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New Meetup: The Colburn performs Scheherazade

From: Lionel
Sent on: Friday, February 19, 2010 1:29 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Los Angeles Free Concerts Group!

What: The Colburn performs Scheherazade

When: Saturday, March 6,[masked]:30 PM

Ambassador Auditorium
131 S St John Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105

The Sultan Schariar, convinced that all women are false and faithless, vowed to put to death each of his wives after the first nuptial night. But the Sultana Scheherazade saved her life by entertaining her lord with fascinating tales, told seriatim, for a thousand and one nights. The Sultan, consumed with curiosity, postponed from day to day the execution of his wife, and finally repudiated his bloody vow entirely. Wikipedia This introduction to Scheherazade, based on the Arabian Nights, says it all. This is an amazing piece of music you will not want to miss. I am pleased to announce that we will be joining The Pasadena Classical Music Meetup Group for this memorable event.

Happy Hour/Dinner 5:30 pm

We'll start the evening at Margarita Jones, 541 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena. They have a great Happy Hour! Please indicate if you will be joining us for Happy Hour/Dinner in your RSVP.

The Colburn Orchestra 7:30 pm

At the Ambassador Auditorium, Pasadena. Yehuda Gilad, Music Director. Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Conductor.
Featuring pianists, Feng Bian and Beiyao Ji. Free parking in structure on Pasadena Ave. (one way going south) south of Green St. Information: (213) 621-1050.


Benzecry: Coloroes de la cruz del sur
Poulenc: Concerto in D Minor for Two Pianos and Orchestra
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherezade

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