Glendale Symphony Starts 2010/2011 Season With A Bang


Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

The Glendale Symphony Orchestra will kickoff the 2010-2011 season with
a fundraising event on Saturday, September 11 from 4 to 7 p.m., the to
honor world-renowned conductor/ composer Maestro Loris Tjeknavorian,
is one of the most highly regarded conductors and composers in the
world today and will be joining the Glendale Symphony as a guest
conductor for a concert later this fall.

The Maestro has conducted many of the world’s finest orchestras
including the London Symphony, the Vienna Philharmonic, and the
American Symphony Orchestra (New York) to name a few. For eleven
years, he was the music director of the Armenian Philharmonic and
brought that orchestra to international prominence.

This spectacular event featuring music by Bach, Mozart and Tjeknavorian
is being hosted by Lexus of Glendale at 1221 S. Brand Blvd.,
Glendale. The showroom will be transformed into an intimate concert
hall with champagne, wine and a sumptuous catered cocktail reception.

The Glendale Symphony Orchestra will be gifting a CD of the Maestro’s
music to all who attend. Following the concert the guest of honor,
Maestro Tjeknavorian will be greeting patrons and signing CDs.

Purchase tickets by calling (818) 500-8720 or online at

The Glendale Symphony is additionally proud to announce the
appointment of Maestro Jeffrey Bernstein as its full time associate
conductor. Maestro Bernstein, who is also the full time artistic
director of the Pasadena Master Chorale, will be conducting the
Glendale Symphony chamber ensemble for the September 11th grand event.

Continuing its commitment to youth music programs, the Glendale
Symphony Orchestra has invited members of the Glendale High School
Advanced Music Program to perform throughout the cocktail reception

Glenn Treibitz, President of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra
Association, and of Hollywood Piano Company said, “We are planning
a full season of events and concerts for 2010/2011 and we’re very
excited about the Lexus event and our first concert featuring Maestro
Tjeknavorian in mid fall.

About the Glendale Symphony Orchestra Since 1924, the Emmy Award
winning Glendale Symphony Orchestra has enhanced the quality of
life for literally hundreds of thousands of residents in the greater
Glendale area as well as all of Southern California and beyond. Over
the years the orchestra has gained international recognition for
quality even being asked to play for The Three Tenors during some of
their US performances. Since its very first concert, the symphony,
which ranks as one of the oldest and most prestigious operating
symphonic ensembles in the United States has been truly fortunate
with the generous support of its audience, community leaders and
the general public of music lovers. With a visionary commitment
to building a new orchestral repertoire for tomorrow, the Glendale
Symphony is continuing its 2010-2011 season with outstanding concert
performances, live outreach performances and education for young and
disadvantaged youth, including some free events to bring live music
to even more people.

From: A. Papazian