Submitted by the Event Organizer
Founded in 1953, the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra has remained an active voice in the Bay Area music community, presenting free concerts with an ensemble of the region’s top professional musicians.
The rollout of an exciting new concert format, Maestro Ben Simon becomes your host for a 90-minute, no intermission podcast. Think of it as a cross between Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me and From the Top with games, prizes, Ben’s famous trivia quiz, and of course, great music.
Featuring a host of SFCO All-Stars, this engaging program will feature variations on familiar themes by Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, and more. With special guest Anthony Lane, luthier.
Free admission. Members entry one hour before. General audience entry 15 minutes before. Recommended for middle school-age and up.
Mozart 12 Variations on “Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman” K.265
Haydn String Quartet in C Major, op. 76 no.3 (“Emperor”)
- Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra string quartet
- Second movement, Poco adagio; cantabile
Schubert Die Forelle (“The Trout”)
- Ann Moss, soprano
- Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano
Schubert Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667 (“Trout”)
- Fourth movement: Tema con variazione (Andantino)
Heidrich Happy Birthday Variations
The violins, violas, cellos and double bass form the most important section of our orchestra. Learn about vibrating strings, horsehair bows, what pizzicato means, and why cellos don’t have chin rests! Plus lots of beautiful music from our amazing professional players.
Saturday, October 19, 2019: San Francisco Public Library
10:15am & 11:00am
Saturday, October 19, 2019: San Mateo Public Library Main Branch
1:30pm , 2:15 pm & 3pm
Sunday, October 20, 2019: Crowden Music Center, Berkeley
11:00am, 11:40, & 12:20pm
Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
Categories: *Top Pick*
, Live Music
Address: 1475 Rose Street, Berkeley, CA