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December 2022

 
Thursday, December 8, 2022
1:30 PM
Violinist Shannon Lee
CHAMBER
Music at Oakmont
Shannon Lee, violin; Melivia Raharjo, piano

Pärt: Fratres; Mozart: G Major Sonata K. 379; Tchaikovsky: Three pieces, Op. 42; Arseniy Gusev: Four Inventions for Solo Violin; Stravinsky: Divertimento from the Ballet "The Fairy's Kiss" (arr. by Stravinsky and Samuel Duchin)

MAO concerts are open to Oakmont residents and their guests

Berger Auditorium
6633 Oakmont Drive
Santa Rosa, California 95409


www.musicatoakmont.org

 
Saturday, December 10, 2022
3:00 PM
Composer Antonin Dvorák
SYMPHONY
College of Marin
COM Symphony Orchestra. Jim Stopher, conductor

Offenbach: excerpts from the "Tales of Hofmann"; Dvorák: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88

Free admission and parking. Proof of COVID vaccination required

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

415 485-9460

commusicdept@marin.edu

 
Sunday, December 11, 2022
7:30 PM
Conductor Anthony Marvelli
OTHER
Sonoma State University Department of Music
Sonoma State University. Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Andy Collinsworth, conductor American River College Wind Ensemble, Anthony Marvelli, conductor

Coleridge Taylor: Christmas Overture; Tyler S. Grant: Sweet Dreams; