Classical Series

The Firebird Suite

Mar 12, 2022

8:00 PM

The Firebird Suite

Mar 12, 2022 8:00 PM

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

Generously sponsored by:

Elizabeth and John Hancock

Rong-Huey Liu, Oboe

Grieg

Peer Gynt Suite No. 1

Strauss

Oboe Concerto

Stravinsky

The Firebird Suite (1919)

This compelling concert is book-ended by fairy tales and folklore from Norway and Russia, among them Grieg’s beloved musical portrayal of the shiftless rogue Peer Gynt (Suite No. 1). Long Beach Symphony Principal Oboe, Rong-Huey Liu is the featured soloist performing one of the last works written by German composer Richard Strauss, his Oboe Concerto in D Major. The ever popular and powerful The Firebird Suite by Stravinsky rounds out this romantic program.

Rong-Huey Liu, Oboe

Rong Huey Liu is hailed by her colleagues as “a most expressive oboist with a beautiful dark sound” and by conductor Tomasz Golka as “.... a phenomenal oboist.” Taiwanese-American Rong‐Huey Liu is currently the principal oboist for the Long Beach Symphony, Fresno Philharmonic, Reno Chamber …

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