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La Mirada, CA (August 2, 2017) – The La Mirada Symphony begins the 2017/2018 season with selected works from Mozart, Fernandez and Beethoven. The concert will also feature guest performer Francisco Castillo on the oboe.

Under the direction of conductor Alan Mautner, the orchestra will perform the following pieces:

Mozart – Overture to “The Abduction from the Seraglio”
Fernandez – Concerto for Oboe and Strings
Beethoven – Symphony No. 3, in Eb Major

“We’re excited to feature Mr. Castillo on the oboe who will be performing an original piece of music by Fernandez,’ said David Derks, President of the La Mirada Symphony. “This will give the audience an opportunity to listen to something unique to our symphony.”

The concert will take place Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts located at 14900 La Mirada Boulevard La Mirada, CA 90638. The pre-concert discussion begins at 2:15 p.m. and the concert begins immediately afterwards at 3:00 p.m.

About The La Mirada Symphony
In 1961, creating a Symphony for the community was the dream of Blanche Nissim, a La Mirada resident and concert pianist. She and a determined group of community advocates and local musicians united to make her dream a reality. Also known as the jewel of La Mirada, The La Mirada Symphony provides free concerts for residents who appreciated the cultural value of beautiful music in their lives and an opportunity for local musicians to share their talents.

About The La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
The 1,251-seat state-of-the-art performing arts venue is widely known as one of the most gorgeous and enjoyable places to attend live events in the region. In addition to the mainstage McCoy Rigby Entertainment series of award-winning plays and musicals, La Mirada Theatre also produces the critically acclaimed ONSTAGE series, a wide range of special events, and a children’s series, Programs for Young Audiences. The theatre is also home to the La Mirada Symphony and Phantom Projects Theatre for Teens.

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