POSTPONED 2020-2021 Season

October 10, 2020 – 8:00 PM 
OPENING NIGHT WITH PEPE ROMERO

Eckart Preu, conductor | Pepe Romero, guitar

Miguel del Águila
Toccata
Clarice Assad
Nhanderú
José Pablo Moncayo
Huapango
Arturo Márquez
Conga del Fuego Nuevo
Celedonio Romero
El Cortijo de Don Sancho
Michael Zearott
Concerto Mariachi

Program and artists subject to change.

October 17, 2020 – 8:00 PM 
REMEMBER WHEN ROCK WAS YOUNG:
THE ELTON JOHN TRIBUTE

This spectacular musical journey celebrates the decades of chart-topping hits of Sir Elton John including Benny and the Jets, Philadelphia Freedom, Crocodile Rock, and more.

Craig A. Meyer, piano & vocals 
Susie Seiter, conductor

Program and artists subject to change.

November 14, 2020 – 8:00 PM 
FEMALE VISIONS

Eckart Preu, conductor 

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
Overture in C major
Gabriela Lena Frank
Concertino Cusqueño
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Suite from Sleeping Beauty
Nan Schwartz
Romanza
Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird Suite No. 2

Program and artists subject to change.

December 19, 2020 – 8:00 PM 
HOLIDAY POPS!

Join us as we celebrate the holidays! With performances of your favorite holiday music and sing-alongs, this season’s concert is sure to get you and your family in the holiday spirit!

Edward Cumming, conductor
Kevin Glavin, bass/baritone
Long Beach Camerata Singers, chorus

Program and artists subject to change.

February 6, 2021 – 8:00 PM 
STORIES FROM THE MIDDLE EAST

Eckart Preu, conductor  | Orion Weiss, piano

Sinem Altan
Hafriyat – Earthwork (West Coast Premiere)
Camille Saint-Saëns
Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major, op. 103, “Egyptian”
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade

Program and artists subject to change.

February 20, 2021 – 8:00 PM 
PAUL SHAFFER PRESENTS!

Enjoy an evening with Paul Shaffer as he shares symphonic renditions of his favorite pop, R&B and jazz tunes. Shaffer, Dave Letterman’s longtime sidekick and musical director, will take you on a fascinating journey with his stories, reminiscences, and anecdotes. Paul welcomes special guest and Motown legend Valerie Simpson (Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, I’m Every Woman) to the stage as part of this exciting show.

Paul Shaffer
Valerie Simpson, vocals
J. Ernest Green, conductor

Program and artists subject to change.

March 6, 2021 – 8:00 PM 
STRANGE LOVE STORIES 

Eckart Preu, conductor  | Cécilia Tsan, cello

Edvard Grieg
Peer Gynt Suites, No. 1 & 2
Bedrich Smetana
Šárka from Má vlast
Richard Strauss
Don Quixote

Program and artists subject to change.

March 20, 2021 – 8:00 PM 
HOLLYWOOD SINGS!

Michael Krajewski returns to Long Beach with vocalist Lori Zabka bringing Hollywood’s memorable musical moments. Join us as we celebrate Hollywood’s glorious musical past and present with selections from The Sound of Music, The Wizard of Oz, Singing in the Rain, Skyfall, Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, La La Land, and much more.

Lori Zabka, vocals
Michael Krajewski, conductor

Program and artists subject to change.

May 1, 2021 – 8:00 PM 
BOLÉRO & ROMERO 

Eckart Preu, conductor  | Pepe Romero, guitar

Paul Hindemith
Symphonic Metamorphosis
Maurice Ravel

Boléro
Manolo Sanlúcar

Concerto for guitar from Medea

Program and artists subject to change.

May 8, 2021 – 8:00 PM 
THE MUSICAL LEGACY OF CHICAGO
BY BRASS TRANSIT

Dance the night away to the decades-long, multi-platinum songbook of CHICAGO performed by the dynamic, crowd-pleasing, studio-tight Brass Transit powerhouse that is dazzling audiences with flawless performances around the world.

Brass Transit
Eckart Preu, conductor

Program and artists subject to change.

June 12, 2021 – 8:00 PM 
SEASON FINALE: BRAVO BEETHOVEN 

Eckart Preu, conductor  | Silver-Garburg, piano duo

Ludwig van Beethoven/Barry Cooper
Symphony No. 10
Johann Sebastian Bach 

Concerto for Two Pianos in C minor
Francis Poulenc
Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor
Ludwig van Beethoven 

Symphony No. 7 in A major, op. 92

Program and artists subject to change.

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