16th iPalpiti Festival of International Laureates

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - Sunday, July 28, 2013
Alexandru Tomescu, violin soloist/Romania
Dana Ross
Robert Sherman is appearing at the Festival Forum on Monday, July 20. An award-winning broadcaster and music critic and columnist for The New York Times of 40 years, he is joined by a panel of prominent music critics of Los Angeles for shared questions, thoughts and opinions. Audience participation welcomed.

The acclaimed iPalpiti orchestral ensemble of international laureates returns to Los Angeles for its 16th annual iPalpiti Festival. From July 11 -28, 20 concerts/events will be presented in prestigious venues of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, culminating in a performance at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on Saturday, July 27 at 8p.m.

Under the direction of Maestro Eduard Schmieder, this ensemble of prize-winning musicians from around the globe performs to sold-out audiences in major concert halls throughout the world.

Performing since 1999, iPalpiti will once again hold summer residence in Beverly Hills with its highly anticipated annual concert at the historic Greystone Mansion on July 24.

In high demand by the southland communities, iPalpiti will open the festival in Encinitas, CA featuring seven soloists in daily concerts from July 11-14 at the new Encinitas Library, continuing a week-residence at SOKA Performing Arts Center, and concluding the SOKA 2013 season with a concert on Sunday, July 21, 2pm.

The featured soloist this festival is Romanian virtuoso Alexandru Tomescu, “a Violin Superstar” (Berliner Morgenpost).

Festival Info

About the sponsor:
Since its inception, iPalpiti Artists International (founded as Young Artists International) continuously fulfills its mission: advancing the careers of young, professional, talented classical musicians and promoting peace and understanding through music. Referred to as a “Musical Peace Corps,” iPalpiti’s international membership brings unique insight to music making, creating a cultural network among 200+ artists from all over the
world, forging life-time friendships and promoting universal awareness and understanding.