SympRocks

Copeland Percussion Concerto No. 1 

“The Tyrant’s Crush” The Symphony Rocks Stewart Copeland’s Tyrant’s Crush New West Symphony Performance

Drumming legend and co-founder of The Police Stewart Copeland will perform his percussion concerto entitled “The Tyrant’s Crush” at several NEW WEST SYMPHONY performances:

Friday, May 13, 2016,  Oxnard Performing Arts and Convention Center

Saturday, May 14, 2016, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

Marcelo Lehninger, conductor

Stewart Copeland, drummer (debuting at New West Symphony)

MEET THE ARTIST DISCUSSION WITH STEWART ABOUT THE TYRANT’S CRUSH:

http://www.stewartcopeland.net  http://newwestsymphony.org

Marcelo Lehninger, conductor

Stewart Copeland, drummer

Copeland Tyrant’s Crush
West Coast Premiere**
J. Strauss Overture to Die Fledermaus
R. Strauss Suite from Der Rosenkavalier, Opus 59

Program Notes

Stewart Copeland’s appearance underwritten by generous gifts from
Doug Yarrow and Paul Finkel.

Concert sponsored by Pepperdine University and Lawrence Janss

DSC05122Copeland was in Oxnard at The Drum Channel a few years back 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 and has since seen its release.
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http://www.drumchannel.com/articles/DC_Live_Stewart_Copeland_Cobus_Potgieter