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New York Philharmonic at Davies
The New York Philharmonic performs this weekend at Davies Symphony Hall. Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts two different programs this Friday and Saturday nights
. Find out more.
Monstrous at the Berkeley Symphony
The Berkeley Symphony and music director Joana Carneiro will give the West Coast premiere of Frankenstein Symphony
by Bay Area native, Mark Grey this Thursday evening
in UC Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall. Also on the Monstrous
program is the monstrously difficult Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. 18 year-old Simone Porter solos. Find out more.
Jazzy Impressions with the Santa Rosa Symphony
Bruno Ferrandis conducts his Santa Rosa Symphony in Jazzy Impressions
this Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
at the Green Music Center. The program is highlighted by Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F with soloist Gabriela Martinez, the rising young pianist from Venezuela. Click here for more.
California Symphony's Season Finale
The California Symphony presents its season finale concert this Friday in Yountville and Sunday in Walnut Creek
. Donato Cabrera conducts Living Language,
a world premiere for guitar and orchestra featuring Grammy-winner, Jason Vieaux. Also on the program, Philip Glass's Company
and the Brahms' Second Symphony. Find out more.
Symphony Silicon Valley Concerts
Pianist Natasha Paremski is featured in the Prokofiev Piano Concerto #3 along with the Russian composer's suite from the opera, The Love for Three Oranges.
This Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon
at San Jose's California Theatre. Click here for more.