Ticketed Events

November 2014

Mozart Requiem

Sunday, November 2, 4:00 pm


Johann Sebastian Bach, orchestrated by Leopold Stokowski
Komm süsser Tod (Come, sweet Death)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Max Bruch
Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 44 (Adagio ma non troppo)

Jessica Cao, violin

Igor Stravinsky
The Firebird Suite No. 2 (1919)

I. Introduction; The Firebird and Her Dance; Variation of the Firebird
II. The Princesses’ Round: Khorovod
III. Infernal Dance of King Kashchei
IV. Berceuse
V. Finale

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Tchaik 5 & Brothers in Arts

Friday, November 7, 8:00 pm

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

Chris Brubeck & Guillaume Saint-James
Brothers in Arts: 70 Years of Liberty (West Coast Premiere)
New work for Jazz Quintet & Orchestra

Chris Brubeck, composer/trombone
Guillaume Saint-James, composer/saxophones
Jerome Seguin, bass
Didier Ithursarry, accordion
Christophe Lavergne, drums
Vocal Rush vocalists:
Jada Banks Mace
McKenna Lindell Wright
Nelly Ake

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December 2014

Let Us Break Bread Together: A Holiday Tribute to Pete Seeger

Sunday, December 14, 4:00 pm

Oakland Symphony Chorus
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir
Mt. Eden High School Concert Choir
Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir
Linda Tillery & the Cultural Heritage Choir

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January 2015

Gershwin & Shostakovich

Friday, January 23, 8:00 pm

George Gershwin
Piano Concerto in F major

Richard Glazier, piano

Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65


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February 2015

Haydn & Jazz from Mads

Friday, February 20, 8:00 pm

Samuel Barber
Symphony No. 1

Bryan Nies, conductor

Mads Tolling
Begejstring (“Excitement”)
(World Premiere; New Visions/New Vistas Commissioning Project, supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation)

Mads Tolling, violin

Franz Josef Haydn
Mass in C major, Hob. XXII:9
(Missa in tempore belli: Mass in Time of War)

Soloists from San Francisco Opera Center’s
Adler Fellowship Program:

Julie Adams, soprano
Zanda Švēde, mezzo-soprano
Chong Wang,
Anthony Michael Read,

Oakland Symphony Chorus
(Lynne Morrow, Chorus Director)

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March 2015

Notes from Mexico

Friday, March 27, 8:00 pm

Carlos Chávez
Piano Concerto

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, piano

José Pablo Moncayo 

Silvestre Revueltas

Rubén Fuentes
Hay Unos Ojos


Diana Gameros, guitar & vocals

Felipe Valdéz Leal
Mi Ranchito

José López Alvarez
Canción Mixteca

Agustin Lara

Diana Gameros
En Juárez

Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno

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May 2015

Bernstein’s Candide

Friday, May 15, 8:00 pm

Leonard Bernstein

Thomas Glenn, tenor (Candide)
Shawnette Sulker, soprano (Cunegonde)
Robert Sims, baritone (Pangloss)
Tami Dahbura, soprano (Old Lady)
Katy Stephan, soprano (Paquette)

Oakland Symphony Chorus (Lynne Morrow, Chorus Director)

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