Symphony In The Glen will perform at the 5th Annual EEK! At The Greek!, a symphonic extravaganza on Saturday, October 24, presented by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles at the Greek Theatre. This family-friendly event featuring the 60-piece Symphony In The Glen Orchestra with Maestro Arthur B. Rubinstein will present a creepy collection of frightening favorites, plus a Trick-Or-Treat Village in the plaza prior to the performance.
This year’s musical program includes Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries,” “Ghost Riders in The Sky” with the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, the premiere live-to-film performance of the classic Disney cartoon “Hell’s Bells,” John Williams’s “The Devil’s Dance” from The Witches of Eastwick and actor, Armin Shimerman (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) narrating Edgar Allen Poe’s Gothic masterpiece, “The Tell-Tale Heart.”
EEK! At The Greek! will also feature a “Trick-or-Treat Village,” in the Greek’s plaza welcoming families to bring their children for safe trick-or-treating and Halloween activities from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM, including arts & crafts, face painting, a costume contest and more! The costume contest will begin at 4:30 PM in the front plaza with the finale taking place during intermission on The Greek Theatre’s main stage, emceed by the popular Doug Kolk, entertainment reporter for KTLA. Kolk is a self-proclaimed “concert-going fool,” who reports on all the amazing live music venues throughout Los Angeles including the Greek Theatre and covers entertainment news throughout Southern California.
Symphony In The Glen is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization with the mission of cultivating new generations of classical music lovers. The orchestra comprises professional musicians whose talents and skills grace the premier orchestras of Los Angeles.