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A Wedding at the Symphony!

A Wedding at the Symphony!

Our February 29th performance of Felix Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream was the perfect setting for the wedding of a lifetime! New West Symphony's Box Office Manager and his fiancé had a 3-minute wedding ceremony on stage in front of the orchestra, and shared...

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Music Shelf Showcase: Pinchas Zukerman

Legendary violinist and conductor Pinchas Zukerman performed for New West Symphony's inaugural concert in 1995. In an unforgettable incident, a fire alarm during the concert sent the entire audience outside. As people made their way back to their seats (the alarm went...

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Music Shelf Showcase: Till Fellner

Austrian-born pianist Till Fellner joined us April 2018 to eloquenly execute Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat major. His dedication to technique and clarity shone in a brilliant performance. The week of the performance, we joined him at the Steinway warehouse...

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Music Shelf Showcase: Anne Akiko Meyers

In February of 2017, one of our dear friends and favorite guest artists, Anne Akiko Meyers, joined the New West Symphony for Vivaldi's Four Seasons. It was guest conducted by Joshua Gersen, former Assistant Conductor of the New York Philharmonic, who also conducted...

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Beethoven’s 5th in virtual reality

Beethoven’s 5th in virtual reality

Today is National Video Game Day, a perfect day to share how video game tech is transforming performing arts.   You may have heard of Virtual Reality, which immerses you in a video experience. Now, all you need to experience an orchestra up close is a smartphone, an...

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Composer exploration: July birthdays

Composer exploration: July birthdays

There are 365 days in a year, and many, many more composers who've gone before us. That means there's always a composer birthday to celebrate, and there's always interesting music and stories to discover. Here are 3 noteworthy composers with July birthdays whose music...

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Going for Baroque: 307 year-old party music

Going for Baroque: 307 year-old party music

Some people find Baroque music hard to Handel. Bad puns aside, it's amazing to hear music that's over 300 years old in the English language, and why it was written in the first place. In July of 1713, Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate premiered at St. Paul's Cathedral in...

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