The Westmont Orchestra Fall Concert
Repertoire features a world premiere performance by renowned composer Emma Lou Diemer.
When: Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, 8 p.m.
Where: Music Academy of the West, Hahn Hall, 1070 Fairway Rd., Santa Barbara
Cost: Free - $10
Age limit: Not available
The orchestra will perform the profound and popular “New World Symphony” by Dvorak, Erich Korngold’s first popular film score overture, “Captain Blood,” and “Jerusalem” by Sir Charles Hubert Parry, which was prominently featured in the opening and closing ceremonies of the London Olympics and in the film “Chariots of Fire.”
The repertoire includes a world premiere by renowned composer Emma Lou Diemer, who celebrates her 85th birthday this season. Her Concerto for Violin, which includes the three movements, “A Little Parlour Music (After Poulenc),” “Remembrance of Things Past” and “Santa Barbara Rag,” is dedicated to Westmont violin professor Philip Ficsor and the orchestra.
Coincidentally, the Santa Barbara Symphony opens its season honoring Diemer by performing her “Santa Barbara Overture” on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 8 p.m.
General admission is $10 and students are free. To purchase tickets or for more information, please contact Trinity Hokama at (805) 565-6040.
Event posted Oct. 10, 2012
Last updated Oct. 10, 2012