Tim Burton

L.A. Chamber Orchestra's impressive guest conductor leads homage to Tim Burton, 'A Freak in Burbank'

L.A. Chamber Orchestra's impressive guest conductor leads homage to Tim Burton, 'A Freak in Burbank'

Facing the imminent departure of music director Jeffrey Kahane, who steps down in 2017 after his 20th season, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra has hosted a string of superb guest conductors including Matthias Pintscher, Karina Canellakis and Peter Oundjian, giving the search committee plenty to think about.

Now LACO can add Danish conductor Thomas Dausgaard to that list of prospective music directors. Dausgaard, 53, is chief conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony and Swedish Chamber orchestras, and as principal guest conductor of the Seattle Symphony, he recently released a riveting recording of Mahler’s Symphony No. 10.

On Sunday night at Royce Hall, Dausgaard made...

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