Escondido Public Library - News releases - press releases

Posts From December, 2011

San Diego Symphony Performs a Young People's Concert

“Music Around the World”
Ken-David Masur, Conductor
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 10:00 & 11:15 a.m. 
Performances will be in the Turrentine Room:

This program is specially designed for school- age children; all ages are welcome.
Come early as seating is limited.

Travel around the world with the San Diego Symphony, sampling some of music’s greatest composers. The journey will start in Europe; go across to Asia, then down to Africa and then South America. We’ll wind up right here at home in America! Learn how various cultures have influenced the symphonic music that we know and love.

Musical pieces to be performed are:
• Symphony 29, mvmt 1 by W. A. Mozart
• Dance of the Furies by Christoph Willibald Gluck
• “Sunset” by Victor Herbert
• Variations on a Theme, Op. 35a by Peter Tchaikovsky
Theme: Moderato
IV. Vivace
VI. Allegro con spirit
• St Paul’s Suite, Op. 29, no. 2 by Gustav Holst
II. Ostinato
IV. Finale (The Dargason)
• Rumanian Folk Dances by Bela Bartok

For more information phone the library at (760) 839-4837.

This program is made possible by generous support from the Friends of the Escondido Public Library.

List of Accomplishments for 2011



None of this could have been achieved without our dedicated staff and the support of our volunteers, friends and partners.  Our supporters include:  the Friends of the Escondido Library;  Friends of Literacy Services; Pioneer Room Friends, Escondido Library Endowment Foundation, the Library Board of Trustees, CalVets, Workforce Partnership, and North County Health Services.

Second Saturday Concert Series: Courtly Noyse

Courtly Noyse

Courtly Noyse, a Renaissance music group, will celebrate the holidays at the Escondido Public Library’s 2nd Saturday Concerts. They will be playing in the Turrentine Room of the Escondido Public Library on Saturday December 10th, 2011 at 3:00 PM. They will be performing Renaissance music on a wide variety of ancient instruments such as the recorder, the viola da gamba, the mandolin, and the vielle to a name a few. Sometimes they will cast their instruments aside and perform in six-part vocal harmony. They combine their music with storytelling and jokes to make a delightful afternoon of amusement for their audience.

These concerts are free and open to the public, and generously sponsored by the Friends of the Escondido Public Library. The Escondido Public Library is located downtown at 239 S. Kalmia Street, Escondido, CA. For more information, please call (760) 839-4839.