Going Baroque in Hollywood: A Fundraiser for the Picnic Operetta featuring violist John Scanlon
$50 for beverages and world class entertainment in an intimate setting overlooking Lake Phalen
This events supports Mixed Precipitation and their performance of the Picnic Operetta, bringing together opera, food and community to celebrate the harvest.
A seasoned and sassy violist, John Scanlon has played in major orchestras, chamber ensembles and as a studio recording musician for over 400 major motion pictures.
The program will feature German and French Baroque repertoire by Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber von Bibern (1644 -1704), Arcangelo Corelli (1651 - 1713) and George Philipp Teleman (1681 - 1767) as well as contemporary works Marie Newman and film composer Miklós Rózsa.
He can be heard on the soundtracks for television programs such as Star Trek The Next Generation, The Simpsons and Family Guy. He also played for Titanic, Spider Man, Beauty and the Beast, Jurassic Park and over 400 other major motion pictures. John recorded with pop artists such as Barbra Streisand, Garth Brooks, Rod Stewart and Harry Connick, Jr. For several years John was a member of the orchestra for the Academy, Emmy and Grammy Awards. A former member of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra, he played frequently with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
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