2014-2015 Season

20th Anniversary Season Opener

Friday, Oct 17, 2014, Oxnard
Saturday, Oct 18, 2014, Thousand Oaks
Sunday, Oct 19, 2014, Santa Monica

Marcelo Lehninger, conductor
Gabriela Montero, piano*
Indra Thomas, soprano*


Corigliano Promenade Overture
Grieg Concerto in A Minor for Piano & Orchestra, Opus 16
Villa-Lobos Bachianas brasileiras No. 5
Bernstein Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Gabriela Montero’s appearance generously underwritten by a gift from Karen & Paul Finkel.

Lynn Harrell Plays Dvorak

Friday, Nov 7, 2014, Oxnard Saturday, Nov 8, 2014, Thousand Oaks Sunday, Nov 9, 2014, Santa Monica Marcelo Lehningerconductor Lynn Harrellcello*
Dvorak Concerto in B Minor for Cello & Orchestra, Opus 104
Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Opus 73

Lynn Harrell’s appearance partially underwritten by a generous gift from Larry Janss.

Pines of Rome

Friday, Jan 23, 2015, Oxnard
Saturday, Jan 24, 2015, Thousand Oaks
Sunday, Jan 25, 2015, Santa Monica

Boris Brottconductor
Lauren Chipmanviola*


Rossini Overture to William Tell
Garson Garson Concerto for Viola, Jazz Trio and Orchestra Based on a Theme by Paganini
New West Symphony Commission World Premiere
Tchaikovsky Capriccio italien, Opus 45
Respighi Pines of Rome



Friday, Feb 27, 2015, Oxnard
Saturday, Feb 28, 2015, Thousand Oaks
Sunday, Mar 1, 2015, Santa Monica

Marcelo Lehningerconductor
Sean Chenpiano


Stravinsky Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra
Saint-Saëns Concerto No. 2 in G Minor for Piano & Orchestra,
Opus 22
Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Opus 27

Sean Chen’s appearance generously underwritten by a gift from Nancy Israel.


The Planets

Friday, Mar 27, 2015, Oxnard
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015, Thousand Oaks
Sunday, Mar 29, 2015, Santa Monica

Marcelo Lehningerconductor
Jennifer Frautschiviolin*
California Lutheran University Choral Ensembles, Wyant Morton, director


Sibelius Concerto in D Minor for Violin & Orchestra, Opus 47
Holst The Planets

Jennifer Frautschi’s appearance generously underwritten by a gift from Doug & Penny Yarrow.

Mozart Great Mass

Friday, May 8, 2015 Oxnard
Saturday, May 9, 2015, Thousand Oaks
Sunday, May 9, 2015, Santa Monica

Marcelo Lehninger, conductor
Jessica Rivera, soprano
Rebecca Ringle, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Plenk, tenor*
Andrew Craig Brown, bass-baritone*
Los Robles Master Chorale, Lesley Leighton, artistic director


Zobelein New West Fanfare
Mozart Great Mass in C Minor, K.427

This concert presented without intermission. Late comers will not be seated during the performance. Duration approximately 65 minutes.

*New West Symphony Debut Artists
**First New West Symphony Performance