[ alumni in the press ]
Los Angeles Times | By Steve Lopez
The first ovation did not take long. The moment the musicians entered the room Friday morning, the audience erupted.
The spectators were seated in five long rows, roughly 85 women altogether, all of them wearing the same outfit. Dark blue pants, white sneakers and light blue tops with black stenciling on the back.
“L.A. County Jail.”
Because they can’t attend a concert at Disney Hall, L.A. Philharmonic violinist Vijay Gupta [’07MM] told the inmates, it was his privilege to bring the music to them. His quartet began with the first movement of Haydn’s “Sunrise,” and the reaction was immediate. MORE