|The Los Angeles Philharmonic, shown performing last year, will return for a fifth consecutive year to the First Baptist Church of Pomona as part of
a special regional performance.
One of the world's premier orchestras, the Los Angeles Philharmonic will return for a fifth consecutive year to the First Baptist Church of Pomona as part of
a special regional performance. The concert is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 13, at 8 p.m. Through the support of local sponsors, including Cal Poly Pomona, tickets will be available at the discount price of $5 each.
Under the direction of conductor Yasuo Shinozaki, this year's performance will include Peter Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 (“Pathétique”) and Ludwig van Beethoven Coriolan Overture, Op. 62. Shinozaki is a fast-rising artist who is currently assistant conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
This unique community event receives primary support from Cal Poly Pomona, the city of Pomona, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona Unified School District, Mount San Antonio College, First Baptist Church of Pomona, Bank of America, Foothill Transit and Los Angeles Philharmonic. These and other organizations have banded together to provide an affordable opportunity for new audiences to enjoy world-class performance arts right in the heart of Pomona.
The First Baptist Church of Pomona is located at 601 N. Garey Ave. in Pomona. Tickets will be on sale beginning Jan. 26 in the city's Community Services Department in City Hall, 505 S. Garey Ave. The first week of sales, through Jan. 30, are exclusively for Pomona residents and businesses, who must bring proof of residency. For more information, call Pomona's Community Services Department at (909) 620-2321.