During the COVID-19 lockdown of public performances, Preu was a bit hamstrung and stir-crazy. While musicians need to practice daily to keep their chops sharp, a conductor can’t really practice; he doesn’t stand around waving an air-baton.
The symphony announced seven new classical shows and five for its POPS! series.
“One of the silver linings of these terrible times is that it really does make you consider things that you never would have considered.”
“While this news may not be surprising, we are heartbroken, nonetheless.”
The Symphony concert series opens Sept. 28 with music by György Ligeti, a Hungarian composer, who wrote the music for “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
Though first performed 195 years ago, ‘Ode’ has remained as relevant and popular through the years as when it was shooting up 19th century Vienna’s Hot 100
With an aerial theme of “Up! Up! And Away!” the concert featured a full symphonic performance celebrating things that fly.
For more than 400 years combined, the following Long Beach arts institutions have been producing inspiring cultural experiences for local audiences, and this upcoming fall season is no exception.
The Long Beach Symphony will be having its 2018-2019 Classical Concert Series including six concerts starting September 29, 2018 and ending on June 8, 2019.
The Long Beach Symphony will honor all branches of the military by playing music from composers past and present on Saturday, November 11.