Let Us Break Bread Together with the hits of Tina Turner

Event Details:

Location: Paramount Theatre

Date: Sunday, December 10, 2023

Time: 4 - 6 pm

Program:

An “inspired, multifarious, musical bash!” raves SF Classical Voice of the Oakland Symphony’s holiday party, Let Us Break Bread Together. The Bay Area’s hottest artists join the Orchestra for this annual seasonal celebration. And this year’s edition pays tribute to the memory of the legendary Tina Turner. Her chart-topping hits. It’s “Simply the Best” Break Bread ever!

Featuring
Dan Ashley, vocalist
Maiya Sykes, vocalist
Ty Taylor, vocalist
Moorea Dickason, vocalist
Kev Choice, band director/piano/keys
Dame Drummer, drums
Uriah Duffy, bass
Kelyn Crapp, guitar
Victor Schwartz, guest conductor
Ellen Hoffman, composer/pianist
Best Intentions
Kugelplex
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir
Contra Costa High School Chorus
Cal State East Bay Singers
Oakland Symphony Chorus

Let Us Break Bread Together
Choral Arr. by Terrance Kelly,
Orchestra Arr. by Ellen Hoffman

Terrance Kelly, vocalist, Ellen Hoffman, piano
Combined Choruses, Oakland Symphony

Stars Ēriks Ešenvald

Dr. Buddy James, conductor
Glass Players, Contra Costa High School Chorus,
Cal State East Bay Singers, Oakland Symphony Chorus, Oakland Symphony

What’s Love Got To Do With It
Graham Lyle, Terry Britten,
Arr. by Kev Choice

Maiya Sykes, vocalist, Contra Costa High School Chorus,
Cal State East Bay Singers, Oakland Symphony Chorus,
Break Bread Band, Oakland Symphony

Silent Night, Franz Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr
Arr. by Claytoven Richardson

Best Intentions

A Fool in Love Ike Turner
Arr. by Omid Zoufonoun

Best Intentions, Break Bread Band, Oakland Symphony

Sleigh Ride Franz Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr
Arr. by Claytoven Richardson

Victor Schwartz, conductor
Oakland Symphony

Goldeneye Bono and the Edge
Arr. by Tarik Ragab

Moorea Dickason, vocalist
Tarik Ragab, electric bass, Terry Branam, drums
Oakland Symphony

My Favorite Time of Year Leigh Haggerwood

Dan Ashley, vocalist, Bill Bentley, Guitarist,
Break Bread Band

Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah George Frideric Handel

Ash Walker, conductor
Combined Choruses, Oakland Symphony

INTERMISSION

Nutcracker Suite Duke Ellington
Dance of Flowers, Sugar Plum Cherry
Adapted by Tyzik 

Oakland Symphony 

African Noel Todd Smith
Arr. Brad Holmes

Ash Walker, conductor
SoulBeatz, Contra Costa High School Chorus,
Cal State East Bay Singers, Oakland Symphony Chorus

We Don’t Need Another Hero
Graham Lyle and Terry Britten

Arr. By Claytoven Richardson

Dan Ashley, vocalist,  Bill Bentley, Guitarist,
Break Bread Band, Oakland Symphony Chorus

Ocho Kandelikas
Arr. by Dan Cantrell

Kugelplex

Tallava California Benji Rifati
Arr. by Dan Cantrell

Kugelplex, Oakland Symphony

We Three Kings John Henry Hopkins, Jr.
Choral Arr. by Terrance Kelly
Orchestra Arr. Ben Heveroh

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Oakland Symphony

River Deep, Mountain High
Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, Phil Spector

Arr. by Lenny Wee

Maiya Sykes, vocalist, Ty Taylor, vocalist
Moorea Dickason, vocalist, Dan Ashley, vocalist
Best Intentions, Combined Choruses,
Break Bread Band, Oakland Symphony

Proud Mary John Fogerty
Arr. by Lenny Wee

Maiya Sykes, vocalist, Ty Taylor, vocalist
Moorea Dickason, vocalist, Dan Ashley, vocalist
Best Intentions, Combined Choruses,
Oakland Symphony

Omid Zoufonoun

conductor

Dan Ashley

vocalist

Maiya Sykes

vocalist

Ty Taylor

vocalist

Moorea Dickason

vocalist

Ellen Hoffman

pianist/composer

Kev Choice

band director

Uriah Duffy

bass

Dame Drummer

drums

Kelyn Crapp

guitar

Kugelplex

klezmer band

Victor Schwartz

The Best Intentions

Terrance Kelly

OIGC director

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir

Terrance Kelly, director

Contra Costa High School Chorus

Dr. Buddy James

East Bay Singers director

East Bay Singers

Dr. Buddy James, director

Ash Walker

chorus director

Oakland Symphony Chorus

HEALTH SAFETY UPDATE!

KN95 masks are recommended, but optional. Vaccinations or negative COVID tests will not need to be presented. Masks will be provided upon request in the outer lobby and at Will Call.

The Paramount Theatre and the Oakland Symphony will continue to monitor all health issues throughout the season and can adjust policies as recommended.

Premium $65
Standard $45
Economy $25
Youth under 18 $15

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