Saturday, July 15, 2017

Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera 2017-2018

Part of Saturday night's concert was the announcement of next season's concerts.

CLASSICS

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Andrew Grams, our conductor on Saturday, conducts:
Prokofiev Violin Concerto #1 with Rachel Barton Pine on the violin
Brahms Symphony #1.

November 18, 2017
Sameer Patel conducts selections by
Rossini, including excerpts from Barber of Seville, followed by some
Mozart, including highlights from Don Giovanni and Marriage of Figaro.
The concert ends with the Mozart Symphony #38.

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Case Scaglione conducts
Russian Festival:
Mussorgsky – Night on Bald Mountain
Tchaikovsky– Piano Concerto No. 1 with Andrew von Oeyen, piano
Rachmaninoff – Symphonic Dances

Saturday, January 27, 2018
Mei-Ann Chen conducts the second part of the 
Russian Festival: 
Glinka – Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture
Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No. 3 also with Andrew von Oeyen, piano
Mussorgsky – Pictures at an Exhibition

Saturday, March 3, 2018
Dmitry Sitkovetsky conducts
Tchaikovsky – Suite No. 4, “Mozartiana”
Mozart – Violin Concerto No. 5 with our conductor on the violin 
PÄRT – Fratres
Beethoven – Symphony No. 8
I've never attended a concert with a piece by PÄRT.  It should be interesting.

Saturday, May 5, 2018
Christoph Campestrini will conduct
Puccini's Tosca
Cast to be announced

POPS

Saturday, November 25, 2017 (Thanksgiving Weekend)
Music of Prince
Symphonic Tribute The Sacramento Philharmonic, backed by a full rock band, presents a symphonic tribute to Prince. Brent Havens, conductor

Saturday, February 24, 2018
The Music of Abba
Direct from Sweden, “Arrival” – the world’s foremost Abba tribute band performs live in concert with the Sacramento Philharmonic TBD, conductor

Saturday, April 28, 2018
“HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD!”
Movie melodies from Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters: The Godfather, James Bond, Rocky, 2001, Jaws, E.T., Gone with the Wind, Star Wars, and more! Stuart Chafetz, conductor

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