The New West Symphony opens its exciting 22nd Season on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 with Danzón, a concert featuring works teeming with exhilarating rhythms and fiery musical flourishes, as well as the lyrical melodies of one of the best-loved works of 20th Century American music. Guest conductor Tania Miller leads the orchestra in a program honoring national Hispanic Heritage Month .
Tickets priced from $30 – $120 are available online at www.newwestsymphony.org, by phone at 866-776-8400, or at the respective box offices. Special family packages for parents with children ages 7-13 are available (advance purchase only) through the orchestra’s VIP Family Club, and discounted tickets for high school and college students are available through its Connect Club.
The first performance will take place on Friday at 8:00 pm at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, CA 93030. The concert will be repeated on Saturday at 8:00 pm at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks. An entertaining and informative, 30-minute pre-concert talk by noted musicologist Thomas Neenan begins at 7:00 pm in each venue.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, a Mexican fiesta will be available for Oxnard concertgoers beginning at 6:30 pm, with food and beverages available for purchase in the concert venue’s courtyard.