The London Symphony Orchestra will perform a special show on July 14 in Santa Barbara, California, at Santa Barbara Bowl. The internationally famous orchestra will be conducted by LSO and signature festival conductor Michael Tilson Thomas with guest support from the Academy Festival Orchestra..
Dubbed "Community Concert with Michael Tilson Thomas," the performance is being presented by Music Academy of the West in remembrance of Léni Fé Bland. The program will showcase performances of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 in dedication to the late Academy of the West patron Peggy Maximus, as well as Berlioz's Roman Carnival Overture and Stravinksy's "Firebird Suite."
Tickets for the event will go on sale to the general public starting on Monday, May 20 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Get your tickets right here at AXS.
The LSO and Tilson launched a partnership in 2018 with the Academy of the West to perform and teach in residency in during MAW's annual 8-week Summer School and Festival in Santa Barbara.Tilson and other LSO conductors and musicians are scheduled to participate in the program over the new three years while the full London Symphony Orchestra will be in residence over the summer months in 2019 and 2021.
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