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C o n c e r t s 

with the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2016, 8:00 PM – San Mateo Performing Arts Center
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2016, 8:00 PM – Flint Center, Cupertino

The sensational young Chinese-American pianist Conrad Tao opens our 68th Season with the glorious Schumann Piano Concerto; we will also feature Elgar’s deeply moving Enigma Variations (with supertitles).

Carolyn Bremer, Early Light
Robert Schumann, Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54 (Conrad Tao, piano)
Edward Elgar, Enigma Variations, Op. 36
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017, 8:00 PM – Fox Theatre, Redwood City
SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2017, 8:00 PM – Heritage Theatre, Campbell

One of the Bay Area’s favorite ensembles joins us for a lively program centered on blues and jazz.

Claude Bolling, from Suite for Orchestra and Jazz Trio
Cameron Wilson, Jive in Blue Major
Gwyneth Walker, Concert Suite
Astor Piazzolla, Libertango
Ben Bernie & Maceo Pinkard, Sweet Georgia Brown
…and much more!
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 8:00 PM – San Mateo Performing Arts Center
SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017, 8:00 PM – Heritage Theatre, Campbell

An exotic program with Rimsky-Korsakov’s resplendent Scheherazade (featuring our concertmaster Debra Fong) and the electrifying trumpet soloist Mary Elizabeth Bowden.

Anna Clyne, Masquerade
Georges Enesco, Legende (Mary Elizabeth Bowden, trumpet)
Alexander Arutunian, Trumpet Concerto in A-flat Major (Mary Elizabeth Bowden, trumpet)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, Op. 35 (Debra Fong, violin)
FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017, 8:00 PM – San Mateo Performing Arts Center
SATURDAY, MAY 20, 8:00 PM – Heritage Theatre, Campbell

The Planets takes us on a spine-tingling ride for our season finale (including a visual essay of planetary photos), plus the latest remarkable Klein International String Competition winner.

Nancy Bloomer Deussen, Transit of Venus
Concerto TBA (featuring the Klein International String Competition winner)
Gustav Holst, The Planets, Op. 32
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