Christina Pluhar

Christina Pluhar

L’Arpeggiata is a new music ensemble (or maybe a jazz ensemble) masquerading as a baroque ensemble. At the heart of this chameleon-like collection of inventive musicians is Pluhar. Leading the ensemble, theorbo in hands, she makes music that bridges epochs, treating centuries-old scores as points of departure. I first became familiar with her work through recordings, pausing and replaying passages over and over, amazed at what I heard. The virtuosity is awe-inspiring, but the way that she and her fellow travelers make those of us in the audience feel personally connected to the music unfolding before us is, perhaps, her greatest gift.

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Chad Smith

Chad Smith, Chief Operating Officer for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, is responsible for the artistic oversight and coordination of the orchestra’s programming, …more 

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  1. Mark says:

    I LOVE this group. A brilliant, fresh take on so much great music.

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