Classical Concerts on the Hill Presents 2019-2020 Chamber Music Season

A new series featuring eight classical concerts in the acoustically perfect Hillcrest Center for the Arts "Hall of Mirrors"

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Hillcrest Center for the Arts announces a new series of eight classical concerts in the “Hall of Mirrors”, Sunday Afternoons at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Dr, across from The Oaks Mall.  Internationally renowned classical artists and well-known local chamber groups and musicians will perform in this acoustically-perfect and intimate venue, featuring classical music the way it was first performed for the Royal Families in Europe.  Sunday, January 19 will feature pianist Ilya Friedberg.

 

Pianist of the Bloomington Trio, Ilya Friedberg has been described as an “Artist who puts his listener to a musical magic” by pianist Menahem Pressler. Ilya is a passionate chamber musician and is a sought-after collaborator among the members of Los Angeles Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony among others.

This concert is the fourth of a concert series of eight that will feature classical music at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts. The goal of the series is to provide world-class chamber groups and soloists to local audiences in an intimate setting.  All concerts feature reserved seating with tickets that are affordably priced and reduced tickets for students and seniors.   Series Artistic Director Gulia Gurevich is a violinist and a violist of the Prima Trio, a mixed ensemble which had won a Grand Prix at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. She resides in Southern California with her husband and two young daughters. Gulia is also the owner and director of a music school, runs a festival in France, and a classical music series in the Los Angeles area.  “I am thrilled to be able to bring world class, award winning musicians to Thousand Oaks,” says Gurevich.  “The facilities here at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts are beautiful.”

Reserved single seats are $20.00 for Keyboard/Premium and Wheelchair Keyboard/Premium tickets.  Reserved tickets in the regular section are $17.00.  Value seating section tickets are $15.00.  A “pick four series” is still available.  The best seats are in the Keyboard/Premium section allowing for the closest view of the artists’ fingers on the keyboard of the Steinway Grand Piano.    Tickets may be purchased at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts Box Office or by calling (805) 381-1246 or www.hillcrestarts.com.

 

Classical Concerts on the Hill presents

2019-2020 Chamber Music Season

WHAT:  A new series featuring eight classical concerts in the acoustically perfect Hillcrest Center for the Arts “Hall of Mirrors”.  The series includes chamber groups, renowned soloists and Rising Stars of LA Opera.  Pianist Ilya Friedberg headlines the fourth concert in the series.

 

WHEN:  Sunday, January 19 at 2:00 pm

Sunday Afternoon through April: Other concerts in the series listed below

 

WHERE:  Hillcrest Center for the Arts

403 W. Hillcrest Drive

Thousand Oaks, CA

HOW:  (805) 381-1246 or www.hillcrestarts.com 

TICKETS
PICK 4 SEASON

Pick 4 Season Keyboard/Premium Section: $72

Pick 4 Season Regular Section: $60

Pick 4 Season Value Section: $52

SINGLE TICKET PRICES

Keyboard/Premium Section: $20

Regular Section: $17

Value Section: $15

 

OTHER: 
Free parking is always available. Accessible seating available by calling (805) 381-1246.  

Sunday, January 19 at 2pm

Ilya Friedberg, Pianist

Pianist of the Bloomington Trio, Ilya Friedberg has been described as an “Artist who puts his listener to a musical magic” by pianist Menahem Pressler. Ilya is a passionate chamber musician and is a sought-after collaborator among the members of Los Angeles Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony among others.

 

Saturday, February 22 at 3pm

Shelest Duo, Pianists

The Ukrainian husband and wife team, Anna & Dmitri Shelest, have performed in a broad array of venues and have been praised by the Secretary General of the UN as “realized diplomacy through music.” They have performed onstage at Carnegie Hall and their music has been featured on a number of radio stations nationwide.

Sunday, March 29 at 2pm

Rising Stars of LA Opera

Join us for Rising Opera Stars in Concert, a showcase performance starring members of the Los Angeles Opera Young Artist Program. The program is a two- to three -year paid residency for singers and pianists who are transitioning from academic training to a professional career in opera.

Sunday, April 5 at 2pm

Luminoso Piano Quartet

The Luminoso Piano Quartet began in 2015 to bring together the pairing of strings with the Hillcrest Centers’ Steinway piano. Araksia Nazlikyan, Diana Ray-Goodman, Jan Kelley & Ornela Ervin, performers with the Thousand Oaks Philharmonic, began the road to many wonderful experiences as a quartet.

Sunday, April 26 at 2pm

Singer Chamber Players

Clarinetist David Singer founded the Singer Chamber Players in 2015. Singer established his career as one of the most highly respected clarinetists in the US through performances and recordings as principal clarinetist of the Grammy Award winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. He is joined by cellist Virginia Kron and by pianist Miriam Arichea.

Hillcrest Center for the Arts


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