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OAKLAND SYMPHONY
Experience the music of the masters, the works of living American composers, the electrifying conducting of Michael Morgan, and the sensational playing of the Oakland Symphony in the gorgeous glow of the Paramount Theatre!
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OAKLAND SYMPHONY
2017 - 2018 SEASON
FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
Oakland Symphony
W. KAMAU BELL’S PLAYLIST
Michael Morgan, Conductor

Doors open 90 minutes before show time
  • Socio-political comedian, activist, and Emmy-nominated CNN host W. Kamau Bell kicks off our groundbreaking new series inviting the major thinkers of our time to host and curate a concert and give us unique insights into their passions. Expect the sounds of Nina Simone, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Bob Marley, and Tears for Fears. This series will be a musical journey to uncharted territory with your Oakland Symphony!
  • Program
[Season tickets on sale at oaklandsymphony.org]


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
Oakland Symphony
PRIDE & PREJUDICE – NOTES FROM LGBTQ
Bryan Nies, Conductor

Doors open 90 minutes before show time
    A concert focusing 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.
  • Samuel Barber: Essay for Orchestra, Opus 12
  • Benjamin Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings (with Jonathan Blalock)
  • Jennifer Higdon: Blue Cathedral
  • Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne: With The Right Music: A Song Cycle (with Noah Galvin, singer) (World Premiere)
  • Camille Saint Saens: Piano Concerto No. 2 (with Sara Davis Buechner, piano)
  • Program
[Tickets on sale at oaklandsymphony.org]


FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
Oakland Symphony
ROOTED IN OAKLAND
Michael Morgan, Conductor

Doors open 90 minutes before show time
    The Oakland Symphony has commissioned a new work by Oakland native Kev Choice, to be played alongside Schubert’s exuberant Fifth Symphony and Rossini's Barber of Seville Overture after opening with another gem of an overture by George Frederick Bristow.
  • George Frederick Bristow: Overture to Rip Van Winkle
  • Franz Schubert: Symphony No.5
  • Gioacchino Rossini: The Barber of Seville Overture
  • Kev Choice: Soul Restoration Suite (commissioned work)
  • Program
[Tickets on sale at oaklandsymphony.org]


FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
Oakland Symphony
THE ARTIST'S STRUGGLE
Michael Morgan, Conductor

Doors open 90 minutes before show time
    A concert that champions the role of the artist in society - as social activist, provocateur, and change maker.
  • Leonard Bernstein: Serenade after Plato’s “Symposium” for Violin & Orchestra (Liana Bérubé, violin)
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique" in B minor, Op 74
  • Program
[Tickets on sale at oaklandsymphony.org]




More 2017 - 2018 season details are on the
Oakland Symphony web site
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