By Jon Konjoyan
The New West Symphony’s Masterpiece Series presents Beethoven Ninth: Leonore Overture No. 3 in C Major, Opus 72a and Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Opus 125 (Choral) this Friday, May 10 in Oxnard, Saturday, May 11 in Thousand Oaks and Sunday, May 12 in Santa Monica.
The New West Symphony is the professional, resident orchestra of the Oxnard Performing Arts Center, the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, and Barnum Hall in Santa Monica respectively.
Led by acclaimed new music director Marcelo Lehninger, the Symphony presents six Masterpiece Series concerts annually.
Taking the stage will be conductor Lehninger along with Emily Dyer, soprano, Grace Newberry, mezzo-soprano, Casey Candebat, tenor, and Steve Pence, bass-baritone — all award winners. Lesley Leighton directs the New West Symphony Chorus and Los Robles Master Chorale.
Ticket prices start at just $30. For tickets and information call 1-866-776-8400 or newwestsymphony.org.