FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Music Society opens its 44th annual concert season on Sunday, August 22 at 3 p.m. with a return to live music featuring a new venue, a new piano and old friends. “We are delighted to return to live music performances this season at the Mission Theater,” said Bob Freaney, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Fallbrook Music Society.
The concert features Camarada with classical guitarist Fred Benedetti who is well known in Fallbrook circles. “We have worked hard with the Mission Theater and Camarada to make sure our opening concert is both uplifting and safe,” added Freaney. The concert is free and no ticket is required. Masks are recommended regardless of vaccination status, but not mandatory.
The Mission Theater is a 300-seat auditorium located at 231 North Main Ave. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. and seats are general admission. New to this venue, the Fallbrook Music Society Yamaha C-7 Grand Piano was purchased thanks to Legacy gifts from longtime supporters. “The Fallbrook Music Society is proud to honor Roy and Joyce Ansell, Jane B. Lorenz and Dom and Carol Savoca whose bequests enabled us to purchase this piano. It really is a gift for our whole community, ”said Freaney.
Well known in Fallbrook’s musical circles, Camarada Executive Director Beth Ross Buckley has a vast network of extraordinarily talented local musicians from which she draws her ensembles. Buckley was principal flute of the former San Diego Chamber Orchestra / Orchestra Nova and performs regularly for Broadway San Diego.
Joining Buckley are David Buckley on violin, Fred Benedetti on classical guitar, Dana Burnett on piano and Andrés Martin on bass. The August 22 program features contemporary works by Philippe Gaubert, Astor Piazzolla and original compositions by Andrés Martin, including his widely acclaimed Unstoppable.
Freaney continued, “If you like classical guitar and tango flair, you won’t want to miss this concert! It showcases Latin American sound and explains why this genre of contemporary classical music is growing in popularity, not just here in Southern California. , but all over the world. “
More information is available by calling the Music Society at 760-451-8644.
Submitted by the Fallbrook Music Society.