August 12th - Beethoven Celebrates Bernstein’s 100th Birthday
Featuring: Orson Van Gay II, Emily Dyer, Cedric Berry, Nandani Maria Sinha, Marya Basaraba & Cal Phil Chorale
Celebrating the Leonard Bernstein Centennial with excerpts from his most adored and ground breaking musical, West Side Story! To top it off, one of greatest and most famous symphonic works of all time, Beethoven’s 9th! Not to be missed!
American Operatic Tenor Orson Van Gay II, “With a liquid silver tone in his lyric tenor voice and confident clarity of text”... “There is a compelling urgency in his tone that wins the listener’s heart.”
Hailed as delightfully “free-spirited with an agile, strong voice,” (Palm Beach Arts Paper), soprano Emily Dyer Reed will capture audiences of all ages!
Los Angeles Opera’s Bass baritone Cedric Berry “an irresistible force of nature, Berry is a magnificent artist of astonishing expressive and stylistic range” (CV Weekly) hailed recently, as a remarkable and sensitive singer, by the legendary Renée Fleming, mezzo-soprano Nandani Maria Sinha is an internationally acclaimed and multiple award-winning singer, known for her passionate performances and great presence.
The glorious Cal Phil Chorale, is prepared by Chorus Maestra Marya Basaraba.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Ode to Joy
Leonard Bernstein: On the Town, Candide and West Side Story Suite including Somewhere, Maria, Tonight, One Hand One Heart and mor
Walt Disney Concert Hall
111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Talks with the Maestro
at 1:00PM in BP Hall
2:00PM to 4:35PM
Maestro Victor Vener