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December 2018

 
Saturday, December 01, 2018
7:30 PM
Conductor Jenny Bent
SYMPHONY
Santa Rosa Symphony; Sonoma State University Symphonic Chorus
Jayce Ogren, conductor. Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola; Jenny Bent, Chorus director

Vivaldi: Gloria in D Major; Berlioz: " Harold in Italy, Op. 16; Rossini: Overture to the Opera "William Tell"

Weill Hall, Green Music Center
Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, California 94928

(707) 546-8742

www.srsymphony.org

 
Saturday, December 01, 2018
8:00 PM
Conductor Les Pfutzenreuter
SYMPHONY
Ukiah Symphony
Les Pfutzenreuter, conductor. Milou Trio; Diane Nicholeris, violin; David Goldblatt, cello; Gwendolyn Mok, piano

Beethoven: Concerto in C Major, Op. 56 (Triple Concerto); Mozart: Overture to the Opera "Don Giovanni"; Haydn: Paukenmesse in C Major, Hob, XX11/9

Mendocino College Center Theatre
1000 Hensley Creek Road
Ukiah, California 95482

707-462-0236

ukiahsymphony.org

 
Sunday, December 02, 2018
3:00 PM
Conductor Jayce Ogren
SYMPHONY
Santa Rosa Symphony and Sonoma State University Symphonic Chorus
Jayce Ogren, conductor. Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola; Jenny Bent, chorus director

Berlioz: Harold in Italy, Op. 16; Vivaldi: Gloria in D Major; Rossini: Overture to the Opera: William Tell"

Weill Hall, Green Music Center
Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, California 94928

(707) 546-8742

www.srsymphony.org

 
Sunday, December 02, 2018
4:00 PM
Conductor Cynthia Weichel
SYMPHONY
North Bay Sinfonietta
Cynthia Weichel, Founder/Conductor

Festive program of English composers. Handel: Overture and Hornpipe from Water Music; Jacob: Old Wine in New Bottles; Holst: St. Paul Suite; Vaughan-Williams: English Folk Song Suite; Elgar: Serenade for Strings; Coleridge-Taylor: Christmas Overture

Church of the Incarnation
550 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, California 95401

707 528-8884

 
Sunday, December 02, 2018
2:00 PM
Pianist Gwendolyn Mok
SYMPHONY
Ukiah Symphony
Les Pfutzenreuter, conductor. Milou Trio: David Goldblatt, cello; Gwendolyn Mok, piano; Diane Nicholeris, violin

Beethoven: C Major Concerto, Op. 56 (Triple Concerto); Haydn: Paukenmesse in C Major, Hob. XX11/9; Mozart: Overture to the Opera "Don Giovanni"

Mendocino College Center Theatre
1000 Hensley Creek Road
Ukiah, California 95482

707-462-0236

ukiahsymphony.org

 
Monday, December 03, 2018
7:30 PM
Violist Nokuthula Ngwenyama
SYMPHONY
Santa Rosa Symphony and Sonoma State University Symphonic Chorus
Jayce Ogren, conductor. Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola; Jenny Bent, chorus director

Berlioz: Harold in Italy, Op. 16; Vivaldi: Gloria in D Major; Rossini: Overture to the Opera "William Tell"

Weill Hall, Green Music Center
Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, California 94928

(707) 546-8742

www.srsymphony.org

 
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
7:30 PM
Daniella Caveney (l) and Lily Bogas (A. Wasserman photo)
OPERA
Sonoma State University Dept. of Music
Zachary Gordin, conductor and continuo. Lily Bogas, Daniella Caveney, Anna Leach, Alexandria Alonso, Jennifer Silvera and Janell Balico, soprano; Rachel Levin, mezzo-soprano; Jack Adkins, baritone; Mathew Adiao, tenor; Caleb Forschen, violin; Brynn Dally, cello; Emma Webb, organ.

Purcell: Opera "Dido and Aeneas"

Sonoma State U., Green Music Center, Schroeder Hall
1801 E Cotati Ave.
Rohnert Park, California 94928

(707) 526-2447

www.concertsgrand.com

 
Friday, December 07, 2018
7:30 PM
Pianist Katherine Kautsky
OTHER
San Marin Salons
Catherine Kautsky, pianist and lecturer. John Boyajy, piano

Debussy: Petite Suite; music of Chopin, Schumann, Bach.

Admission is by ticket only: www.eventbrite.com

San Marin Salons
Private Residence in Novato
Novato, California 94945

415 572-3303

marinpianoteacher.com/performances.

 
Saturday, December 08, 2018
7:30 PM
Miró Quartet
CHAMBER
Redwood Arts Council
Miró Quartet. Danile Ching and William Fedkenheuer, violin; John Largress, viola; Joshua Gindele, cello

Mendelssohn: A Minor Quartet, Op. 13; Janacek: Quartet No. 2 ("Intimate Pages"); Schubert: E-Flat Major Quartet, D. 87

Sebastopol Community Church
1000 Gravenstein Highway North
Sebastopol, California 95472

(707) 874-1124

www.redwoodarts.org

 
Saturday, December 08, 2018
3:00 PM
Composer William Grant Still
SYMPHONY
College of Marin
College of Marin Orchestra. Jim Stopher, conductor

Still: Afro-American Symphony; Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor,Op. 67

Free admission

James Dunn Theater - College of Marin
835 College Avenue
Kentfield, California 94904

415 485-9460

commusicdept@marin.edu

 
Saturday, December 08, 2018
7:30 PM
Pianist John Boyajy
OTHER
San Marin Salons
Catherine Kautsky, pianist and lecturer; John Boyajy, piano.

