Saturday, July 26, 2014
Magic, Fantasy & Adventure abound on July 26 as imaginations run wild when captivated by beautiful music from The Lion King,Beauty and The Beast and The Little Mermaid. The Cal Phil Chorale, under the direction of Cal Phil Chorus Maestra Marya Basaraba, give voice to the stories of these beloved animated classics. The magic continues with Dukas’ fantastical Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Bach’s haunting Toccata and Fugue in d minor and excerpts from Stravinsky’s glittering Firebird Suite.
About Cal Phil:
The California Philharmonic is a music lover’s dream. Only a glimmer in the eye of Maestro Victor Vener in 1996, the Orchestra has grown up to take its rightful place as a leader and innovator in the cultural landscape of Los Angeles County. Timeless music performed by world-renowned musicians deftly led with a passion and energy unique to Maestro Vener is the delightful fare that awaits you at each concert. Maestro Vener has electrified audiences in the United States, Europe and Asia, conducting exciting performances of a wide range of repertoire with his unusual blend of outstanding musicianship and personalized audience engagement. The California Philharmonic is recognized for its high-quality professional performances of music by notable composers from the diverse genres of jazz, pops, Broadway and opera. Also, with a strong commitment to new music and to expanding the symphonic repertoire, the Orchestra has presented nine world premieres and four Southern California premieres of orchestral works and three world premieres of chamber works.