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November 2014

Mozart Requiem

Sunday, November 2, 4:00 pm

Featuring: OAKLAND SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA &
OAKLAND SYMPHONY CHORUS

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

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Requiem

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

Featuring:
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,
tenor
Anthony Michael Read,
bass

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 
Huapango

Silvestre Revueltas
Sensemaya

Rubén Fuentes
Hay Unos Ojos

MEDLEY OF TRADITIONAL MEXICAN SONGS:

Diana Gameros, guitar & vocals

Felipe Valdéz Leal
Mi Ranchito

José López Alvarez
Canción Mixteca

Agustin Lara
Farolito

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
Candide 

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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