Sí Se Puede: Dolores Huerta’s Playlist

Event Details:

Location: Paramount Theatre

Date: Friday, February 22, 2019

Time: 8 pm


PLEASE NOTE: Carlos Santana WILL NOT be performing. We are working with the papers that incorrectly reported this to ensure the articles are corrected. We are excited for the Oakland Symphony, along with Jazz Mafia, to present Santana’s song “Novus” on Friday evening.

Carlos Santana
Arr. Adam Theis

Oakland Symphony, Jazz Mafia, and William Moses, soloist

John Lennon
Arr. Matt Wong

Oakland Symphony, Jazz Mafia, and Solas Lalgee, soloist

Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin

Oakland Symphony and Taylor Eigsti, piano

Come Sunday from Black, Brown and Beige
Duke Ellington

Oakland Symphony, Jazz Mafia, and Tiffany Austin, soloist

Jazz Medley
Charlie Parker
Arr. Matt Wong

Jazz Mafia

Igor Stravinsky

Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra
Omid Zoufonoun, conductor

Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo
Arr. Colin Hogan                   

Oakland Symphony and Jazz Mafia

God Bless The Child
Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr.
Arr. Matt Wong

Symphony, Jazz Mafia, and Tiffany Austin, soloist

Carmen  – Habanera
Georges Bizet

Oakland Symphony and Briseyda Zárate, flamenco dancer

This Little Light of Mine
Harry Dixon Loes
Arr. Jonathan Seiberlich

Oakland Symphony, Jazz Mafia and Audience Sing-along

Michael Morgan

Music Director Laureate

Dolores Huerta

Labor Leader and Community Organizer

Taylor Eigsti

pianist and composer

Briseyda Zárate

Flamenco Dancer

Adam Theis, Jazz Mafia

Omid Zoufonoun


Pre-concert talk by John Kendall Bailey at 7pm.

Community activist, feminist, and co-founder of the United Farm Workers — Dolores Huerta has been on a lifelong journey to correct economic and social injustice. Ms. Huerta picks the playlist of her life, as told through the voice of your symphony.

Can Music Change The World?

Activist Dolores Huerta teams up with the Oakland Symphony and Jazz Mafia to share the playlist of her life.

Price Level A $95
Price Level B $73
Price Level C $57
Price Level D $45
Price Level E $25

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