The Claremont Symphony Orchestra to perform Sunday

By Wes Woods II
Staff Writer

The Claremont Symphony Orchestra will hold a free performance to honor Great Britain, host of the 2012 Olympics, at Bridges Hall of Music at Pomona College.

The event starts at 3:30 p.m. Sunday while doors open at 3 p.m.

Bridges Hall of Music is at 150 E. 4th St.

Attendees can be dropped off in front of the hall and park in streets to the west or in the parking structure off of First Street, according to a news release.

Performed at the event will be:
Sir Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4
Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 94 “Surprise”
Ralph Vaughan Williams:
           Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
           English Folk Song Suite (arr. Gordon Jacob)
Sir Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1

After the performance, there will be a free “Operatic Love Duets” program by Begona Bilbao and Don Squillace of Claremont’s Vineyard Touring Opera at Casa de Salsa.

The 6 p.m. performance and fundraiser will take place at the northwest corner of Foothill and Indian Hill Boulevards.

Before the performance, CSO’s Catherine Summers will perform harp music from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Casa de Salsa will donate a percentage of the food orders from the menu, a la carte, or from Judy’s Burgers menu.

An email, concert program or flyer for the CSO must be presented for the CSO to get the donation.