Pride & Prejudice: Notes from LGBTQ

Event Details:

Location: Paramount Theatre

Date: Friday, February 9, 2018

Time: 8 pm


Michelle Meow, Master of Ceremonies

Samuel Barber
First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12

Bryan Nies, conductor

Benjamin Britten
Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31

Jonathan Blalock, tenor
(Appearance is underwritten by Michael Colbruno)
Meredith Brown, horn

Jennifer Higdon
blue cathedral

Bryan Nies, conductor

Camille Saint Saёns
Piano Concerto No. 2

Sara Davis Buechner, piano
(Appearance is underwritten by the Ross McKee Foundation)

Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne
With The Right Music: A Song Cycle
World Premiere, Commissioned by Oakland Symphony
Orchestrations by Matt Aument

Noah Galvin, singer
Katelyn Wilson, soprano
Shayla Lawler,
Taylor Rawley, tenor 1
Alex Perkins,
tenor 2
Brandon Bell, baritone

Special Appearance by Jonathan Cozart
(Appearance is underwritten by Jim and Bonnie Bell)

Free pre-concert talk begins at 6:45 pm

Michael Morgan

Music Director Laureate

Michelle Meow

Master of Ceremonies

Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne


Jennifer Higdon


Matt Aument


Jonathan Blalock


Meredith Brown


Sara Davis Buechner


Noah Galvin


Jon Cozart


In this concert, part of our Notes from … series, we will reflect on self-identity and self-expression through the artistry of LGBTQ composers and musicians – celebrating difference, finding common ground and embracing the beauty of authenticity. Noah Galvin from ABC’s The Real O’Neals will be featured, along with world-renowned pianist Sara Davis Buechner.


Price Level A $90
Price Level B $68
Price Level C $52
Price Level D $40
Price Level E $25

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