Debussy: Petite Suite; music of Bach, Schumann and Chopin

Admission is by ticket only: www.eventbrite.com

San Marin Salons
Private Residence
Novato, California 94945

415 572-3303

marinpianoteacher.com/performances.

 
Sunday, December 09, 2018
2:00 PM
Pianist Catherine Kautsky
RECITAL
San Marin Salons
Catherine Kautsky, pianist and lecturer

Music of Debussy in a recital and lecture, followed by a masterclass for four Marin piano students

No admission charge. Donations encouraged

JB Piano Emporium
540 Irwin Street
San Rafael, California 94901

415 572-3303

marinpianoteacher.com/performances.

 
Thursday, December 13, 2018
1:30 PM
Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
CHAMBER
Music at Oakmont
Left Coast Chamber Ensemble. Nikki Enfield, narrator; Cindy Heen, dancer; Anna Pressler, violin; Michael Taddei, bass violin; Jerome Simas, clarinet; Jarratt Rossini, bassoon; Scott Macomber, trumpet; Craig McAmis, trombone; Loren Mach, percussion; Jonathan Khuner, conductor

Stravinsky: L'Historie du Soldat

Music at Oakmont concerts are open to Oakmont residents and their guests

Berger Auditorium
6633 Oakmont Drive
Santa Rosa, California 95409


www.musicatoakmont.org

 
Saturday, December 15, 2018
7:00 PM
Conductor Jeffrey Thomas
CHORAL AND VOCAL
Green Music Center
American Bach Soloists. Jeffrey Thomas, conductor

Handel: Oratorio "The Messiah"

Weill Hall, Green Music Center
Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, California 94928

707 664-3813

gmc.sonoma.edu

 
Saturday, December 15, 2018
7:30 PM
Conductor Boyd Jarrell
SYMPHONY
College of Marin
Marin Oratorio and Chorus, Boyd Jarrrell, conductor. Paul Smith and Jeffrey Paul, piano

Schubert: Mass in G Major, Ave Maria, Nachtgesang im Wald, Erl-König, TBA

James Dunn Theater - College of Marin
835 College Avenue
Kentfield, California 94904

415 485-9460

commusicdept@marin.edu

 
Sunday, December 16, 2018
3:00 PM
Pianist Nasuki Fukasawa
RECITAL
Opus Chamber Music Series
Natsuki Fukasawa, piano

Liszt: Dante Sonata (Fantasia quasi Sonata) from Années de Pčlerinage - Italie; Liszt: Au Bord d'une Source and Les Jeux d' Eaux a la Villa d'Este; Sunny Knable: 36 Views of Mt. Fuji; Debussy: Claire de Lune and L'Isle Joyeuse; Fauré: Claire de Lune

Preston Hall
44831 Main St. (Mendocino Presbyterian Church)
Mendocino, California 95460

707 937-1018

 
Sunday, December 16, 2018
3:00 PM
Pianist Jeffrey Paul
CHORAL AND VOCAL
College of Marin
Marin Oratorio Chorus and Orchestra, Boyd Jarrell, conductor. Jeffrey Paul nd Paul Smith, piano

Schubert: Ave Maria, Erl-König, Nachtgesang im Wald; Mass in G Major

James Dunn Theater - College of Marin
835 College Avenue
Kentfield, California 94904

415 485-9460

commusicdept@marin.edu

 
Sunday, December 16, 2018
3:00 PM
Conductor Daniel Earl
SYMPHONY
Santa Rosa Symphony League
Daniel Earl, conductor

Redwood Empire Sing-Along Messiah. Handel: Oratorio "Messiah" (sing along audience)

Adults: $25, Symphony League Members $20; Students $15

Jackson Theater, Sonoma County Day School
4400 Day School Place
Santa Rosa, California 95403

(707) 546-8742

www.srsymphony.org

 
Monday, December 17, 2018
8:00 PM
Pianist and Lecturer Kayleen Asbo
RECITAL
Mythica
Kayleen Asbo, lecturer and piano; Emma Asbow, piano; Jason Byers, piano and baritone

Beethoven's birthday candlelight concert

All profits from the concerts go to funding initiatives to bring music education into local schools and provide scholarships for music camps for needy children.

Petaluma Historical Museum
20 Fourth Street
Petaluma, California 94952

707 304-0767

kayleenasbo.com

 
Monday, December 31, 2018
6:00 PM
Violinist Nigel Armstrong
CHAMBER
Petaluma History Museum
Nigel Armstrong and Yun Chu, violin; Shu-Yi Pai, cello; Nancy Severance, viola; Elizabeth Walter, piano; Kayleen Asbo, lecturer

Music of Bach, Brahms and Schumann TBA

Petaluma Historical Museum
20 Fourth Street
Petaluma, California 94952

707.778.4398

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Monday, December 31, 2018
8:30 PM
Composer Johann Strauss Jr.
OTHER
Sky Hill Cultural Alliance
Sky Hill Strauss Orchestra

Johann Strauss Jr: Waltzes

The concert features buffet-style dinner with traditional Viennese dishes and desserts. Wine is available with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight

A benefit for Sky Hill Cultural Alliance

Hermann Sons Hall
860 Western Ave.
Petaluma, California 94952

707 583 3340

skyhill.org