Colburn Orchestra

Colburn Orchestra

March 3, 2018
7:30 pm

Ambassador Auditorium

Tickets: $13–$27

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Youth and Triumph

Yehuda Gilad, Music Director and Conductor
Joachim Becerra Thomsen, Flute

Pre-concert lecture at 6:45 pm by Chair of Music History, Dr. Kristi Brown and the soloist, Joachim Becerra Thomsen. Free to all ticket holders; seating is limited.

Program Information
ROSSINI Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri
NIELSEN Flute Concerto
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

Joachim Becerra Thomsen, Conservatory student and the youngest-ever principal player in Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, performs Nielsen’s Flute Concerto. Beethoven’s triumphant Symphony No. 3, “Eroica,” and Rossini’s Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri, written when the composer was only 21 years old, complete the program.

Colburn Orchestra is generously supported by Villa Gardens. This series is sponsored in part by Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts.