GYO to Perform Finale
The Glendale Youth Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Brad Keimach, will have the season finale concert of its 23rd season at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 20 at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale. The concert will feature concerto winner Se Jun Kim of Hoover High School.
A silent auction to benefit the scholarship program will take place in the courtyard of the theater beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from the Alex Theatre Box Office. Groups of 15 or more get 15% off. Students, children, and seniors may purchase tickets for $8.50 each by calling 818-243-ALEX, or visiting www.alextheatre.org.
Formed in 1989 by a group of Glendale music lovers and school teachers, the Glendale Youth Orchestra now attracts talented young musicians in the sixth grade through college from all over Los Angeles and the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys. Auditions for membership in the orchestra will be held on May 22 and May 29.
For more information visit www.glendaleyouthorchestra.com
The historic Alex Theatre is located at 216 North Brand Blvd., Glendale. Visit www.alextheatre.org for more information.
GCC Choral Groups Hold Spring Concert
The Glendale Community College Spring Choral Concert will be held on Saturday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium.
Groups performing are the College Choir, Chamber Singers and Opera Vignettes. The program will include performances of master works by Rachmaninoff, Brahms, Tippett, Mozart, Puccini and more. There will also be movements from Faure’s “Requiem.” Dr. Jayne Campbell is musical director.
General admission is $10 and $8 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased online at www.glendalearts.org or at the college box office, Alex Theatre box office or concierge desk at the Americana at Brand.
Additional information may be obtained by calling (818) 240-1000, ext. 5612.
The college is located at 1500 N. Verdugo Road.
Ondine Ensemble in Concert
The Ondine Ensemble – comprised of Kathleen Hood on cello, Jacqueline Suzuki on violin and Adriana Zoppo on violin and viola d’amore is holding a free family concert at the Edendale Branch Library in Echo Park on Saturday afternoon, May 19 from noon to 1 p.m.
Baroque music and light classics will be performed by the Ondine Ensemble with Zoppo playing the viola d’amore, an instrument with seven strings and a unique silvery tone.
Free parking at Library. Link to map & transit information:
Glendale Branch Library, 2011 W. Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles.