Wednesday, February 16, 2011

CU news and beyond!

Read in this news issue:  
  • Thank you, all, for making the February event such a success!    
  • Upcoming events  
  • LA Phil Giveaway to St. Petersburg Philharmonic  
  • Support Classical Underground by getting a cool t-shirt and a hat!   

Dear friends!

What an amazing experience of elegance and refinement February night turned out to be! What a great testament to eternal Power of ART to reach through times and distances with Philip Glass's incredible Akhnaten and to touch our hearts with incredible and romantic music by Scriabin, Franck, Rachmaninoff, Liszt and Strauss - thanks all great musicians, thanks LBO, thanks to the amazing audience!!!!!!!
  Audience 2-7-11   Audience 2-7-11c Audience 2-7-11b

Upcoming events  
February 18, Friday @ 7: 30 p.m.
piano recital
Program: Mozart, Franck, Schumann, Wien, Prokofiev
Irvine Presbyterian Church
4445 Alton Pwky, Irvine, CA 92604.  Admission is FREE. donations are welcomed.
Pavel Petrov 
February 20, Sunday @ 4 p.m.
EDUARDO DELGADO, piano with baritone SAM McELROY
Program: Schumann: Fantasy in C Major op. 17
featuring Sam McElroy in Dicterliebe
Liszt: Sonata in B Minor
Meng COncert Hall - Cal State Fullerton
Tickets: $15  

  Eduardo by Rose 
 by Rose Frantzen
March 22, Tuesday - see below giveaway from LA Phil!

March 19, Saturday @ 7:30 p.m.
March 27, Sunday @ 2 p.m.
AKHNATEN by Philip Glass

Month of April

South Bay Chamber Music Society
 will be appearing at an invitatio-only SBCMS Patrons' Concert, they will be playing the Rachmaninoff and Poulenc sonatas plus some shorter works, followed by a buffet dinner, wine, and great desserts. For information go to: 



LA Phil is offering a pair of tickets to the St. Petersburg Philharmonic orchestra to Classical Underground devotees.  Please respond to this email to be considered for the drawing.  
LA Phil Presents St. Petersburg Philharmonic
Tuesday, March 22, 8:00pm at Walt Disney Concert Hall
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV  Russian Easter Overture
SHOSTAKOVICH  Cello Concerto No. 1
BRAHMS  Symphony No. 4

At a time when more and more orchestras sound alike, Russia's mighty St. Petersburg Philharmonic retains its distinctive timbre, rock-solid and richly vibrant. A gifted young cellist joins the orchestra and its beloved Principal Conductor for a thrilling program of masterworks.

For tickets and information, visit .

You can now support Classical Underground by getting a cool Classical Underground  hat and/or a t-shirt!  Inquire at classicalunderground @
Bryan Pezzone with CU hat
Bryan Pezzone wearing CU hat
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