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New West Pops with Lorna Luft in concert in Thousand Oaks Sept. 19

By Mickie

August 18, 2010

The NEW WEST POPS will kick-off the New West Symphony’s 16th Season on Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. with their Inaugural Concert in Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza; Bank of America Performing Arts Center in Thousand Oaks, CA, with a program entitled, "BROADWAY MEETS HOLLYWOOD – IN CONCERT" with Special Guest Star, award-winning vocalist, Lorna Luft.

The concert will also feature Broadway stars, soprano Tobi Foster and baritone Blake Ginther, along with Harmonica Virtuoso Bernie Fields, and the NEW WEST POPS SINGERS under the direction of Rick Logan. Steven Goldstein will serve as Artistic Director/Conductor of the concert. Colin R. Freeman will serve as Lorna Luft’s Music Director/Conductor. Media Sponsors for this concert include: the Ventura County Star, The Acorn Newspaper Group, Frontiers In L.A. Magazine and 92.7 JILL-FM.

A portion of the proceeds from this concert will benefit the New West Symphony’s Music Education and Outreach Programs, including Symphonic Adventures. A portion of tickets to this concert will also benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles.

WHAT: The Inaugural Concert of the NEW WEST POPS orchestra. A Post-Concert Catered Reception with the artists will be held at the theatre at the conclusion of the performance. Luft will perform a medley of popular songs including selections from her award-winning hit show, "Songs My Mother Taught Me."

Broadway stars, soprano Tobi Foster and baritone Blake Ginther will perform songs from the blockbuster musicals "West Side Story," "The Music Man," "Oliver!," "The Lion King," "Jersey Boys" and "Mamma Mia!"

Other selections will include a medley of Henry Mancini songs, including "The Pink Panther," "Days of Wine and Roses" and "Moon River" featuring Harmonica Virtuoso Bernie Fields and the NEW WEST POPS SINGERS.

WHERE: Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza; Bank of America Performing Arts Center; 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard; Thousand Oaks, CA 91362.

WHEN: Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 4:00 p.m.

HOW: Concert Tickets are $29, $39, $49 and $59. Tickets for the Post-Concert Catered Reception are $25 each. For concert and reception tickets, and further information, please call the NEW WEST POPS Ticket Office at 866-776-8400, or buy online at www.newwestsymphony.org/pops.html .

Discounted Ticket Rates are also available for Groups of 10 or more; please call for more information.

Tickets may also be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com.

Garage Parking is available at the venue.