LA Doctors Symphony – Nov. 17

“An Afternoon at the Opera” concert by the Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra featuring memorable music — overtures, preludes and arias –from classic Operas including the Light Cavalry overture; Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana and Orpheus in the Underworld overture. Featured soloist is soprano Emma-Grace Dunbar. (full program below)

Where/When: Sunday, November 17 3 pm FREE Parking
Veterans Memorial Auditorium 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City, 90230

Tickets: $15/general $10/students/seniors 62+ Free/Children 12 and under /at the door
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Who: Founded in 1953, the LA Doctors Symphony Orchestra is one of the oldest community orchestras in the United States with its roots in the medical professions and is dedicated to enriching the Southern California communities through the healing power of music. Originally composed of only medical professionals, the orchestra now welcomes all accomplished musicians. Doctors Symphony Music Director since 1990 is Dr. Ivan Shulman. Soloist Emma-Grace Dunbar is a rising soprano maker her orchestral debut with the Doctors Symphony. A Thousand Oaks native, Ms. Dunbar recently completed her Master’s Degree in Vocal Arts from USC’s Thorton School of Music. This past summer she was Resident Artist with the Utah Festival Opera and was awarded 2nd place in the festival’s Concorso Lirico International Opera Competition.

Full Program:

Mozart: Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio

Donizetti: Overture to Don Pasquale

Puccini: Quando me’n vo from La Boheme

Delibes Bell song from Lakme

Verdi: Caro nome from Rigoletto

Mozart: Deh vieni, Non Tardar from the Marriage of Figaro

Lehar: Vilia from The Merry Wives of Windsor


von Suppe: Light Cavalry Overture

Mussorgsky: Prelude to Khovanchina

Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

Puccini: Scene d’opera (arr. ElMahmoudi) – World premiere

Wagner: Prelude to Act III from Lohengrin

Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld Overture

The Actors' Gang

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