In the media : TU professor leads festival of international musicians

July 19, 2010

Edward Schmieder conducts as Luiza Borac plays piano during a rehearsal in Hannon Theater at Mount Saint Mary's College in Brentwood for the upcoming iPalpiti Festival. (Anne Cusack, Los Angeles Times / July 18, 2010)

iPalpiti’s world of talent

The Eduard Schmieder-powered festival spotlighting international musicians builds toward a showcase concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall

By Matthew Erikson, Special to the Los Angeles Times

July 18, 2010

To the uninitiated, the name “iPalpiti” might conjure up a new line of Apple products. For those most familiar with the artist foundation and two-week music festival of the same name based in Los Angeles, iPalpiti is about spotlighting international talent (mostly string musicians from their late teens to early 30s) and presenting those players in a broad and creative range of musical combinations and repertoire.

Now in its 13th year, iPalpiti has also become a respected fixture in L.A.’s summer musical calendar with public performances throughout the city and in Beverly Hills. On Saturday, the festival culminates with its annual showcase concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall, featuring the iPalpiti Orchestra and guest soloists.

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