Vivaldi's Beloved "Four Seasons" and Great Argentine Tangoes With the Glendale Symphony Orchestra
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Brimming with atmosphere, gangsters and a sparkling jazz soundtrack, Robert Altman's Kansas City brings the 1930s to life. Before the screening, a member of the star-studded cast will be on hand at the beautiful historic Alex Theatre for a Q&A. Plus, Altman family home movies will be shown with commentary by a member of the family. When Blondie O'Hara (Jennifer Jason Leigh)'s husband Johnny (Dermot Mulroney), a petty thief, is taken prisoner by gangster Seldom Seen (Harry Belafonte), Blondie launches a desperate plan to release him. She kidnaps the wife of a powerful local politician (Miranda Richardson) to force him into using his connections to free Johnny. Michael Murphy and Steve Buscemi co-star. Learn More
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Featured review from Lisa L.
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Alex Theatre is charming, there is ample parking for $1 with validation (thanks to City of Glendale), many great restaurants and stores nearby, so I recommend this venue. The symphony itself is very good with a new young Asian woman leading, so I will plan on attending another of their concerts in December.
Quotes & Highlights
Program: Vivaldi – _Four Seasons; _ Lalo Schifrin – Three Tango pieces for solo flute and string orchestra; Piazzola – Cuatro Estaciones en Buenos Aires
Olivia Tsui – conductor
Sheridon Stokes – flute
Armen Annasian – violin
Elizabeth Roccella and Claudio Otero – tango dancers
Southern California does have seasons, contrary to what folks in other sections of the country may think. In fact, this evening’s performance will guarantee an experience of all four seasons …when the Glendale Symphony Orchestra travels back in time 300 years to Italy, to enjoy Antonio Vivaldi’s best known and most beloved work, ‘The Four Seasons.’
From Italy, then travel to Argentina to experience the four seasons yet again – albeit with a distinctly South American flavor – when the orchestra presents ‘Cuatro Estaciones en Buenos Aires,’ a seething, seductive masterpiece by renowned 20th century tango composer, Astor Piazzola.
And, because it’s impossible to stop dancing once you start to tango, the night will conclude with ‘Three Tangos for Flute and String Orchestra,’ composed by the Glendale Symphony Orchestra’s very own former Music Director, Lalo Schifrin.