Classical Series

Opening Night!

Nov 13, 2021

8:00 PM

Long Beach Symphony Opening Night

Nov 13, 2021 8:00 PM

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Doors open at 6:30 PM

For more information and tickets call the Symphony box office at (562) 436-3203 ext. 1

Long Beach Performing Arts Center,
Terrace Theater
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

Generously sponsored by:

Craig Dougherty and Jayne LastuskyDougherty Company Insurance BrokersThe Robert D. Hanson Trust

Eckart Preu, Conductor

Smith

“Star Spangled Banner”

Copland

“Fanfare for the Common Man”

Coleridge-Taylor

Ballade for Orchestra Op.33

Beethoven

Symphony No. 7

The Symphony welcomes audiences back to the Long Beach Terrace Theater for a memorable night, opening with Aaron Copland’s stirring Fanfare for the Common Man followed by the brilliant Ballade for Orchestra by highly acclaimed British composer, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. The program concludes with the melodically rich Symphony No. 7 by Beethoven, showcasing the master’s ebullience and optimism, which he considered his most excellent symphony.

Eckart Preu, Conductor

Maestro Eckart Preu (Eck-art Proy) began his tenure as Music Director of Long Beach Symphony in 2017 and has already made a strong impression on the city of Long Beach, surrounding regions, and with critics for his programming and dynamic stage presence. Critics, the orchestra, and audiences alike have celebrated his ability to …

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