Pre-show activities at 1 p.m. include an arts-and-crafts project
The theme of the series has been to promote literacy among young
moviegoers, and there will be a book drawing of many children's
Also, moviegoers who bring a gently used book will receive $1 off
the ticket price. Books will be donated to the Glendale Public
Tickets are $7.50, $5 for children. Tickets are available at the
box office, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, or by calling 243-2539.
VIOLINIST MAKES L.A. DEBUT WITH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Violinist Caitlin Tully, 15, makes her Los Angeles debut with
Music Director Jeffrey Kahane and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
at 8 tonight at The Alex Theatre in Glendale.
Caitlin made her debut with the Vancouver Symphony at 10,
displaying a musical maturity far beyond her years.
She will perform the lyrical Mendelssohn Concerto for violin in E
minor that has long been associated with child prodigies. Also
scheduled during the event will be the world premiere of John
Steinmetz's Concerto for bassoon and orchestra.
Steinmetz is the principal bassoonist for the Los Angeles Opera
Orchestra, held the position of second bassoon with the Los Angeles
Chamber Orchestra for 14 years, and works regularly in motion picture
and recording orchestras. Steinmetz composed his Concerto for bassoon
and orchestra for the chamber orchestra's virtuoso principal bassoon
Kenneth Munday, a long-time friend and colleague.
Tickets range from $15 to $63 and can be purchased online at
www.laco.org or at The Alex box office at 216 N. Brand Blvd.,
BURBANK CHORALE SINGS OPERA SELECTIONS
"A Night at the Opera," featuring opera choruses, ensembles and
arias, will be performed in two free concerts given by the Burbank
Chorale this weekend at the First Presbyterian Church of Burbank, 521
E. Olive Ave.
The concerts are at 7:30 tonight and 4 p.m. Sunday. Music of
composers Carmen, Dido, Aeneas, Lohengrin, Nabucco, Rigoletto,
Tannehauser and more will be presented.
Directing the ensemble is Mikhail Shtangrud, and John Tveit will
accompany the singers on piano.
Special guest appearances at both concerts will be made by the