DOWNEY - Brahms, Delius, Stravinsky. Whether these composers' names are familiar to you or not, you can be sure that when the three appear together on a concert program, that's a winner - an event that will enrich and inspire anyone in the audience.And that audience can include you so easily. The concert by the Downey Symphony, a community treasure, will be given in this city's civic theater on Saturday evening, Oct. 23. Reserved seat tickets are modestly priced at $30 and $25, $10 for students, and you don't have to travel a pesky freeway and shell out big bucks for parking. Parking hugs the theater and is free. Music Director Sharon Lavery will conduct Johannes Brahms' Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, featuring the beautiful Michelle Tseng, as well as Frederick Deluis's Walk to the Paradise Garden, and the jaw-dropping Firebird Suite of Igor Stravinsky. Following a pre-concert discussion of the evening's music, the pgoram begins at 8 p.m. The Downey Theatre is at 8435 Firestone Blvd., dress is whatever you feel comfortable in, tickets may be reserved by calling (562) 403-2944, or by visiting the theater box office on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 20, and before curtain time. So now you have the details. Why not put Oct. 23 on your calendar?
********** Published: October 7, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 25