Music academy of the west presents
NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
MUSIC ACADEMY FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 9 "ODE TO JOY"
Over 7,000 $10 and free tickets will be offered to enjoy the New York Philharmonic at Santa Barbara City College’s La Playa Stadium. The historic concert will mark Alan Gilbert’s final appearance as New York Philharmonic Music Director.
Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony will feature Music Academy superstar alumni soprano Susanna Phillips (‘02,’03) and mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke ('02), joined by tenor Joe Kaiser, bass Morris Robinson, and the Los Angeles Master Chorale in the iconic “Ode to Joy,” closing with a stunning fireworks display over the ocean.
7:30 PM CONCERT / 9:15 PM FIREWORKS
GABRIELA LENA FRANK Three Latin-American Dances for Orchestra
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9, “Ode to Joy”
The 70th Anniversary Community Concert will be dedicated in remembrance of Léni Fé Bland.
The concert is made possible in partnership with the Santa Barbara City College Foundation, Santa Barbara City College, and the city of Santa Barbara.
The Music Academy of the West’s partnership with the New York Philharmonic has been made possible through the generosity of Lead Sponsors Linda and Michael Keston.
Solo Piano Fellows
New York Philharmonic
Mark H. Lawrence conductor
Music Academy Fellows
at the Lobero Theatre
Joshua Roman world premiere
TICKETS NOW ON SALE
Tickets are now on sale at musicacademy.org, and in person at the Music Academy Carsey Ticket Office.
$10 GENERAL ADMISSION
General admission tickets (bleacher seating, first-come, first-served) are $10 each. Tickets ordered at musicacademy.org may be self-printed or displayed on your mobile device at the entrance to the venue. Tickets will not be mailed.
Young people ages 7-17 receive a FREE general admission ticket when accompanied by a ticketed adult; these tickets may also be ordered in advance online, via phone, or in person.
Santa Barbara City College faculty, administration, and students may order one free general admission ticket per person (see instructions sent from SBCC to redeem).
PREMIERE RESERVED TICKETS
$100 reserved tickets on the field of the stadium, including premiere parking adjacent to the La Playa Stadium, are available for purchase. Please contact the Carsey Ticket Office. (see hours above)
Music Academy of the West Council of Contributors members receive priority access to Premiere Reserved tickets. To become a member of the Council of Contributors, please call 805-695-7916.
TICKET OFFICE HOURS & LOCATION
Carsey Ticket Office: Mon-Fri, 1-4 pm
1070 Fairway Road, Santa Barbara, CA, 93108