Songs of Protest
Location: Paramount Theatre
Date: Friday, May 19, 2023
Time: 8pm - 10pm
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3
SAMUEL BARBER: Second Essay for Orchestra
REBECCA ENGLE, LIBRETTIST AND DRAMATURG:
Bodies on the Line: The Great Flint Sit-Down Strike
(world premiere, Oakland Symphony commission with support from the Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music and Saint Mary’s College of California (Frank J. Filippi Professorship in Performing Arts; Provost’s Research Grant; Faculty Development Fund; Office of Faculty Development Writers’ Retreat)
Melody Wilson, mezzo-soprano
Taylor Stayton, tenor
Morgan Smith, baritone
Oakland Symphony Chorus
Ash Walker, acting chorus director
Pacific Edge Voices
Ash Walker, music director
Pre-concert talk from stage by John Kendall Bailey begins at 7:05 pm
HEALTH SAFETY UPDATE!
For the 2022-23 season, the Oakland Symphony will follow the recently announced masking protocol of the Paramount Theatre:
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.
|Price Level A||$90|
|Price Level B||$68|
|Price Level C||$52|
|Price Level D||$40|
|Price Level E||$25|