West Covina, CA, July 26, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The West Covina Symphony Orchestra is proud to present "East Meets West," a concert of communities and cultures. Our East Meets West concert is intended as a celebration of the diverse cultures in our communities, the coming together of people, young and old, from all walks of life, to celebrate their cultures and their music. Latino, Chinese, Classic “Americana,” and African American musical works, composers and performers will all be featured in this performance.
Special Guest - Supervisor Mike Antonovich will appear as the featured Guest Conductor of "Stars and Stripes Forever," by John Philip Sousa.
Featured artists will include: Chinese-American violinist Kristie Su (age 15); African-American soprano/composer/violinist/engineer Jennifer Lindsay; Chinese-American mezzo-soprano Sophia Li Wen (President of Biocalth); Japanese/Greek-American Soprano Andrea Yamamoto; WCSO's Mariachi Ensemble; and the Los Angeles Chinese Musicians Ensemble Chorus, among others.
Music includes selections from Aaron Copland's "Rodeo"; Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Traditional Chinese Choral selections with orchestra; Traditional Mariachi selections "Guadalajara" and "Canta, Canta, Canta"; World premiere live performance of Jennifer Lindsay's "End of Days"; The "Heritage Suite" by Sylvia Lee Mann; and more.
A very special presentation of commendations and certificates from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the City of West Covina is part of this program.
Tickets prices: $10/$20/$38/$50
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Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann, Music Director and Conductor
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