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Les Miz & Bernstein

Aug 19, 2013
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The Third National Touring Company of Les Miserables; photo by Joan Marcus

Melissa Lyons in the Third National Touring Company of Les Miserables; photo by Joan Marcus

This Saturday is the last Festival on the Green event with the California Philharmonic at Santa Anita Racetrack for the 2013 season.

From the Broadway National Touring Company, Les Misérables stars Randal Keith and Melissa Lyons will be special guests. Lyons was born and raised in Orange County, attended UCLA, and played Lady Larken in Once Upon a Mattress, directed by the divine Carol Burnett. She was on the road with Les Misérables for three years and is recognized by little girls as the singing voice of Barbie in the animated features.

The Cal Phil Chorale will also join the orchestra in songs from Leonard Bernstein’s Candide and Wonderful Town. “Orchestral Symphonic Dances from West Side Story” will also be performed.

Cal Phil Festival on the Green Finale
Saturday, August 24th, gates open at 5:30 p.m.; concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
Santa Anita Race Track, 285 W. Huntington Dr., Arcadia 91007
CalPhil.org

Trivia: every year, over 125 student volunteers help during the Festival on the Green.

California Philharmonic Maestro Victor Vener

California Philharmonic Maestro Victor Vener

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Melissa Lyons




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