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October 18, 1990

The Glendale Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Lalo Schifrin, will begin it 67th season Sunday with "A Celebrity Opening" featuring Doc Severinsen at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.

Severinsen, longtime bandleader of "The Tonight Show," will play trumpet solo in the world premiere of "Impresiones," a piece written for him by Schifrin. Also on the program will be Mendelssohn's overture to "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and Ravel's arrangement of Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition."

Here is the symphony's schedule for the remainder of the season:

Nov. 11: Copland's "Lincoln Portrait," narrated by actor Martin Landau; Debussy's "Iberia" and Brahms' Double Concerto, with concertmaster Stuart Canin and principal cellist John Walz.

Dec. 11: Handel's "Hallelujah" chorus and Carmen Dragon's "Christmas Medley," featuring the Valley Master Chorale and the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Choir; Mozart's Flute Concerto No. 1 with 13-year-old flutist Gregory Jefferson, and "Auld Lang Syne," performed by the 53rd Street Pipe Band.

Feb. 22: Marvin Hamlisch, playing the piano and talking about his music, including selections from "A Chorus Line," "The Sting" and "The Way We Were"; guest Lucas Richman conducting Gershwin's "Cuban Overture," "Promenade" and "American in Paris."

April 7: Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with soloist Eduardo Delgado; Ravel's "Mother Goose Suite" and Mozart's Symphony No. 40.

May 4: Schifrin's "Symphonie Espagnole," 10-year-old Tamaki Kawakubo, violin solo; excerpts from Saint-Saens' "Samson and Delilah" and "A Wagner Spectacular," featuring excerpts from a number of works.

All Sunday concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and the others at 8 p.m. The concerts are at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

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