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Beethoven and John Williams Finale August 25 at Santa Anita Race Track Selling Fast
-Photo by Terry Miller
Another weekend of rave reviews and a full house at Cal Phil means tickets for the season finale Aug 25 are in demand and going fast. Beethoven and John Williams concert at Cal Phil’s Festival on the Green at Santa Anita Race Track will be held on Saturday August 25…The Sunday performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall is already sold out.
Beethoven and John Williams features music from two legendary composers who have left their undeniable stamp on the world of music, Beethoven, arguably the greatest classical composer of all time and John Williams, revered composer of more than 100 feature films. Spectacular music on the bill includes Beethoven: Ode to Joy from Symphony No. 9 and popular scores from Star Wars, Superman, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Saving Private Ryan and Amistad. The world class orchestra and Cal Phil Chorale are joined by a highly talented quartet which includes Emily Dyer, Danielle Bond, Ashley Faatoalia and Ben Lowe, this year’s Cal Phil Young Artist Award recipients.
Festival on the Green at Santa Anita Race Track concert-goers should arrive early because gates open at 5:30 to a host of family friendly pre-concert activities such as live jazz, food court, bars, chair massages by Massage Envy, a musical instrument petting zoo provided by Lee’s Music Store and face painting by MonArch Face Painting. The concert begins at 8:00pm.