Recent Reviews

Apr 2014
14

Tribute to war heroes concludes Redlands Symphony Orchestra’s season

by Betty Tyler of The Redlands Daily Facts

Saturday’s audience connected enthusiastically with the heroes and the music, and from my seat in the balcony, it looked like the concert’s mixture of film and theater music linked to World War II drew one of the largest audiences of the season.

Apr 2014
10

Redlands Symphony hosts annual OrKIDstra

by Yazmin Alvarez of Inland Empire Community Newspapers

Lions. Tigers. And Bears – oh my!

All three “animal” species and more ran wild Sunday afternoon at the Redlands Symphony’s annual OrKIDstra Family Concert and Petting Zoo held at the Memorial Chapel at the University of Redlands.

Apr 2014
06

OrKIDstra Family Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo in Redlands brings hundreds

by Kristina Hernandez of The Redlands Daily Facts

About 300 people went on a musical safari Sunday afternoon at the Redlands Symphony’s annual OrKIDstra Family Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo.

Mar 2014
24

Casavant organ shines in sensational concerto

by Sherli Leonard of The Riverside Press-Enterprise

Less is more, except when more is more, as when the grand Casavant organ at Memorial Chapel opens up a battery of pipes to explode a sound that fills every corner of the hall—such as Poulenc's Concerto for Organ, Timpani, and Strings.

Mar 2014
24

‘Small’ show for Redlands Symphony Orchestra still a big success

by Betty Tyler of The Redlands Daily Facts

I would add one more tie that binds these four pieces together, and that is a sense of joy. Each composer expresses that joy in a different way, so the result Saturday night was a rainbow of different shades of joy.

Feb 2014
24

University of Redlands pianist Sophia Ohanian gives inspired performance

by Betty Tyler of The Redlands Daily Facts

Three cheers and then some for pianist Sophia Ohanian, who gave an electrifying performance Saturday night with the Redlands Symphony Orchestra.

Feb 2014
06

"Northern Lights" sparks interest in music

by Lucette Moramarco of Fallbrook Village News

Having gone on a cruise around Norway last summer, one concert on the Fallbrook Music Society’s program caught my eye – "Northern Lights," featuring the music of two Scandinavian composers played by the Redlands Symphony Orchestra on Jan. 26

Jan 2014
27

Redlands Symphony Orchestra, pianist Lisa Leonard triumphant in concert

by Betty Tyler of The Redlands Daily Facts

There was plenty of struggle and triumph in Saturday night’s music — and melodies to melt the iciest heart. But the music’s power and beauty were expressed in the accents of Grieg’s Norway and Sibelius’ Finland.

Nov 2013
27

Mozart concert sets the world right

by Sherli Leonard of The Riverside Press-Enterprise

Masterful shaping of lines, graceful leaning into notes, precise execution — the Redlands Symphony Orchestra continues to prove its mettle.

Nov 2013
25

Redlands Symphony Orchestra, flutist Andon, harpist Dropkin shine

by Betty Tyler of The Redlands Daily Facts

The Redlands Symphony Orchestra’s all-Mozart concert Saturday night reminded me of how thankful I am to have music, and particularly Mozart’s music, in my life.

Oct 2013
14

Redlands Symphony Orchestra opens season with Brahms, Walton and Hindemith

by Betty Tyler of The Redlands Daily Facts

Kosakovskaya’s rich tone and fluid, musical playing made Memorial Chapel a better place to be Saturday night, and the orchestra played up a Brahmsian storm to match.

Apr 2013
09

Symphony Season Closes with Mozart

by Sherli Leonard of The Riverside Press-Enterprise

The concert left no doubt about conductor Jon Robertson's passion for Mozart and the musicians' willingness to follow wherever he led them through such diverse expressions as the Clarinet Concerto and the Requiem Mass in D minor.

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Apr 2013
08

Redlands Symphony Orchestra's all-Mozart concert draws sold-out crowd

by Betty Tyler of The Redlands Daily Facts

If you are one of the lucky ones who had a ticket to Saturday night's sold-out Redlands Symphony Orchestra concert, you don't need me to tell you it was a magnificent evening of Mozart in the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel.

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Mar 2013
15

Symphony gives musical fathers their due

by Sherli Leonard of The Riverside Press-Enterprise

In this setting, the music did double duty, entertaining while piquing the listeners' interest in and appreciation of fine music.

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Mar 2013
11

Redlands Symphony Orchestra celebrates music by fathers, sons

by Betty Tyler of The Redlands Daily Facts

Does the saying "Like father, like son" hold true in the musical world?

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