Idyllwild Arts Summer Culmination Concert At Walt Disney Hall Features Larry Livingston, Sey Ahn, Joseph Modica

The Idyllwild Arts Foundation's Summer Culmination Concert taking place Aug. 5th at 3:00 pm at Walt Disney Concert Hall featuring performances by the High School Summer Chamber Festival Orchestra and Festival Choir & Ensemble of Idyllwild Arts.

Maestro Larry Livingston of the USC Thornton School of Music, who also celebrates 30 years as Idyllwild Arts' Music Director of Summer Festival Orchestras, will conduct the Festival Orchestra in performances of Overture to Colas Breugnon by Dmitry Kabalevsky and Der Rosenkavalier Suite by Richard Strauss, while Assistant Conductor Sey Ahn will guide the orchestra in performing Romanian Rhapsody by George Enescu. Other repertoire includes: The Journey of Harriet Tubman, an original composition by Ron Kean, conducted by Maestro Joseph Modica, and performed by the Festival Choir & Ensemble.

For more than 70 years, the Idyllwild Arts Summer Program has provided a unique experience for young artists from around the world. Located on a spectacular 205-acre campus in the San Jacinto Mountains, the Idyllwild Arts High School Chamberfest and Festival Choir are intensive two-week programs led by world-renowned artists and teachers, designed to offer outstanding musicians the opportunity to refine the skills needed for excellence in performance, from solo and small groups to large ensemble performances.

Through a thoughtful process, top students are selected by faculty members and coaches to perform on the grand stage. As a true youth-only orchestra and choir, the performance will showcase some of the most talented high school students from around the world, ranging from 13 to 18 years old, playing legendary classical works.
Link to Full Concert Program,

Event: Idyllwild Arts Foundation Summer Culmination Concert. URL for Tickets and information: https://www.idyllwildarts.org/disneyhall2018/Price: $20 for concert only ($40 includes VIP reception)Concert Time: 3:00 pm (VIP reception starts 1:30 pm). Location: Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles.

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