Visiting Orchestras Set for 1986-87

The Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, Orchestre National de France and Warsaw Philharmonic are among the visiting orchestras scheduled to appear in Los Angeles and Orange County during the 1986-87 season.

The Chicago Symphony (Feb. 7, 9) and Warsaw Philharmonic (March 16) will visit the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion; at UCLA, the Cleveland (Oct. 24 and 25) and French ensembles will appear at Royce Hall, and the Orchestre National will make the first concert appearance on its local swing at Ambassador Auditorium (March 10).

The Cleveland Orchestra, conducted by Christoph von Dohnanyi, will also appear at the Orange County Performing Arts Center Oct. 26; Chicago Symphony, Sir Georg Solti, conductor, Feb. 2, and Orchestre National de France, Lorin Maazel, conductor, March 13. Kazimierz Kord will conduct the Warsaw Philharmonic March 18, with pianist Misha Dichter as soloist.

Also under Orange County Philharmonic Society auspices, the Los Angeles Philharmonic will play four concerts at the performing arts center--Oct. 9, Dec. 6, Jan. 31 and April 25, 1987. Two of these concerts will be conducted by music director Andre Previn. The Oct. 9 concert, with violinist Isaac Stern, will be conducted by Kurt Sanderling; the Jan. 31 program by Esa-Pekka Salonen. The society has been presenting the Philharmonic at Santa Ana High School in Orange County since 1962.

The center will also present two other Los Angeles Philharmonic appearances, Sept. 29 and Oct. 1. Zubin Mehta has already been announced as conductor for the Sept. 29 concert, which will officially open the center's 3,000-seat theater in Costa Mesa.

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