California Symphony

Tuedays @ 8pm


California Symphony, led by Music Director Donato Cabrera, combines audience-favorite classics with works from contemporary composers. The orchestra includes musicians who perform with the San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Ballet, and others, and is based in Walnut Creek at the Lesher Center for the Arts. California Symphony has launched the careers of some of today's best-known artists, including violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, cellists Alisa Weilerstein and Joshua Roman, pianist Kirill Gerstein and composers such as Mason Bates, Christopher Theofanidis and Kevin Puts.

9/27

Donato Cabrera, conductor
Annie Wu, flute

Kevin Puts:  Network 
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Flute Concerto in G Major, K. 313
Sergei Rachmaninoff:  Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27

10/4

Donato Cabrera, conductor
Annie Wu, Flute

Kevin Puts:  Flute Concerto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Symphony No. 1 in E-flat Major, K. 16
Joseph Haydn:  Symphony No. 104 in D Major

10/11

Donato Cabrera, conductor
Maria Valdes, soprano

Samuel Barber:  Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Nat Stookey:  YTTE (Yield To Total Elation)
Gustav Mahler:  Symphony No. 4 in G Major

10/18

Donato Cabrera, conductor
Adam Golka, piano

Dan Visconti:  Breakdown 
Edvard Grieg:  Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

10/25

Donato Cabrera, conductor
Inbal Segev, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Overture to Coriolan, Op. 62
Dan Visconti:  Tangle Eye
Anton Bruckner:  Symphony No. 6 in A Major