May 9, 2011, Healdsburg CA – The Raven Performing Arts Theater is introducing a chamber music group with a pair of performances featuring the early works of Ludwig van Beethoven. Called Philharmonia Healdsburg, the group consists of 20+ professional and semi-professional musicians from across Northern California. The ensemble will be helmed by Les Pfutzenreuter, who has served as music director of the Ukiah Symphony for more than 20 years. Philharmonia Healdsburg expects to follow its introductory program with a subscription series launching in the fall.
The Young Beethoven will be performed Saturday, June 4, at 8pm, and again Sunday, June 5, at 2pm. Tickets are $20 for general admission seating through May 25, then $25 after that date. Tickets are $20 for seniors age 65+ and $10 for students with ID. Tickets are available now at Copperfield’s Books in Healdsburg (cash/checks only), or online at raventheater.org.
About Raven Performing Arts Theater
Healdsburg Performing Arts Theater was organized in 2001 to raise funds to purchase Healdsburg’s historic Raven movie theater and convert the space into a community resource as a performing arts center. Since the purchase, and operating under the name Raven Performing Arts Theater, the theater now hosts community and professional music and dance groups, theater productions, uncommon cinema, and business meetings and events.