Beethoven & Blue Jeans

Saturday January 11 2025 7:30 pm

Laura Jackson, Guest Conductor

Guest Artist

Ray Ushikubo, Piano & Violin

Run Time120 Minutes

Saenger Theatre

About the Performance

Dress up or dress down for this annual celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven, under the baton of guest conductor Laura Jackson. This rousing program features the composer’s Fifth Symphony along with Gioachino Rossini’s Overture to Barber of Seville and Jimmy López Bellido’s Fiesta! Four Pop Dances for Orchestra. Ray Ushikubo joins the orchestra as soloist on piano for Felix Mendelssohn’s First Piano Concerto and violin for Camille Saint-Saëns’ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.

Gioachino Rossini

Overture to Barber of Seville

Jimmy Lopez Bellido

Fiesta! Four Pop Dances for Orchestra

Felix Mendelssohn

Piano Concerto No. 1

Camille Saint-Saens

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 5

This concert is currently available as part of a 2024-2025 subscription.

Single tickets will be available on Friday September 6, 2024

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Performance Agenda

Saenger and House Doors Open

Concert Begins