Past Concert Seasons

2019-2020 CONCERT SEASON

(all repertoire subject to change)

 

Saturday, Sept 28, 2019, 7:30pm

Season Opener: Back to Bach

JS Bach, Concerto for Two Violins (Aaron Westman and Anna Washburn, violin soloists)

Brahms Fugue, WoO 9 in A minor (featuring the Sylvestris Quartet)

Elgar String Quartet in E minor  (featuring the Sylvestris Quartet)

Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”

 

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019, 7:30pm

American Voices

Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man (Brian Wilson, guest conductor)

Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue (Nick Maritz, soloist and 2019 Concerto Competition Winner)

Howard Hanson, Symphony No. 2, “Romantic”

 

Sunday, March 1, 2020, 2pm 

Family concert: North, South, East, and West

Sibelius, Finlandia 

Arturo Marquez, Danzon No. 2 

Ali Akbar Khan, Garden of Dreams, featuring Musicians from the Ali Akbar College of Music 

Copland, Rodeo

World premiere TBD (Composition contest winner)

 

Saturday, April 25, 2020, 7:30pm – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID - 19

Season Finale: Brahms & Beethoven 

Brahms Double Concerto for violin and cello (featuring Musicians from the Valley of the Moon Music Festival)

Beethoven Symphony No. 5 

 

2018-2019 CONCERT SEASON

(all repertoire subject to change)

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Sept 29, 2018, 7:30pm

Season Opener: Collaboration concert with the Musicians from the Valley of the Moon Festival

Haydn, Piano Trio in E Major (featuring Musicians of the Valley of the Moon Festival)

Georg Phillip Telemann, Concerto Grosso for Two Horns (Spencer Causey and JJ Mayer, soloists and 2018 Concerto Competition Winners)

Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto Grosso opus 3 No. 8 (Maria Romero and Carla Moore, soloists)

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 7

 

Nov 17, 2018, 7:30pm

Music from the New World: “Seminario” Joint Concert with ELM, Simply Strings, Valley Vibes, and California Symphony I Sound Minds

Antonin Dvorak Symphony No. 9, “New World”

Leonard Bernstein, Mambo (arr. Gareth Glyn and Andrew J. Smith)

Leonard Bernstein, “Somewhere”

Additional repertoire TBD

 

March 3, 2019, 2pm 

Family concert: Picture This! 

AJ Gonzales, La Osa y la Amapola (Student Composition Competition winner and world premiere)
Mussorgsky/Ravel, Pictures at Exhibition (with artwork by Sonoma County elementary school students)

 

April 27, 2019, 7:30pm

Season Finale: Brahms’ Late Idyll

Johannes Brahms, Academic Festival Overture

Camille Saint-Saens, Concerto No. 1 for Cello in A Minor (Brynn Dally, soloist and 2018 Concerto Competition Winner)

Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 2 

 

 

2017-2018 CONCERT SEASON

(all repertoire subject to change)

 

Sunday, October 1, 2pm, Weill Hall: The Art of the Concerto 

WA Mozart, Concerto No. 2 for Horn and Orchestra (Spencer Causey, soloist and 2017 Concerto Competition winner)

Richard Strauss, Songs for Voice and Orchestra (Jamelia Brown, soloist and 2017 Concerto Competition winner)

Additional repertoire TBD

 

Friday, November 17, 7:30pm, Weill Hall: Masterworks for Voice and Orchestra

Joint Concert with the Sonoma State Choral Program

Repertoire TBD
 

Sunday, March 4, 2pm, Weill Hall: To the Movies!

Family concert featuring film scores by John Williams, Howard Shore, Erich Korngold, and others 

 

Sunday, April 29, 2pm, Season Finale: Saint-Saens Organ Symphony 

Paul Dukas, Fanfare to “La Peri”

Francis Poulenc, Concerto for Organ and Strings (Jonathan Dimmock, soloist)

Camille Saint Saens, Symphony No. 3, “Organ” (Jonathan Dimmock, soloist)