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Exciting Program Planned For CC Symphony Orchestra

The Culver City Symphony Orchestra continues its 2017-18 Season with a concert, Back to Culver City, Sunday, February 25, 2018, 4 pm.

 

February 15, 2018

Following its much applauded concert at First Presbyterian Church, Santa Monica, the orchestra returns to home-base, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230.

The concert features Andy Park, Viola, Intermediate Division Winner of the Orchestra sponsored Parness Concerto Competition. Frank Fetta is the orchestra conductor and music director.

The program presents Ravel's brilliant and lively homage to France. A rarity is the solo viola work by Romanian composer Georges Enescu. The timeless Symphony No. 7 of Beethoven concludes the program.

Program:

Back to Culver City

Frank Fetta-Conductor

Andy Park-Viola-Maruice Ravel: le tombeau de Couperin (1914-17)-Georges Enescu: Konzertstück for Viola and Piano (1906) Andy Park-Viola

Orchestration: M.L. Hetz

-Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, Opus 92 (1811-12)

General Admission: $15. Ages 13-17: $10

Ages 6-12: Free, with paying adult(s)

Tickets can be purchased on the orchestra website, and at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, one half-hour before the concert.

Contact us at: info@culvercitysymphony.org

This performance is made possible in part by a Los Angeles County Arts Commission Grant.

Donations and membership to the SoCal Symphony Society, Inc. are welcome. SoCal Symphony Society, Inc., presents The Culver City Symphony Orchestra, The Marina del Rey Symphony, and produces the Parness Concerto Competition.

The Culver City Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1963 and has been in Culver City since 2000. It has performed in many regional venues in the communities of Westchester, Venice, Los Angeles, San Gabriel, and Culver City.

In addition to presenting the standard orchestra repertoire and concert dramatizations of operas, the orchestra has presented unique concerts devoted to Black American, Hispanic, and Women composers. It is the parent orchestra of the Marina del Rey Summer Symphony which performs at Burton Chace Park. The orchestra has performed at The Los Angeles Street Festival, on live-radio music broadcasts from the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History.

Frank Fetta, Conductor and Music Director, is well known for his conducting of orchestral music, ballet, and opera in Southern California as well as throughout the country including engagements with the San Diego Symphony, the Redlands Bowl Music Festival- music director, The San Bernardino Symphony-music director, the Fresno Philharmonic, the Torrance Symphony, the Nevada Opera Theater, and the Marina del Rey Symphony.

 

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