February 26, 2022

The second concert of Pittance’s Season VIII features LA Opera Orchestra Principal Oboe Leslie Reed, pianist Edith Orloff and members of the LA Opera Orchestra, in a recital program of favorite works that reflect the lyric side of the oboe, ranging from the pastoral to folk traditions, including works inspired by famous paintings.


Saint-Saens: Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Gilles Silvestrini: Etudes for Oboe (inspired by paintings of Boudin, Monet, Renoir and Manet)
Joseph Horovitz: Quartet for Oboe and Strings
Gabriel Fauré: Pièce
Jacques Ibert: Escales
Nino Rota: Elegia
Gabriel Pierne: Serenade
Alyssa Morris: Collision Etudes (inspired by paintings of Cassatt, Mitchell, Thomas, and O’Keeffe)
Arnold Bax: Quintet for Oboe and Strings


Leslie Reed, Oboe
Edith Orloff, Piano
Members of the LA Opera Orchestra