San Francisco Chamber Orchestra Concert | Berkeley
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The San Francisco Chamber Orchestra celebrates its 58th season of performing classical music with a series of free concerts to ring in 2011.
5:30pm Thursday, Dec 30, 2010 – Rush Hour Concert
8pm Friday, Dec 31, 2010 First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley
3pm Saturday, Jan 1, 2011 St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Avenue, Palo Alto
3pm Sunday, Jan 2, 2011 Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
8pm Monday, Jan 3, 2011 Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia Street, Vallejo
International cello sensation, 17-year old Nathan Chan, will join the orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s virtuosic Rococo Variations for Cello and Orchestra, and our stellar principal bass player, Michel Taddei, will get a rare chance to stand in front of the orchestra. Tchaikovsky’s favorite composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, will be represented by two symphonies: his delightful first, written at the age of 9, and his next-to-last, the incredible #40 in G minor.Mozart: Symphony No. 1
Jon Deak: Ugly Duckling
Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations for Cello and Orchestra
Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550
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