The Association of California Symphony Orchestras offers a monthly summary of orchestra performances in California. We reprint them here for your convenience and amazement. The information listed below represents concerts presented by current member organizations and is subject to change. If you would like your own orchestra’s concerts listed, see the instructions at the end of this entry.

Saturday, August 7, at 8 p.m.
Music Academy of the West
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major
Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major
First Presbyterian Church, 21 E. Constance Ave., Santa Barbara
(805) 969-8787
http://www.musicacademy.org

Saturday, August 7, at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 8, at 7:30 p.m.

Southwest Chamber Music
Jeff von der Schmidt, conductor
Debussy: Danse sacree et danse profane; String Quartet
Satie: Le Fils des Etoiles,
Anne Le Baron: Solar Music for Flute & Harp,
Ravel: Introduction & Allegro for Flute, Clarinet, Harp & Strings
Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino
(800) 726-7147
http://www.swmusic.org

Sunday, August 8, at 7:30 p.m.
Los Angeles Jewish Symphony
Noreen Green, conductor
Andy Feldbau, piano
Yuval Ron, world music artist
Jerry Goldsmith: Music from Masada
Elmer Bernstein: Ten Commandments Suite
Steven Schwartz: Prince of Egypt
Charles Fox: Victory at Entebbe Suite
Yuval Ron: West Bank Story
Ford Amphitheatre, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd., E., Los Angeles
(323) 461-3673
http://www.fordtheatres.org/en/events/details/id/91

Saturday, August 14, at 8 p.m.
Music Academy of the West
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Barber: Symphony No. 1 in One Movement
Janácek: Taras Bulba
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Pathétique
The Granada, 1214 State St., Santa Barbara
(805) 969-8787
http://www.musicacademy.org

Saturday, August 14, at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 15, at 7:30 p.m.

Pasadena POPS
Rachael Worby, conductor
Angel Bluem soprano
Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Dr., La Canada Flintridge
(626) 793-7172 x16
http://www.pasadenasymphony-pops.org

Saturday, August 21, at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 22, at 7:30 p.m.

Southwest Chamber Music
Jeff von der Schmidt, conductor
Franz Schubert: Nocturno in E Flat
Alexandra du Bois: L’apotheose d’un reve,
Mozart: Sonata for Violin & Piano
Brahms: Trio
Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino
(800) 726-7147
http://www.swmusic.org

For the schedules of:
Los Angeles Philharmonic/Hollywood Bowl
http://www.laphil.org

Pacific Symphony Pops
http://www.pacificsymphony.org

San Diego Symphony Pops
http://www.sandiegosymphony.org

If your organization would like to be included in future listings, please e-mail your concert information to office@acso.org in the following format:
Day of week, Month, Date and Concert Time (a.m. or p.m.)
Name of Organization
Conductor
Soloist(s)
Repertoire Summary­ (e.g., Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67)
Concert Location, Address, City
Telephone number for ticket information (xxx) xxx-xxxx
Web site