Americans, And Music From (The Time Of) Hamilton

Event Details

Americans, And Music From (The Time Of) Hamilton

Time: June 10, 2017 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Location: Kirk Douglas Theatre
Street: 9820 Washington Blvd.
City/Town: Culver City
Website or Map: http://http:/www.culvercitysy…
Phone: 310-717-5500
Event Type: symphony, orchestra, concert
Organized By: Matthew Hetz
Latest Activity: May 25, 2017

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

The Culver City Symphony Orchestra concludes its 2016-17 Season with a concert, Sounds of Downtown, Saturday, June 10, 2017, 7:30PM., with the orchestra returning to the intimate and beautiful Kirk Douglas Theatre, Downtown Culver City, 9820 Washington, Culver City, CA 90230. There is free parking underneath City Hall, behind the theatre, entrance from Duquesne.

Americans, and Music From (The Time Of) Hamilton

Founding Father Alexander Hamilton (Jan. 11, 1757-Jul. 12, 1804), was a contemporary of the two Classical Period Composers on our program-Haydn and Mozart. While the current musical "Hamilton" brilliantly portrays Hamilton in modern Hip-Hop, that genre obviously did not exist in Hamilton's day. Did Hamilton, though separated from Europe by the Atlantic Ocean and the American Revolution, know the music of Haydn and Mozart? 

The two other composers on our program, Copland and Still, are bonafide Americans. Copland was called our greatest composer by Leonard Bernstein, and Still was, and in many cases is still regarded as the Dean of Black American Composers. 

Frank Fetta-Conductor and Music Director

Leah Hansen, Cello, Senior Division Winner, Parness Concerto Competition

Program:

Copland: Quite City (1939)

Haydn: Cello Concerto, D Major (1783), Leah Hansen-Cello

William Grant Still: Danzas de Panama (1948) 

Mozart: Symphony No. 29, A Major (1774)

General Admission: $25

Members SoCal Symphony Society and Their Guests: $15

Ages 13-17: $15

Post-concert reception

Tickets available at the Kirk Douglas Theatre Box Office 6:30PM, and available on-line: www.culvercitysymphony.org

info@culvercitysymphony.org

310-717-5500

This performance is made possible in part by a Culver City Performing Arts Grant with Support from Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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 in Westchester/Los Angeles, and  has performed in Culver City since 2000.

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Americans, And Music From (The Time Of) Hamilton to add comments!

Join Culver City Times

Attending (1)

The Culver City Times is the news and social network for Culver City.  Stay informed.  Join now!

      • Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.

• Have a show or attending a benefit? Put it on the calendar.
• Got video of the big game? Embed it.
• Photos of your business or the school play? Upload them.

For daily updates

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Latest Activity

Institute of Musical Arts posted an event
Thumbnail

"Lord Knows I'm a Country Girl", by Storyteller Barbara H. Clark at Institute of Musical Arts

November 3, 2018 from 2pm to 4pm
Monday
John C Robinson Jr posted an event
Thumbnail

Culver City Art Group 23rd Annual Holiday Art Show at PLAYA VISTA CENTERPOINTE CLUB

November 10, 2018 from 12pm to 6pm
Monday
Lucy Pollak posted an event
Thumbnail

Desert Rats at The Los Angeles Theatre Center at Los Angeles Theatre Center, Avalos Theatre

October 25, 2018 at 8pm to November 18, 2018 at 3pm
Sunday
Donald Shapiro posted a photo
Friday
Kim Airs posted an event
Thumbnail

reDiscover Center to Host First Annual Fall Fundraiser to Support Scholarship Program October 21 at 12958 West Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, in the Marina del Rey/Culver City/Venice area.

October 21, 2018 from 4pm to 7pm
Oct 11
Lucy Pollak posted an event
Thumbnail

The Little Foxes at LA Theatre Works at UCLA James Bridges Theatre

October 19, 2018 at 8pm to October 21, 2018 at 4pm
Oct 11
ThaWilsonBlock Magazine promoted ThaWilsonBlock Magazine's blog post ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue71
Oct 10
ThaWilsonBlock Magazine posted a blog post
Oct 10

Play "Where Am I in Culver City?"

Not a member? Sign up here to leave your answer.

Good luck!

To see the answer, click here.

© 2018   Created by Culver City Times.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service