Black and white photo of composer Juan Pablo Contreras standing in front of a piano indoors.

LACO premieres new commission by Juan Pablo Contreras

The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) will present the world premiere of a work by Latin GRAMMY-nominated composer and USC Thornton alumnus Juan Pablo Contreras (DMA ‘21). “Lucha Libre!” will be performed on December 11 at 8 p.m. at Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena. “Lucha Libre!” is a LACO sound Investment commission that pays tribute to Mexican masked wrestling, the unique cultural phenomenon the composer watched as a child growing up in Guadalajara.

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