SPECIAL POST FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY RESIDENTS

This is an unlisted delight—a symphony orchestra of 80 or more professional musicians who play what I call the popular classics.  We’ve been attending for several years and it’s a refreshing experience.  I encourage you to subscribe.

2013/2014 Masterpiece Series

SEASON OPENER with SARAH CHANG
Friday, October 4, 2013, 8pm / Oxnard Performing Arts Center
Saturday, October 5, 2013, 8pm / Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Sunday, October 6, 2013, 4pm / Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School

Marcelo Lehninger, conductor; Sarah Chang, violin

Beethoven – Overture to Egmont
Bruch – Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Opus 26
Gershwin – Cuban Overture
Piazzolla/Mechitti – Two Tangos
Ginastera – Four Dances from Estancia

CLASSICAL SYMPHONY
Friday, November 1, 2013, 8pm / Oxnard Performing Arts Center
Saturday, November 2, 2013, 8pm / Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Sunday, November 3, 2013, 4pm / Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School

Marcelo Lehninger, conductor; Andrew von Oeyen, piano

Prokofiev – Classical Symphony, Opus 25
Haydn – Concerto in D Major for Piano & Orchestra, Hob. XVIII:11
Prokofiev – Concerto No.4 in B-flat Major for Piano (left hand) & Orchestra, Opus 53
Mozart – Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K.335, “Haffner”

BOLERO
Friday, January 24, 2014, 8pm / Oxnard Performing Arts Center
Saturday, January 25, 2014, 8pm / Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Sunday, January 26, 2014, 4pm / Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School

Boris Brott, conductor; Danielle Belen, violin

Dekas – L’apparenti Sorcier (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice)
Lolo – Symphonie espagnol, Opus 21
Saint-Saens – Symphony No. 2 in A Minor, Opus 55
Ravel – Bolero

PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
Friday, February 21, 2014, 8pm / Oxnard Performing Arts Center
Saturday, February 22, 2014, 8pm / Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Sunday, February 23, 2014, 4pm / Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School

Marcelo Lehninger, conductor; Cristina Ortiz, piano

Ravel – Ma Mere l’Oye (Mother Goose Suite)
Villa-Lobos – Mamaprecoce
Mussorgsky/Ravel – Pictures of an Exhibition

VERDI REQUIEM
Friday, March 21, 2014, 8pm / Oxnard Performing Arts Center
Saturday, March 22, 2014, 8pm / Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Sunday, March 23, 2014, 4pm / Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School

Marcelo Lehninger, conductor; New West Symphony Chorus & Los Robles Master Chorale, Lesley Leighton, director

Verdi – Messa da Requiem

BEETHOVEN FIFTH
Friday, April 25, 2014, 8pm / Oxnard Performing Arts Center
Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8pm / Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Sunday, April 27, 2014, 4pm / Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School

Marcelo Lehninger, conductor; Sonia Goulart, piano

Chopin – Concerto No. 2 in F Minor for Piano & Orchestra, Opus 21
Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Opus 67

For tickets and/or questions, check out the website at newwestsymphony.org or call (866) 776-8400.

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