The Glendale Youth Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Brad Keimach, will play the first concert of its 21st season at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale with soloists (and twin sisters), pianists Julia and Katherine Park. The Park sisters are also a violinist and a cellist respectively in the Glendale Youth Orchestra.
The program will feature Dvorak’s Slavonic Dance opus 46 #8, Mozart’s Concerto No. 10 for 2 Pianos, K. 365, Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 in D Major (“London”), and Mozart’s Symphony No. 39 in Eb Major, K. 543.
A silent auction to benefit the orchestra will take place in the upstairs mezzanine of the theater beginning at 7:00 pm.
Tickets are $10.00 and may be purchased from the Alex Theatre Box Office. Tickets for students, children, seniors, and for those in groups of 15 or more cost $8.50 each. Call 818-243-ALEX, or visit www.alextheatre.org.
Formed in 1989 by a group of Glendale music lovers and school teachers, the Glendale Youth Orchestra now attracts talented young musicians in the sixth grade through college from all over Los Angeles and Ventura County. Auditions for membership in the orchestra are ongoing, and may be arranged by calling the Glendale Youth Orchestra at 818-321-3083. For more information visit www.glendaleyouthorchestra.com.
The historic Alex Theatre is located at 216 North Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203.
Visit www.alextheatre.org for more information.