Venue Details

390 Star Starred
Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
562-985-7000
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Member Tips

Bernie B
Ample $5 parking, you can park free if you don't mind walking a bit at night.
info Feb 15 2011 star this tip starred
Bernie B
Beware that 'rear' could mean the last two rows back ina gigantic stadium type venue.
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Bernie B
Rear is very high up & lousy for physically disadvantaged as there is no elevator.
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charmonium5
Lots of leather jackets and jeans
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charmonium5
Poor accoustics for just a few acoustic instruments
info Feb 15 2011 star this tip starred
Chris C.
Nothing special.
info Feb 16 2011 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

16 ratings
4.6 average rating
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377 events
171 reviews
58 stars
attended Feb 14 2011

Wonderful performance and personally, I do not think there is a bad seat in this venue and I have had seats all over for a number of years.

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289 events
108 reviews
276 stars
attended Feb 14 2011

Joshua Bell and Sam Haywood played a Valentine's day program which was only "romantic" with a capital R, and then only in the first half of the program. These pieces were... continued

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24 events
14 reviews
13 stars
attended Feb 14 2011

Took my sister for her birthday. WE Loved it, Loved it, Loved it!!

There is probably NO bad seat at the Carpenter Center.

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More Information

Website

http://www.carpenterarts.org/1011-joshua-bell.html

Quotes & Highlights

Discover more about Joshua Bell on his website.

Description

Joshua Bell with pianist Sam Haywood

Multi-Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell has enchanted audiences worldwide with his breathtaking virtuosity and tone of rare beauty. Equally at home as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra leader—his restless curiosity and multifaceted musical interests have earned him the rare title of “classical music superstar.”  

Mr. Bell’s program will include Brahms’ Sonata No. 2, Schubert’s Fantasy in C, and Grieg’s Sonata No. 2 with additional selections to be announced from the stage. (Program subject to change without notice.)

Joshua Bell hcame to national attention at the age of 14 in a highly acclaimed orchestral debut with Riccardo Muti and the Philadelphia Orchestra. A Carnegie Hall debut, the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, and a recording contract further confirmed his presence in the music world. Today he is equally at home as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra leader. In addition to his concert career, Bell enjoys chamber music collaborations with artists such as Pamela Frank and Steven Isserlis. 2010 saw Bell on a European and U.S. recital tour which includes Carnegie Hall, Disney Hall, and the Wigmore Hall in London; a performance for the World Economic Forum, and dates in Paris, Budapest, Madrid, Athens, Zurich and Istanbul, as well as a tour to Asia with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.