Soraya Stories: Richard Kaufman

Soraya Stories: Richard Kaufman

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Name: Richard Kaufman

About: Grammy Award-winner and CSUN alumni Richard Kaufman has devoted much of his musical life to conducting and supervising music for film and television productions, as well as performing film and classical music in concert halls and on recordings. He has conducted the New West Symphony and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra on The Soraya stage with performances including Amadeus Live, Buster Keaton's The General, and On the Waterfront.



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A Look back to Richard Kaufman's time at The Soraya 

Opening Night Gala (Jan 29, 2011) (Photo: Lee Choo)
Richard Kaufman conducts Ben Hur: A Tale of Christ, starring Stewart Copland on drums and featuring New West Symphony (Mar 16, 2016) (Photo: Luis Luque)
Richard Kaufman Interviews Jamie Farr, star of M*A*S*H, before conducting the score to Buster Keaton’s The General (Mar 25, 2017) (Photo: Luis Luque)
Richard Kaufman, Buster Keaton’s The General featuring Dennis James on Organ (Mar 25, 2017) (Photo: Luis Luque )
Richard Kaufman, Amadeus Live, featuring Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and members of LA Opera (Sep 16, 2017) (Photo: )

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