Saturday, September 06, 2014

Season Announcements, 2014-15: Berkeley Symphony

Berkeley Symphony's 2014-15 season opens in a month, and as usual they have a fine balance of old, new, and commissions, with soloists including Jennifer Koh and Sasha Cooke. Here's the orchestral season:

Zellerbach Hall Concert Series

Season Opener: Program I
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $15 to $74

Performers Joana Carneiro, conductor
Jennifer Koh, violin

Program Oscar Bettison: Sea Shaped (World Premiere Commission)
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Elgar: Enigma Variations

Program II
Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $15 to $74

Performers Joana Carniero, conductor

Program Thomas Adès: Asyla (Bay Area Commission Premier)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, “Pathétique

Program III
Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $15 to $74

Performers: Joana Carneiro, conductor
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano

Program Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Jake Heggie: Camille Claudel: Into the Fire for Orchestra and Mezzo-Soprano
(World Premiere Commission)
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

Program IV
Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $15 to $74

Performers Joana Carneiro, conductor
Soloist from the Adler Fellowship Program, San Francisco Opera Center
University and Chamber Choruses of the University of California, Berkeley
Marika Kuzma, director

Program John Adams: Choruses from The Death of Klinghoffer

   Mozart: Requiem Mass in D minor

(There is also a chamber music series, but programs and performers are still TBA, as far as I know.)

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