The soloists who will be performing with the orchestra in this 2012-2013 Season have attained great recognition for their talents. Their passion for music shows in their performances.
September 30, 2012
Bill Cunliffe - Piano Soloist and Dave Robaire - Bassist and Jake Reed - Drummer
Bill Cunliffe, jazz pianist, composer and Grammy Award-winning arranger, is known for his innovative and swinging recordings and compositions.
Allan Hunt - Director and Actor - Narrator
October 28, 2012
Nouveau Chamber Ballet with Elizabeth Lauritsen as narrator
The non-profit Nouveau Chamber Ballet will take center stage in Sergie Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf and in Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring. The ballet company was founded in Fullerton by Lois Ellyn in 1988. It appeared with the Rio Hondo Symphony last year at the Children's Concert in a performance of Peter and the Wolf.
A versatile soprano, actress and educator, Elizabeth Holborn Lauritsen is reprising her role as narrator of Peter and the Wolf performed last year at the Rio Hondo Symphony's Children's Concert.
February 10, 2013
Ludwig van Beethoven
Beethoven's Fourth Symphony is the least known of his symphonies, yet composers and critic alike have spared no words in praise of it. Thayer, perhaps the most important Beethoven biographer, wrote, "It is the most perfect in form of all the Beethoven's symphonies."
A Symphonic Spectacular
May 5, 2013
Jonathan Sywulka, 22-year-old trumpet play from Whittier, was the winner in the woodwinds, brass and percussion category in the Young Artists Competition in January. Currently he is working towards a B.M. in trumpet performance at Biola University in La Mirada. He has studied with Dave Washburn, principal trumpet at the L.A. Chamber and Pasadena Pops orchestras and associate principal trumpet in the L.A. Opera Orchestra.More...