LOS ANGELES - The Santa Cecilia Orchestra will open its 17th season Nov. 22 at Thorne Hall, located on the campus of Occidental College in Eagle Rock.Nov. 22 is St. Cecilia's Feast Day, an occasion celebrated in earlier centuries with concerts dedicated to music's heavenly patroness. The orchestra takes its name from Santa Cecilia, the patron saint of music. The concert will begin with Antonio Vivaldi's "Concerto Grosso." Sonia Marie De Leon de Vega is music director. Tickets are $20 and $26 ($7 for children 17 and under) and are available by calling (323) 259-3011 or online at www.scorchestra.org.
********** Published: October 30, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 28