Laurel Canyon-centric MUSE/IQUE concert premieres at Huntington Library/Skirball
MUSE/IQUE continues its adventurous yearlong concert series, L.A. Composed: A Festival of Los Angeles Music, with “Laurel Canyon,” a musical journey into one of rock-n-roll’s most mythical neighborhoods, home to artists such as The Byrds, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Carole King, Joni Mitchell and James Taylor, all of whom shaped a generation with their timeless music. “Laurel Canyon” takes place April 6 and 7, at 7:30 p.m., at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, and April 10, at 7:30 p.m., at the Skirball Cultural Center.
Joining MUSE/IQUE’s stellar roster of musicians is singer-songwriter Nikka Costa, making her MUSE/IQUE debut, and returning favorite, tenor Ashley Faatoalia.
“Laurel Canyon” also welcomes to the MUSE/IQUE stage LAVA (Los Angeles Vocal Artists), Jeffrey Bernstein as music director, a youth choir from the California School for the Arts, San Gabriel Valley, Caroline Buckman on viola, Marisa Kuney on violin, Timothy Loo on cello, Kaveh Rastegar on bass, Justin Smith on guitar, Alan Steinberger on piano/keyboards, Jamey Tate on drums and Tim Young, guitar.
Curated and led by founder and artistic director Rachael Worby, L.A. Composed runs until November. Tickets are on sale now at muse-ique.com/events-and-rsvps.