Program features works by Richard Wagner, Johann Strauss, Jan Koetsier, Carl Maria von Weber and a West Coast Premiere by David Felder. With Tiara Abraham, soprano and Alex Rossi, tuba (winners of the 2022 Concerto Competition).
This concert program is being presented free to the public in memory of the longtime clarinetist and dedicated alumnus Bill Hollingshead, who passed away in 2021.
Daniel Kidane: Sun Poem
Jean Sibelius: Luonnotar, Op. 70
Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird
A legendary and powerful voice in Mexican music for more than 40 years, Aida Cuevas is truly the “The Queen of Mariachi.” Cuevas, the first female mariachi singer to win a Grammy, is beloved for her unswerving devotion to traditional mariachi music and for her mastery of its demanding vocal forms
Vaughan Williams: Tallis Fantasia
Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85
Mieczysław Weinberg: Jewish Rhapsody, Op. 36 No 2
Claude Debussy: La Mer
Director Ravi Jain’s remixed, reimagined, and bilingual Prince Hamlet features a cross-cultural, gender-bent cast – challenging traditional ideas of who can tell this story.
Nella’s music is a meeting place for her Venezuelan folklore roots, the influence of her contemporaries, and the music of the Andalusian region.
A major artistic presence in its home base of San Francisco, the Alexander String Quartet is equally beloved in its second home, the Mondavi Center. This year the quartet appears with violist David Samuel joining cellist Sandy Wilson, and violinists Fred Lifsitz and Zakarias Grafilo.
Joshua Bell, violin
Peter Dugan, piano