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Orchestra Santa Monica presents its gala inaugural concert on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at Barnum Hall in Santa Monica. Led by Music Director Allen Gross, the orchestra will perform a program of popular classical works by Rossini, Bach, Weber and Beethoven. Featured soloists will be Michael Emery (violin), Samuel Fischer (violin) and Gary Bovyer (clarinet).

Orchestra Santa Monica is offering Culture Spot readers the chance to experience the inaugural concert for free. Please email editor@culturespotla.com for a chance to win one of 10 pairs of tickets. The first 10 readers to respond will be notified immediately.


ROSSINI: Overture to “Semiramide”

BACH: Concerto for Two Violins

WEBER: Concertino for Clarinet

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5

Barnum Hall (on the campus of Santa Monica High School), 600 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica 90405. For more information and a full season schedule, please visit orchestrasantamonica.org.