A Lot of Beethoven
The 75 member Tifereth Israel Community Orchestra, conducted by David Amos, has announced the 2019-20 concert season. This, being the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth, is an important time to pay homage to the composer who is considered by many to be the greatest of them all.
Please pencil in the following dates. The concerts will be held at Tifereth Israel’s Social Hall, unless otherwise noted.
November 24* and 26, 2019
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, Holst’s Suite No.1, and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20, with pianist Marika Bournaki, who has been hailed as “The Celine Dion of Classical Music”.
January 26** and 28, 2020
Beethoven’s King Stephan Overture, Sibelius’ Swan of Tuonela, Kabalevsky’s Suite from The Comedians, and violin virtuoso Anat Almani performing Tchaikovsky’s monumental Violin Concerto.
March 29* and 31, 2020
Herold’s Overture to Zampa, H. Owen Reed’s colorful La Fiesta Mexicana, with mariachi music and more, and Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, with the Jenny Oaks Baker Ensemble.
June 7 and 9, 2020
Beethoven’s Egmont Overture, Prokoffiev’s exciting Piano Concerto No. 3, with soloist Ines Irawati, and the world premiere of a work exclusively composed for our orchestra, Three Desert Dances from Exodus, by John Michael Luther.
July 26, 2020
Our annual Pops Concert, with light classic favorites, waltzes, marches, film, Broadway, and fun for the entire family.
* November 24, 2019 and March 29, 2020 concerts will be held at Patrick Henry High School’s PHAME Auditorium (6702 Wandermere Dr., San Diego, CA 92120)
** January 26, 2020 concert will be held at First United Methodist Church – Chula Vista (1200 East H Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910)