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SF Chamber Orchestra: Jazz Dell’arte | Palo Alto
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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
Two-time Grammy Award winner and jazz violinist extraordinaire Evan Price jumpstarts the 2016-2017 season and performs his newly commissioned Concerto for Jazz Violin and Orchestra.
A versatile and virtuosic performer, Evan has thrilled audiences around the world with such ensembles as the Turtle Island String Quartet, The Hot Club of San Francisco, and many others.
The orchestra dances to Stravinsky’s patented blend of spiky dissonance, sparkling rhythm, and keen wit.
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