Just one year from now, drumming legend and co-founder of The Police Stewart Copeland will debut his 1/2 hour percussion concerto entitled “The Tyrant’s Crush” at 3 NEW WEST SYMPHONY performances:Friday, May 13, 2016, Oxnard Performing Arts and Convention Center
Marcelo Lehninger, conductor
Stewart Copeland, drummer (debuting at New West Symphony)
Barber Overture to The School for Scandal
Mozart Sinfonia concertante for Winds
Copeland Percussion Concerto No. 1 “The Tyrant’s Crush”
West Coast Premiere
Copeland was in Oxnard at The Drum Channel about a year and a half ago to promote what became a successful Kickstarter campaign to release Dare to Drum: A Documentary Film — a movie about Gamelan drumming, which he was commissioned to compose, which has recently been released.