifrin pieces. Additional special guests to be announced.
Lalo Schifrin is a venerated composer, conductor, pianist, and jazz musician. He has written classic television themes and over 100 film scores including Mission: Impossible, Mannix, Bullitt, Cool Hand Luke, The Cincinnati Kid, The Competition and so many more. His five Grammys, one Cable ACE Award, and six Academy Award nominations is a testament to his impact on the music industry.The evening will be hosted by Robert Townson.
A silent auction and pre-concert VIP reception will take place at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds will go to support music education in schools and aide for professional musicians in crisis. Doors for the show open at 7:30 p.m. and the concert will begin at 8pm. VIP Tickets include preferred seating concert tickets, a 6:30 pm Cocktail reception and silent auction. Call 818-257-0333 Cindy Pease for VIP Tickets and Sponsorship or visit musiciansatplay.org for more info. General admission tickets are available at alextheatre.org.