7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Step into the holiday season with Santa Monica Symphony’s Winter Holiday Concert as the orchestra presents romantic masterpieces by Rossini, Korngold and Sibelius. The evening will begin with the legendary overture La Gazza Ladra, also known as “The Thieving Magpie,” by Gioachino Rossini. The concert will also feature Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D major, performed by world-renowned rising star, Annelle Gregory, with her outstanding technique and fearless virtuosity. Finally, Jean Sibelius’ Symphony No.1 in E Minor, with its amazingly rich orchestral timbre and texture, will be the crowning finale of the evening. The concert will be held at 7 pm, Sunday, December 3, at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School. All Santa Monica Symphony Concerts are FREE and open seating. There will also be a pre-concert lecture by composer Russell Steinberg from 6 – 6:30 pm.
Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor
Annelle Gregory, Violin soloist
Gioachino Rossini: La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie)|
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major|
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39||
Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School, 600 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica
All Santa Monica Symphony Concerts are FREE and open seating.
Parking for Barnum Hall is available for a $5 flat rate at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium parking lot and in the colorful Civic Center parking structure on the corner of 4th Street and Olympic Boulevard.