Hello Goodbye – Cal Phil’s Final Season Opens at the Arboretum with The Fab 4 – New Venue Announced for 2012

Victor Vener tells the opening night audience the major news - Photo by Terry Miller

On opening night of the 2011 Concert Series, Cal Phil Directors announced a new partnership with Santa Anita Park at a press conference held just prior to the opening performance Saturday night at the Arboretum.

For 15 years, al Phil has called the Arboretum home for the popular summer concerts.
Now, the directors have announced that as of next year, 2012, all Concerts for Cal Phil will be held at Santa Anita Park. And….away they go!

The announcement comes months after the Arboretum Foundation announced that it was ending its lpartnership with CalPhil to pursue a new agreement with the Pasadena Symphony Association and Pops .

“Santa Anita Park is thrilled to announce its new association with Cal Phil and all of the exciting things that we have in store for concert-goers beginning next summer,” said George Haines, President of Santa Anita Park during a press conference.

“Cal Phil is honored to call Santa Anita Park its new summer home beginning June 2012,” said Vener, who founded Cal Phil .
On Saturday night Cal Phil presented a performance of Beethoven and the Beatles…starring the Fab Four.

Photographs by Terry Miller

June 26, 2011

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