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ACF 2010: The Greatest Generation

The River

Mon • February 1 • 7:30pm
Symphony Hall, Orange County High School of the Arts
1010 N. Main St., Santa Ana

Featuring student performers from the Orange County High School of the Arts:
OCHSA Symphony Orchestra, Chris Russell, conductor
Film & TV Conservatory, Aaron Orullian, director
Opera & Choral Conservatory, Maria Lazarova, director
Music & Theater Conservatory, Jeff Paul, director
Joe Horowitz, artistic advisor
George Stoney, documentary advisor
The People, Yes (excerpt) - Reading from the poem by Carl Sandburg
Introduction
Joe Horowitz
Songs from The River
My Shepherd Will Supply My Need
How Firm a Foundation
Jesus Loves Me
Go Tell Aunt Rhody

OCHSA Chamber Singers
Short Documentaries on the Depression and World War II
Kaylen Hadley, Lauren Morales and Adrian Azevedo, filmmakers
These short films were created by members of instructor Michael Brown’s Documentary Filmmaking course in collaboration with renowned documentarian George Stoney
The New Deal and The River
George Stoney and Joe Horowitz
The River
Film directed by Pare Lorentz. Score by Virgil Thomson
OCHSA Symphony Orchestra
Robyn Mack and Chelsea Sanders, narrators

Click here to view a trailer of the film "The River"

Preview the student documentaries by clicking on the titles below:
"The Greatest Generation" by Lauren Morales
"A Soldier of Life"" by Adrian Azevedo
"Remembering the Greatest Generation" by Kaylen Hadley

Tickets: $10, general admission
OCHSA Box office: (714) 564-3282
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The Greatest Generation

Thu-Sat • February 4-6, 2010 • 8:00pm
Festival Prelude at 7pm

Orange County Performing Arts Center
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Pacific Symphony • Carl St.Clair, conductor
Douglas Webster, baritone
Pacific Chorale—John Alexander, artistic director
COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man
HERRMANN: For the Fallen
WEILL: Walt Whitman Songs [West Coast premiere of orchestrated version]
GOULD: Amber Waves
DAUGHERTY: Mount Rushmore for Chorus and Orchestra (2010) [World Premiere]

With projected images from WW II and The Great Depression.

Festival prelude and post-concert discussion with documentarian George Stoney, composer-in-residence Michael Daugherty and host Joseph Horowitz.

Listen to a Concert Preview with Alan Chapman and an interview with composer Michael Daugherty, including the story behind his new work “Mount Rushmore.”
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Tickets: $25-$105 (students $20)
Free tickets for Veterans; $20 for their guests (Advance reservations required)

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Or call (714) 755-5799 (Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm)


Into the Streets

Tue • February 9, 2010 • 8 pm
Meng Hall, California State University, Fullerton

Douglas Webster, baritone • Gloria Cheng, piano
Cal State Fullerton University Singers, Rob Istad, conductor
Members of Pacific Symphony
Raymond Kobler, violin • Bridget Dolkas, violin
Robert Becker, viola • Kevin Plunkett, cello
Monica Hull, mezzo-soprano • Mark Salters, piano
Joseph Horowitz, host

COPLAND: Into the Streets May First
WEILL: Mack the Knife
WEILL: Songs from "Lunchtime Follies":
Song of the Inventory, Buddy on the Nightshift, Schickelgruber
WEILL: Ice Cream Sextet
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN: You’ll Never Walk Alone, Everything’s Up to Date in Kansas City, Oklahoma!
Student documentary film
SCHOENBERG: Ode to Napoleon for speaker, piano and string quartet (1942)

Post-concert discussion with Joseph Horowitz.

Tickets: $30; students and Pacific Symphony patrons; $25; CSUF music majors $5
Box Office: (657) 278-3371

Tickets available online after Jan. 19 at:
http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/events