2021-2022 Classical Series

Photo of Ekard Preu conducting the Long Beach Symphony

November 13, 2021 – 8:00 PM 

OPENING NIGHT!

Eckart Preu, conductor 

Smith
“Star-Spangled Banner”
Copland
“Fanfare for the Common Man”
Coleridge-Taylor
Ballade for Orchestra Op.33
Beethoven
Symphony No. 7

Program and artists are subject to change.

Photo of some of the Violins of Hope

January 08, 2022 – 8:00 PM

Violins of Hope

Niv Ashkenazi, violin | Cécilia Tsan, cello

The Long Beach Symphony is proud to present “Violins of Hope”, a concert commemorating and featuring a unique collection of restored instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust – many of them in concentration camps.

Program and artists are subject to change.

Photo of some of the Violins of Hope

January 09, 2022 – 8:00 PM

Songs and Stories of Hope

Niv Ashkenazi, violin | Teresa Buchholz, mezzo

Barber Adagio for Strings
Bach Concert for Two Violins, 1st mvt
Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins, 1st mvt
And music from the Holocaust by Ilse Weber, Szymon Laks, Karel Svenk, and Jack Yellen/Lew Pollack

Program and artists are subject to change.

Photo of Inbal Segev

February 05, 2022 – 8:00 PM 

THE MENDELSSOHNS

Eckart Preu, conductor  |  Inbal Segev, cello

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
Overture in C
Anna Clyne
Dance, Cello Concerto
Mendelssohn
Symphony No. 4 “Italian”

Program and artists are subject to change.

Artist's image of the Firebird

March 12, 2022 – 8:00 PM 
THE FIREBIRD SUITE

Eckart Preu, conductor  | Rong-Huey Liu, oboe

Grieg
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Strauss
Oboe Concerto
Stravinsky
The Firebird Suite (1919)

Program and artists are subject to change.

Photo of world famous guitarist Pepe Romero

April 30, 2022 – 8:00 PM 

PEPE ROMERO RETURNS!

Eckart Preu, conductor  | Pepe Romero, guitar

C.P.E. Bach
Symphony, H. 665, F Major
Haydn

Symphony No. 104 in D Major (“London”)
Sanlúcar

Medea, guitar concerto

Program and artists are subject to change.

Photo of Silver-Garburg, piano duo

June 04, 2022 – 8:00 PM

SCHEHERAZADE

Eckart Preu, conductor  | Silver-Garburg, piano duo

Abels
Global Warming
Bach
Concerto for two pianos, C-minor. BWV 1062
Poulenc
Concerto for two pianos
Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade

Program and artists are subject to change.