February 21, 2009
MUSICIANS PERFORM WITH ORCHESTRA Local musicians will perform in the Pasadena Young Musicians Orchestra?s annual winter concert, ?Symphonic Dances? at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Pasadena City College?s Sexson Auditorium. They are Ian Elliott , horn, of Glendale; clarinetist Dong Jun Min of Montrose; Stella Cho of Montrose on viola; and Amanda Newman on trombone, of Burbank. On the program are works inspired by the world of dance, including Sergei Rachmaninov?
July 23, 2003
Debbie Gates, executive director of Burbank's only Shakespearean theater company, has announced the first free Shakespeare Festival from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 10. Cast members of her company, Shakespeare at Play, will present "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at Stough Canyon Park, in front of the Starlight Bowl. Adding to the atmosphere will be strolling minstrels, jugglers, gypsy dancing and sword fights. The event is co-sponsored by Target and the city of Burbank Park, Recreation and Community Services Department.
August 9, 2003
Romantic selections will be played under the light of a silvery moon by the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra during its annual Summer Pops concert Sunday at the Starlight Bowl. The program opens with Tchaikovsky's "Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture" followed by the passionate "Bolero" by Ravel. It will be an evening of romance for all ages, Maestro Steven Kerstein said. A highlight will be a performance by La Canada Flintridge soprano Lisa Christine Abel, this year's winner of the Hennings--Fischer Burbank Philharmonic Young Artists Award.