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Classical Pick of the Week: Jonathan Gold, Susan Feniger and Michael Ruhlman Pair Up With LA Chamber Orchestra for 'Westside Connections'

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Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's Westside Connections series adds some culinary flair with a few special guests to discuss and examine the relationships between music and food. Acclaimed author, cook, journalist and food blogger Michael Ruhlman opens the series on March 1st, Former LA Weekly food critic (and Pulitzer prize winner) Jonathan Gold on March 22nd, and TV personality Susan Feniger (of Border Grill) on April 5th. All three concerts take place at the Broad Stage.

The first of the series takes place this Thursday at 7:30 PM. The LA Phil's Joanne Pearce Martin joins a few LACO artists in performances of Rossini, Puccini, De Falla, and Paul Schoenfield. Tickets are available online and subscriptions for the entire series are available for $120.

The Pacific Symphony has pianist Joyce Yang this weekend performing Rachmaninoff's 3rd (not a shocker there). There are three performances this weekend, on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 PM. Thanks to twitter, you can use the code MIRACULOUS to get 20% off tickets for this weekend's performances here.

The Southwest Chamber Music group kicks off some a celebration for John Cage this Saturday and Sunday with One6 and One10 (Both works feature audio-kinetic sound sculptures by Mineko Grimmer). This weekend's performances take place at JANM.