Thursday, October 13, 2016
Oakland Symphony presents “Lost Romantic Symphonies” and “Dream of a Summer Night,” November 18
Oakland Symphony conductor and music director, Michael Morgan, will be joined by guest violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins and members of the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra for “Lost Romantic Symphonies,” 8 p.m., Friday, November 18 at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland.
Hall-Tompkins will also perform the U.S. premiere of “Dream of a Summer Night,” a new violin concerto by Siegfried Matthus and John Williams’ themes from the films “Fiddler on the Roof,” and “Schindler’s List.”
The program also includes “Symphony No. 3,” by Joachim Raff and the youth orchestra’s performance of “Cuban Overture,” by George Gershwin.
A pre-concert talk will be given by John Kendall-Bailey, the music director and conductor of the Mesopotamia Symphony Orchestra; music director, principal conductor and chorus master of Trinity Lyric Opera; and associate conductor of San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra
Tickets: $25-$80. (510) 444-0802, www.oaklandsymphony.org.