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The Interludes

First Fridays at First! ~ fff

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Two Concert Series

First Lutheran Church of Torrance

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First Lutheran Church & School
2900 W. Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90503
(on the south side of Carson Street just east of Maple)
For a Google map, click here.

Classical Crossroads' two concert series, The Interludes and the noontime First Fridays at First! ~ fff, are graciously hosted as a gift to the community by FirstServe Community Services, the nonprofit community service partner organization of First Lutheran Church & School – Torrance.

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Free Admission - Donations Appreciated

For concert information, call Jim Eninger (310) 316-5574 or click here.

Many thanks to Palos Verdes on the Net for hosting this site.

Monthly on Saturday Afternoons at 3:00 p.m.
September through June

(except December)

1. The Interludes
(formerly, The Previews
in Manhattan Beach)

Talented rising artists from around the world are selected at the Beverly Hills National Auditions and presented monthly in the South Bay on The Interludes concert series. The concerts also are presented on the preceding Friday evenings on the Music By The Sea recital series in the beautiful Encinitas Library with its expansive view of the Pacific Ocean. From January through June, the concerts are presented the following Sundays on Beverly Hills' Music In The Mansion recital series in the Beverly Hills' historic Greystone Mansion.

"The series is a much-sought opportunity for young performers...the talent level is extremely high." ~ Los Angeles Times 

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The Interludes

The Beverly Hills National Auditions for take place on every April in the City of Beverly Hills. Please check back after the first of the year for information, or call Jim Eninger at (310) 316-5574 for information.

On First Fridays from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m
October through June

2. First Fridays at First! ~ fff
(formerly, the Bach's Lunch Recitals in Manhattan Beach)

The popular Bach's Lunch Recitals, a favorite in the South Bay community for two decades, are now First Fridays at First! ~ fff. Half-hour performances by the finest artists to be found in Southern California are followed by receptions, where you can share conversation with the artists and fellow music lovers.

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First Fridays at First! ~ fff

THE MISSION OF CLASSICAL CROSSROADS, Inc. is to present free or affordable classical music concerts of the highest possible artistic quality. The concerts provide a meeting place where diverse members of the community can gather to appreciate the gift of inspired performance of great music and in so doing advance their knowledge of classical music. In addition, Classical Crossroads, Inc. furthers its classical music educational mission by:

  • Providing well-paid performance and educational opportunities to talented professional and student artists who have devoted their lives to the art of classical music,
  • Pursuing outreach opportunities to present concerts to members of the community who may have little access to live classical music.
Concert Schedules for:
The Interludes
First Fridays at First! ~ fff
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