L.A. Phil Performs Free Concert at Cerritos Center

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free concert from L.A. philharmonicThe Los Angeles Philharmonic will perform a free concert at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) on Wednesday, September 29, at 7:30pm.

The full orchestra will be conducted by Manuel Lopez and will perform for one hour with no intermission.

“The Los Angeles Philharmonic is one of the treasures of LA County,” said Supervisor Knabe. “This is a unique opportunity to see the Los Angeles Philharmonic perform outside of downtown, and I encourage our residents to attend this free concert.”

One of four conductors participating in the Philharmonic’s Dudamel Fellowship Program, 26-year-old conductor Manuel Lopez is a product of the internationally recognized State Foundation for the National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras of Venezuela, commonly known as El Sistema. Active internationally as a conductor, Lopez has recently guest conducted the Orquesta Sinfonica de Bahia (Brazil), the Orquesta Sinfónica “Carlos Chávez” de Ciudad de México, and the Orquesta Sinfónica Gulbenkian (Portugal). He is also a frequent guest conductor of the Teresa Carreno Youth Orchestra and the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela and continues to perform as violinist with the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra.

Tickets to this event will be available by visiting the CCPA Ticket Office or by mailing a self-addressed, stamped envelope with the number of tickets requested to the CCPA Ticket Office at 12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos, CA 90703.  The box office is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.   There is a limit of four tickets per household.  Seating is General Admission.  All ticket holders must be seated by 7:15 p.m.

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Gustavo Dudamel, presents the finest in orchestral and chamber music, recitals, new music, jazz, world music and holiday concerts at two of the most remarkable locations anywhere to experience music – Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. In addition to a 30-week winter subscription season at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the LA Phil presents a 12-week summer festival at the legendary Hollywood Bowl, summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and home of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.

The LAPHIL presents free community concerts as part of its dedication to provide music for audiences throughout Los Angeles County. This event is a partnership between the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the City of Cerritos and the Office of Supervisor Knabe.

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