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Time: June 14, 2014 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Location: Kirk Douglas Theater
Street: 9820 Washington Blvd
City/Town: Culver City
Website or Map: http://www.culvercitysymphony…
Event Type: classical, music/symphony, orchestra
Organized By: Matthew Hetz
Latest Activity: May 28, 2014
The Culver City Symphony Orchestra
Presented by: SoCal Symphony Society
P. O. Box 4846 Culver City, CA 90231
The CULVER CITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA concludes its 2013-14 Season with the concert: Sounds of Downtown, Sat., June 14, 2014, 7:30PM, Kirk Douglas Theater, Downtown Culver City, 9820 Washington Blvd., at Duquesne Ave., Culver City, CA 90232. Free parking under Culver City City Hall across the street from the theater. This is the orchestra's first performance at Kirk Douglas Theater.
This concert is under the direction Conductor/Music Director-Frank Fetta.
Sounds of Downtown
Program: Frank Fetta-Conductor
Aaron Copland - Quiet City (1939)
Samuel Barber - Knoxville: Summer of 1915 (1947)
Lori Stinson, Soprano
Maurice Ravel - Le tombeau de Couperin (1917/1919)
Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 99 (1793)
This performance is made possible in part by a Culver City Performing Arts Grant with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment
(Program and soloist subject to change.)
$25-General Admission, at Kirk Douglas Theater starting at 6:30PM, and on the orchestra website
$15-Members of SoCal Symphony Society and 17-years-of-age and under, only at the box office
SoCal Symphony Society, Inc., presents The Culver City Symphony Orchestra, The Marina del Rey Summer Symphony, and produces the Parness Young Artists Fund Concerto Competition.
The Culver City Symphony Orchestra is now in its fifteenth season performing in Culver City, and is in its 51st year overall. It has performed in many regional venues in the communities of Westchester, Venice, Los Angeles, San Gabriel, and now 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 (of which he is director), the Fresno Philharmonic, the Torrance Symphony, the Nevada Opera Theater, and the Marina del Rey Summer Symphony.
-Soprano Lori Stinson is a frequent concert and opera soloist in the greater Los Angeles area and around the country. She has sung operatic roles with San Diego Opera, Opera Pacific, Glimmerglass Opera, Aspen Opera Theater, Utah Festival Opera, Pacific Repertory Opera, Long Beach Opera, as well as covering roles at New York City Opera.As a concert soloist she has sung with Los Angeles Bach Festival, Redlands Bowl Symphony, Torrance Symphony, The Marina Symphony, Santa Barbara Symphony, Pacific Chorale, Ventura Master Chorale, Foothill Master Chorale as well as many others.