2023 Masterpiece Series
Sat, Sept. 9, 2023 – Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Sun, Sept. 10, 2023 – Agoura Hills Performing Arts Educational Center*
*One-time only venue
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.
Pacific Festival Ballet dancers will perform to Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 1 “Classical,” choreographed by Artistic Director, Kim Maselli.
Higdon | Dance Card
Strauss | Burleske for Piano and Orchestra
Francaix | Eight Exotic Dances
Concertino for Piano and Orchestra
Prokofiev | Symphony No. 1 “Classical”
“Sean Chen has had a special relationship with the New West Symphony since he was named a Discovery Artist as a teenager in 2002. Audiences relish his virtuosity and sparking personality. I am particularly pleased to feature him in a program of whimsical showpieces that will leave performers and audiences alike, smiling.”
– Artistic and Music Director Michael Christie
This concert is generously sponsored by:
New West Symphony is a proud partner of 150th Anniversary celebration of Ventura County