Season 2013-14 (82nd Season - Hear and Now) Download Brochure
Saturday, October 12, 8pm, Empress Theater, 330 Virginia Street, Vallejo. MAP
Beethoven. Coriolanus Overture
Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major
Emma Steele, violin
Beethoven, Symphony No. 2 in D major
Join us for a fresh look at seminal works by Beethoven and Mozart. Coriolanus Overture was written at the peak of Beethoven's powers, and the Symphony No. 2 shows off the exuberance of his youth. And don't miss Mozart's delightful Violin Concerto No. 4 played by a rising young violin star!
SINGLE TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED FOR THE OCTOBER 12 PERFORMANCE THROUGH THE EMPRESS THEATRE. 707.552.2400
CHAMBER MUSIC GEMS
January 5, 2014, 3pm, First Presbyterian Church of Vallejo MAP
Rebecca Clarke - Two Pieces for Viola and Cello
Peter Schickele - Dream Dances
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Quartet K285 in D Maj
Jan Koetsier - Petite Suite Champetre
Irving Fine - Partita for Wind Quintet
Daniel Wood - Our Hot Date with Destiny
Charles Koechlin - Trio pour flute, clarinette en la & basson
Francis Poulenc - Sextuor
This concert will benefit Philippine Typhoon Haiyan victims. A portion of each paid ticket will go to the relief effort.
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 7pm, Dr. James J. Hogan Auditorium, Vallejo MAP
Handel, Water Music Suite No. 2 in D major
Brahms, A German Requiem
Lauren Woody, soprano and Paul Cheak, baritone
Solano Choral Society, Vallejo Choral Society, and Samantics
Water Music, a cheerful Baroque masterpiece, balances the emotional highs and lows of Brahms' magisterial German Requiem, performed by gifted soloists and the combined forces of Vallejo Symphony and our best local choral groups.
Soprano Carrie Hennessey in recital. Greg Mason, piano
Sunday, November 17, 2013, 3pm, First Presbyterian Church, Vallejo MAP
Ms. Hennessey has performed in opera, theater and with symphonies all around the world. Recent engagements include her European debut at the International Mahler Festival in Jihlava, Czech Republic, with performances in Austria and Eastern Europe including Dvorak Hall in Prague. Ms. Hennessey has also performed with the Oakland East Bay Symphony, Sacramento Philharmonic, Berkeley Symphony and the Sacramento Opera.
Ms. Hennessey will perform Kurt Weill, American and French popular song, and opera.
Violinist Franklyn D'Antonio in recital. Miles Graber, piano
Sunday, February 23, 2014, 3pm, First Presbyterian Church, Vallejo MAP
Franklyn D'Antonio studied with Jascha Heifetz at the age of 16. At 17 he was appointed to the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra by its Music Director Sir Neville Marriner before going on to hold positions in the Detroit Symphony, Chicago Symphony, and Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestras. Mr. D'Antonio is currently in his eighth season as Concertmaster of the Berkeley Symphony.
Mr.D'Antonio will perform the West Side Story Symphonic Dances (for violin and piano), Saint Saens' Sonata, and the Bach Chaconne.