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  2014-2015 Season  
 
Opening Night:Tchaik 5 & Brothers in Arts

Friday, November 7, 8pm

Michael Morgan, Conductor


PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 5


CHRIS BRUBECK & GUILLAUME SAINT-JAMES

Brothers in Arts: 70 Years of Liberty (West Coast Premiere)
New work for Jazz Quintet & Orchestra
featuring:
Chris Brubeck, composer/trombone
Guillaume Saint-James, composer/saxophones
Jerome Seguin, bass
Didier Ithurssary, accordion
Christophe Lavergne, drums

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Chris Brubeck


Guillaume Saint-James
   
  Let Us Break Bread Together:
A Holiday
Tribute to Pete Seeger

Sunday, December 14, 4 pm

Michael Morgan, Conductor

Featuring: Oakland Symphony Chorus, Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mt. Eden High School Choir, Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir, Linda Tillery & the Cultural Heritage Choir; other guest artists tba.


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series; tickets must be ordered separately.

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Pete Seeger


Oakland Symphony Chorus
 
  Gershwin & Shostakovich

Friday, January 23, 8pm

Michael Morgan, Conductor


GEORGE GERSHWIN
Piano Concerto in F
with Richard Glazier, piano


DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony No. 8


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Richard Glazier
   
  Haydn & Jazz from Mads

Friday, February 20, 8pm

Michael Morgan
and Bryan Nies, Conductors Buy Tickets

SAMUEL BARBER
Symphony No. 1


MADS TOLLING
New Work for Jazz Violin and Orchestra
(World Premiere; New Visions/New Vistas Commissioning
Project, supported by a grant from The James Irvine
Foundation)
with Mads Tolling, violin


FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN
Mass in Time of War
with Soloists from San Francisco Opera Center’s
Adler Fellowship Program
Oakland Symphony Chorus (Lynne Morrow, Music Director)

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Mads Tolling
   
  Notes from Mexico

Friday, March 27, 8pm

Michael Morgan
, Conductor

CARLOS CHAVEZ
Piano Concerto
with
Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, piano

JOSE PABLO MONCAYO
Huapango


SILVESTRE REVUELTAS
Sensemaya

RUBÉN FUENTES Hay Unos Ojos
and Medley of traditional Mexican songs:
FELIPE VALDEZ LEAL Mi Ranchito
JOSÉ LÓPEZ ALVAREZ Canción Mixteca
AGUSTIN LARA Farolito
DIANA GAMEROS En Juárez
with Diana Gameros, guitar and vocals


Dancers tba

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Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner


Diana Gameros
   
  Season Finale: Bernstein's Candide

Friday, May 15, 8pm

Michael Morgan, Conductor


LEONARD BERNSTEIN
Candide
with Thomas Glenn, tenor (Candide)
Shawnette Sulker
, soprano (Cunegonde)
Robert Sims
, baritone (Pangloss)
Tami Danbura
, mezzo-soprano (Old Lady)
TBD
, baritone (Maximillian)
Oakland Symphony Chorus
(Lynne Morrow, Music Director)

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Bernstein


Thomas Glenn


Sulker
   
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