London Philharmonic Orchestra
Great Hall (Directions & Parking)
Orchestra - $65 | Parterre - $50 | Loge - $40
Fri., October 10 - 8:00 PM
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
The first orchestral performance of the new season commences with a riveting repertoire of Dvořák’s The Noonday Witch, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, Pathétique, and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Vladimir Jurowski conducts one of the world's most distinguished orchestra with Jean-Efflam Bavouzet on piano.
London Philharmonic has extended its long-standing and celebrated partnership with Vladimir Jurowski! The on-going contract with Jurowski as Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor will continue until at least 2018. (ClassicalSource)
At the Height of Their Creativity - Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev
Professor John Roscigno, Department of Music, CSUN
Friday, October 19th at 6:30 PM
Kurland Hall (in the Valley Performing Arts Complex behind the Ticket Office)
This presentation will touch on the innovative ways these composers use the symphony orchestra in the monumental works being performed by the London Philharmonic and the important place these compositions hold in the oeuvre of each man.
Dr. John Roscigno is Professor of Music and Director of Orchestral Studies at California State University, Northridge. He also holds positions as Music Director and Conductor of the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic and CSUN Youth Orchestras. Dr. Roscigno has conducted and performed throughout the world and specializes in working with young musicians. He continues to actively perform as a pianist and percussionist and has performed and conducted many important premieres during his career. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in orchestral conducting from the University of Arizona.
*Faculty experts will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the shows you are about to see and hear. All lectures will start 1 1/2 hours prior to performances and are held in the VPAC complex.