2022-23 Masterpiece Series

Sparkling Classical

Sat, Sept. 9, 2023 – Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Sun, Sept. 10, 2023 – Rancho Campana Performing Arts Center in Camarillo

A program of fun, fanciful works that shimmer and delight our senses. Who better to capture this whimsical spirit than Van Cliburn International Medal Winner, pianist Sean Chen.


Higdon | Dance Card

Strauss | Burleske for Piano and Orchestra

Francaix | Eight Exotic Dances
                   Concertino for Piano and Orchestra

Prokofiev | Symphony No. 1 “Classical”


Michael Christie, conductor
Sean Chen, piano

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Program and artists are subject to change.

With Thanks to Our 2022-2023 Season Sponsors

Grandioso Season Sponsor

John Hammer

Bravura Season Sponsor

John Shwope and Karen Dean Fritts, Ph.D.
Barbara Barnard Smith Funds for World Musics and Ventura County Community Foundation

Largo Season Sponsors

In loving memory of Cyril Reed Collett
Dr. Paul Finkel
Nancy Israel

Crescendo Season Sponsor

Fran Elson in memory of my beloved life partner, Ed Elson
Adele McGinnis
Barbara Meister
Angelique Friend, Probate Services, Inc.

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