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September 24, 2017
October 22, 2017
February 18, 2018
April 29, 2018

1st Annual Golf Tournament

March 17, 2018

31st Annual Garden Tour

April 22, 2018

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Concert Details


The Rio Hondo Symphony performs four ADMISSION-FREE classical music concerts each season at the Vic Lopez Auditorium at Whittier High School, 12417 E. Philadelphia, in Whittier California. The concerts start at 3 PM, have one intermission, and are completed before 5 PM.

September 24, 2017

Dedicated to the Memory of Grace Nakamura*

Ludwig van Beethoven

Fidelio Overture

Antonio Vivaldi

"Spring" from The Seasons

Johannes Brahms

Academic Festival Overture

Pyotr Ilyich Tchakovsky

Romeo and Juliet

Franz Liszt

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C Minor

* Grace Nakamura, long time supporter of the Rio Hondo Symphony, February 18, 1927-May 30, 2017

October 22, 2017

Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel

Overture in C

Williametta Spencer

Celebration for an Orchestra

Amy Beach

"Gaelic" Symphony

February 18, 2018

Co-sponsored by Rio Hondo Symphony Guild
Dedicated to the Memory of Robert Orpin*

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Cosi fan Tutte Overture

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Andante from C Minor Serenade for Winds

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

George Gershwin

Lullaby for String Orchestra

* Robert Orpin, active RHSA Board Member & Past President and jazz lover. November 13, 1946-January 3, 2018

April 29, 2018

Antonin Dvorak

Slavonic Dance No. 1 in C Major, Op. 46

Richard Wagner

"Dich, teure Halle" from Tannhäuser
Marina Harris, Soprano

Georges Bizet

Suite from Carmen

Giacomo Puccini

"Vissi d'arte" from Tosca
Marina Harris, Soprano

Meredith Willson

Seventy-Six Trombones from The Music Man

Andrew Lloyd Weber

Selections from the Phantom of the Opera

John Williams

"Harry's Wondrous World" from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Richard Rodgers

Selections from the Sound of Music
Marina Harris, Soprano