Beach Cities Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Dr. Geoffrey Pope
as Our New Music Director!
For 72nd Season, Dr. Geoffrey Pope Joins BCSO as Conductor,
Kicks Off 2021-2022 Season
The magic of live performance of the world’s greatest music, in works both timely and timeless, will soon begin an extraordinary 72nd season in the South Bay. The Beach Cities Symphony Orchestra welcomes new music director and conductor, Dr. Geoffrey Pope – leading the orchestra and its audience together into a new generation of concert-going.
Geoffrey Pope brings deep roots in the South Bay community to his new role, having begun his artistic journey as a USC music composition student, and returning to earn his doctorate in conducting at UCLA after receiving degrees at the Eastman School of Music in New York. Just prior to the pandemic, he conducted the Symphony Orchestra and the Opera at UC Irvine, and is ready now to bring post-pandemic vigor and creativity to the question of “What’s the orchestra experience that will liberate us all from lockdown?” CONTINUE READING HERE…
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