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‘From Beethoven to Mitsumoto’- FREE Community Concert & pre-show discussion

January 11, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra Olympia Youth Orchestra FREE Community Concert at the San Gabriel Mission PlayhouseThe CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra/Olympia Youth Orchestra present the World Premiere of the Masatoshi Mitsumoto 2nd Cello Concerto along with works by Beethoven and Glinka.

This FREE community concert is led by Conductor Fung Ho. Fung Ho was a former Concertmaster for the Burbank Chamber Orchestra and West LA Symphony. He is the conductor of the Pasadena Young Musicians Orchestra (PYMO), currently on the violin faculty at CalState LA and on the faculty at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.

For more information, please call (626) 447-5839.

button_reserve Join us at 2pm for pre-show discussion with Classical KUSC presenter Alan Chapman. Alan will be joined composer Masatoshi Mitsumoto, conductor Fung Ho and soloist Ruslan Biryukov.

 The discussion is part of the Mission Playhouse’s Community Engagement Program.

AlanChapman_color (2) compressed Alan Chapman – moderator

Alan Chapman is a composer/lyricist, pianist, radio host (Classical KUSC – 91.5 FM) and educator. He was a longtime member of the music faculty at Occidental College and is currently a member of the music theory faculty of the Colburn Conservatory. Well known as a pre-concert lecturer, he has been a regular speaker on the L.A. Philharmonic’s “Upbeat Live” series since its inception in 1984. He also works closely with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and Pacific Symphony and has been heard globally as programmer and host of the in-flight classical channels on United and Delta Airlines. Dr. Chapman’s songs have been performed and recorded by many artists around the world and have been honored by ASCAP, the Johnny Mercer Foundation, and the Manhattan Association of Cabarets. He is much in demand as a creator of original musical material for special events. His children’s opera Les Moose: The Operatic Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle was commissioned by LA Opera. He frequently appears with his wife, soprano Karen Benjamin, in evenings featuring his original songs as well as classics of the Great American Songbook.



January 11, 2015
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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San Gabriel Mission Playhouse
320 S. Mission Drive
San Gabriel, CA 91776 United States
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(626) 308-2868


As per CADPH; effective December 15, 2021 all indoor events with potential audience sizes greater than 1000 patrons will require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status or a negative Covid-19 test. Testing for such events is required to be conducted within one (1) day for rapid antigen tests, or within two (2) days for PCR tests prior to entry into the facility or venue.

Please note; self-attestation may not be used to verify status as fully vaccinated or as proof of negative test result. Face masks must also be worn indoors at all times during the event regardless of vaccination status. 

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If you have any questions, please call us at 626.308.2865