Jul. 3, 2019
LA Lawyers Philharmonic marks 10th anniversary at Disney Hall
A capacity crowd at Disney Hall marked the 10th anniversary of the Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic.
LOS ANGELES — A capacity crowd at Disney Hall marked the 10th anniversary of the Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic. The June 29 concert featured the “O Fortuna” from Carmina Burana, the “Ode to Joy” from Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, selections from Man of La Mancha and a salute to composer Charles Fox who conducted his scores to “Killing Me Softly” and TV theme songs including Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, Love Boat.
Kevin C. Brazile, presiding judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, delivered remarks. From left are Brazile, Justice (and violist) Helen Bendix of the 2nd District Court of Appeall, Gary S. Greene, the orchestra’s founder and conductor, attorney (and composer) Selma Moidel Smith and Arthur Gilbert, presiding justice of the 2nd District Court of Appeal, Division Six (and pianist).
Moidel, who recently turned 100, received the 2019 June Lockhart Humanitarian Award.
A portion of proceeds benefited the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Counsel for Justice and the Beverly Hills Bar Foundation.
— David Houston