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January 2019

To Belong Here: Notes from the African Diaspora

Friday, January 25, 8 pm

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Symphony No. 1 in G major, Op. 11
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Allegro assai

Antonio Carlos Gomes
C’era una volta un principe from Il Guarany

Shawnette Sulker, soprano

William Grant Still
Songs of Separation
I. Idolatry
II. Poéme
III. Parted
        Shawnette Sulker, Soprano

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Florence Price
Symphony No. 3 in C minor
I. Andante
II. Andante ma non troppo
III. Juba: Allegro
IV. Scherzo: Finale

Edward Kennedy (Duke) Ellington
Harlem

 

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February 2019

An Evening with Emanuel Ax

Friday, February 8, 8 pm

Ludwig van Beethoven
Overture to Egmont, Op. 84

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15

Emanuel Ax, piano

Intermission

Ludwig van Beethoven
Coriolanus Overture, Op. 62

Ludwig van Beethoven
Prisoners’ Chorus from Act I of Fidelio

David Chavez, tenor
William Lawley, baritone

Oakland Symphony Chorus
Oakland Gay Men’s Chorus

Ludwig van Beethoven
Choral Fantasy in C major, Op. 80

Katherine Crabill, soprano
Karen Notovitz, soprano
William Sauerland, alto
David Chavez, tenor
Lorenzo Ramsey, tenor
William Lawley, baritone

Oakland Symphony Chorus 
Oakland Gay Men’s Chorus 
MUSE VIVO Orchestra

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Sí Se Puede: Dolores Huerta’s Playlist

Friday, February 22, 8 pm

Carlos Chavez
(Manteca/Latin Jazz)
Cantos de Mexico

Jazz Mafia
Oakland Symphony

Charlie Parker Medley
Now’s the Time/April in Paris

Jazz Mafia

Igor Stravinsky
Firebird

Omid Zoufonoun, conductor
Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra

INTERMISSION

Billie Holiday
God Bless the Child

Jazz Mafia
Oakland Symphony

Georges Bizet
Carmen  – Habanera

Briseyda Zárate, flamenco dancer

JOHN LENNON
Imagine

Vocal, Jazz Mafia

George Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue

Taylor Eigsti
Oakland Symphony

Harry Dixon Loes
This Little Light of Mine
(Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer)

Jazz Mafia
Audience Sing-along

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March 2019

I Raise Up My Voice

Friday, March 22, 8 pm

Jessie Montgomery
Banner

Leonard Bernstein
Songfest
   with Adler Fellows

Mary Evelyn Hangley, soprano
Natalie Image, soprano
Ashley Dixon, mezzo-soprano
Chris Oglesby, tenor
SeokJong Baek, baritone
Christian Pursell, bass-baritone

Louise Farrenc
Symphony No. 3

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May 2019

West Side Story

Friday, May 10, 8 pm

Leonard Bernstein
West Side Story

with
Oakland Symphony Chorus

Lynne Morrow, Chorus Director

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