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“Classical Favorites” at the Redlands Bowl

August 22, 2014 at 08:00pm • at Redlands Bowl

Why You'll Love This Concert

The Redlands Bowl’s 2014 season finale features the Redlands Symphony performing two of classical music’s most popular pieces… with fireworks!

Admission to concerts at the Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival is always free!

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piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, strings


The fifth symphony is remarkable in that the compelling energy of the entire first movement is derived from only a short opening motive of four notes. Literally every element is derived from this motive. Even the “contrasting” second subject is built upon the melodic outlines of the first bars and is accompanied by the motive itself.

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solo piano, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, violins, violas, cellos, basses


Although the young Tchaikovsky began music lessons at the age of five and progressed to improvising at the piano by fourteen, none of his teachers detected what was apparently a natural ability to compose. Thus, he was never encouraged to progress beyond the level expected of any average child from a middle-class family.

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08/23/14 • by Betty Tyler • The Redlands Daily Facts

[The] music was just as full of color and explosive excitement throughout the evening as the pyrotechnics over the Bowl’s Prosellis were at the end.


I have had season tickets for the Redlands Symphony for 17 years. The opening concert on October 9 marked the beginning of my 18th season. I have attended every concert but 2 in that time, and they have been wonderful and inspiring, but the concert on October 9 was magical. Thank you, thank you, and thousand times thank you. If you have never attended, and you love music, you are depriving yourself of a superb experience.

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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Sponsored by Redlands Community Music Association

Concert Info

Redlands Symphony 08/22/14 at 08:00pm

Redlands Bowl 25 Grant StreetRedlands, CA 92373 Get Directions


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