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September 27, 2015
November 8, 2015
February 28, 2016
April 24, 2016

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Concert Details

The Rio Hondo Symphony performs four ADMISSION-FREE classical music concerts each season at the Vic Lopez Auditorium at Whittier High School, Whittier Ave. in Whittier California. The concerts start at 3 PM, have one intermission, and are completed before 5 PM.

September 27, 2015

Paul Dukas

Fanfare from La Peri

Claude Debussy

Premiere Rhapsody for Clarinet
Katsuya Yuasa
47th Annual YAC
Woodwind, Brass, Percussion Winner

Maurice Ravel

Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Sam Kinsey

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 7

Celebrating Kimo Furumoto's 7th season with Beethoven's noble
Seventh Symphony and featuring the 2015 YAC Winners.

November 8, 2015

Bedrich Smetana

Dance of the Comedians from The Bartered Bride

Johann Strauss Jr

Emperor Waltz

Antonin Dvorak

Slavonic Dance No. 1

Amilcare Ponchielli

Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda

Jacques Offenbach

Can-Can from Orpheus in the Underworld

Leonard Bernstein

Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

From the waltz to the Can-Can you won't be able to keep in your
seat as you dance the day away with the Rio Hondo Symphony.

February 28, 2016

Co-sponsored by Rio Hondo Symphony Guild

Jean Sibelius


Edward Grieg

Peer Gynt Suite No. 1

Jean Sibelius

Symphony No. 2

From the majestic fjords of Scandinavia the soulful music of these
Norse composers strike a chord in the hearts of all listeners.

April 24, 2016

John Williams

Liberty Fanfare

Peter Boyer

Ellis Island:The Dream of America

Aaron Copeland

Old American Songs: The Little Horses, Zion's Walls,
The Golden Willow Tree, At the River, Ching-a-Ring-Chaw
Joel David Balzun, Baritone
Vocals Winner Young Artist Competition

A multi-media extravaganza highlighting Peter Boyer's
inspiring work, Ellis Island: Dream of America, uplifting
a sense of the American spirit - with the Statue of Liberty
as a beacon of freedom for the world.