CALABASAS ORCHESTRA

    



“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything” - Plato


Calabasas Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Anthony Kissane

The Calabasas Orchestra was led by the late Anthony Kissane and performed numerous styles of orchestral music, ranging from Bach and baroque era to Gershwin and the contemporary.  This web page, and the record of the concerts below, are in memory of Mr. Kissane as a tribute to all he gave to the arts in Calabasas.

Past Orchestra Concerts
Concert on the Lake – The Songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber
Calabasas Lake
Sunday, September 21, 2008

OUTDOOR POPS CONCERT 2008
Pianist
Freddie Ravel
Calabasas Lake
Sunday, June 1, 2008

The OUTDOOR POPS Concert 2008 is archived for replay on-demand


OUTDOOR POPS CONCERT 2007
Calabasas Lake
Sunday, May 20, 2007
Anthony Kissane, conductor

The OUTDOOR POPS Concert 2007 is archived for replay on-demand


THE 9TH ANNUAL OUTDOOR POPS CONCERT
Tennis & Swim Center - Center Court
Sunday, June 6, 2004

Anthony Kissane, conductor

The POPS Concert is archived for replay on-demand


AN EVENING OF RUSSIAN MUSIC
Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center
Sunday, April 4, 2004
Anthony Kissane, conductor
Susan Taylor Mills, soprano

PROKOFIEV Visions Fugitives, Op. 22
   Allegretto
   Animato
   Con eleganza
   Pittoresco
   Commodo
   Ridicolosamente
   Assai moderato
   Feroce
   Inquieto
   Poetico
   Presto agitatissimo e molto accentuato

BORODIN Nocturne for Strings
   Rachmaninoff Vocalise

Intermission

TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings
   Pezzo in forma di Sonatina
   Valse
   Elegia
   Finale (Tema Russo)


"A GERSHWIN TRIBUTE"
Fins Restaurant in Old Town Calabasas
Sunday, February 22, 2004

Anthony Kissane, conductor


BACH, BACH & MORE BACH!
Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center
Sunday, November 16, 2003

Anthony Kissane, conductor
Maria Casale, harp
David Kossoff, oboe
Ruth Bruegger, violin
West Hollywood Chorale
Glen Carlos, director

W.F. BACH Sinfonia in D minor, F 65

C.P.E. BACH Solo in G for Harp
   Adagio un poco
   Allegro
   Allegro

J.S. BACH Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor
   Allegro
   Adagio
   Allegro

Intermission

J.C. BACH Allegro from Sinfonia No. 4 in D, Op. 18

J.S. BACH Cantata No. 147,
   Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben


AN EVENING OF AUSTRIAN MUSIC
Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center
Sunday, September 21, 2003
Anthony Kissane, conductor
Tamara Chernyak, violin

HAYDN Symphony No. 6 in D major (Le Martin)
   Adagio-Allegro
   Adagio-Andante-Adagio
   Menuetto and Trio
   Finale: Allegro

SCHUBERT Rondo in A major for Violin and Strings

Intermission

MOZART Symphony No. 29 in A major (K201)
   Allegro moderato
   Andante
   Menuetto and Trio
   Allegro con spirito


EIGHTH ANNUAL POPS CONCERT
Sunday, June 1, 2003
Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center Center Court
This Annual concert is on Center Court; beautiful music in the beautiful Calabasas outdoors.


AN EVENING OF STRINGS
Sunday, April 13, 2003
Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center
Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3
Holst: St. Paul's Suite
Hanson: Rhythmic Variations on Two Ancient Melodies
Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances
Creston: Gregorian Chant for Strings


THE CLASSICAL COMPOSERS
Sunday, February 23, 2003
Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center
Beethoven: Septet
Weber: Quintet for Clarinet and Strings


THE MUSIC OF MOZART
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unday, October 6, 2002, 7 p.m.
Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center
Adagio and Fugue
Symphony no.21 in A major
Concerto for Clarinet in A major

- Michael Arnold, clarinet


THE CONCERTOS OF VIVALDI
Sunday, November 24, 2002
Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center
The Four Seasons
- Tamara Chernyak, violin
Concerto for Two Guitars
- Tavi Jinariu, guitar
- Brandon Jones, guitar
Concerto for Piccolo
- Diane Grubbe, piccolo

 

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