Musicians at Play and Music Fund Los Angeles are honored to present Lalo Schifrin’s 85th Birthday Concert on October 7th 2017 at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale. 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 6:00 pm Cocktail reception and silent auction. Call 818-257-0333 Cindy Pease for VIP Tickets and Sponsorship or visit musiciansatplay.org for more info.