Why You'll Love This Concert
Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers live out their story through Prokofiev’s music on this romantic Valentine’s Day concert.
Concerto Competition Winner Michael Malakouti joins us to complete our examination of Chopin's piano concerti.
Johann Strauss, Jr.
flute/piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, percussion, strings
It is no coincidence that Die Fledermaus is the single most oft-performed operetta in the repertoire.Read More
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, trombone, timpani, strings
These pieces are written in the contemporary stile brillante tradition, in which the point is not to develop a musical idea through dramatic transformation, but to showcase the performer’s skills, stunning the audience with virtuosic displays through the presentation of loosely-connected musical ideas. On these terms, the work is considerably more successful.Read More
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, harp, piano/celesta, strings
In a move which may (and did) raise eyebrows, Prokofiev decided that Juliet should instead return to life in Romeo’s arms so that the happy couple could dance together into a bright and happy future.Read More
What a great evening. I didn’t want the music to stop. What a thrill to be part of it... My personal thanks to you for your marvelous insight into the music and the composers. Thanks so much for enriching my life each month.
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Directions to Redlands
Redlands is conveniently located less than 30 minutes from Riverside, Loma Linda, Yucaipa, Highland, and Beaumont. From Hemet, it’s just a short jaunt north on CA-79 and West on I-10. It is easily accessible from Los Angeles 60 miles east along Hwy 10. And from San Diego, it’s a beautiful, 2-hour drive north along I-15 and I-215.
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