Music Shelf Showcase: John Mauceri

You may be familiar with American conductor John Mauceri if you saw the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra after it was recreated in 1991. He led over 300 concerts at the Bowl and performed in front of as many as 4 million people! Mauceri worked with and learned from Leonard...

Music Shelf Showcase: Julie Albers

Edward Elgar’s music had already gone a bit out of fashion by the end of the First World War. But his Cello Concerto, the last great piece he wrote, put him back on the map.Well, actually, its premiere in 1919 was a disaster, but it gained popularity after...
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...