2020/2021 Masterpiece Series

 

 

 

 

2020/2021 Masterpiece Series

 

 

Exceptional Music, Exceptionally Close

We’ve set the tone for a vibrant 2020/2021 season! Current subscribers have until June 1 to renew and keep their current seats! New subscriptions go on sale starting April 18. Single ticket sales open September 1.

Exceptional Music, Exceptionally Close

We’ve set the tone for a vibrant 2020/2021 season! Current subscribers have until June 1 to renew and keep their current seats! New subscriptions go on sale starting April 18. Single ticket sales open September 1.

Saturday Evenings | 7:30 PM
Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

Saturday Evenings | 7:30 PM
Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

Sunday Afternoons | 3:00 PM
Rancho Campana PAC, Camarillo

 

Sunday Afternoons | 3:00 PM
Rancho Campana PAC, Camarillo

Fanfares and Fan Favorites
October 3-4, 2020

We trumpet our season with common and uncommon symphony sounds by iconic American composers.

Michael Christie, conductor
Amy Dickson, saxophone

Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
Barber Adagio for Strings
John Williams Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra (from Catch Me If You Can)
Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Philip Glass Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, arr. for Saxophone and Orchestra
John Williams Star Wars Suite

 

Ode to Joy
November 7-8, 2020

The triumph of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

Michael Christie, conductor
Julie Adams, soprano
Sarah Coit, mezzosoprano
Yonzhao Yu, tenor
Craig Irvin, baritone

Reena Esmail West Coast Premiere
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 “Choral”

 

Composer Spotlight:
Mozart’s
Fantastic Finales
January 23-24, 2021

Did Mozart save the best for last? We feature our orchestra principals in final movements of his seminal works, including his last symphony, “Jupiter.”

Michael Christie, conductor
Alyssa Park, violin
Ina Veli, violin
Joshua Ranz, clarinet
James Thatcher, horn

Mozart Overture to La Clemenza di Tito
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K.622 (Allegro)
Mozart Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-flat Major, K.447 (Allegro)
Schnittke Moz-Art á la Haydn
Mozart Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K.19 “Jupiter”

 


Screen & Symphony

March 6-7, 2021

From EMMY® winner and composer of themes for “House of Cards” and hit film “Biggest Little Farm,” Jeff Beal, our 2020/2021 Artist in Residence has serious classical music credentials.

Guest Conductor

Jeff Beal Main Theme, House of Cards
Stravinsky Eight Instrumental Miniatures for Fifteen Players
Jeff Beal Flute Concerto
Jeff Beal Battleground, Final Scene

 


Tapas, Truffles & Tarantella

April 10-11, 2021

French delicacies with the spice of Spain, seasoned with dance and the zest of adventure.

Michael Christie, conductor
Aubree Oliverson, violin
Pacific Festival Ballet

Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Sarasate Introduction et Tarantelle, Op. 43
Saint-Saëns Havanaise in E Major, Op. 83
Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20
Pauline Frechette, arr. David Campbell L’essence du Printemps (World Premiere)
Bizet Symphony in C

 

Off the Wall:
Pictures at an Exhibition
May 1-2, 2021

As we meander through a gallery of Russian romantic favorites, experience blossoming mood, color, and key.

Michael Christie, conductor
Martina Filjak, piano

Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 43
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition, pieces for piano
Mussorgsky, arr. Gorchakov Pictures at an Exhibition, for orchestra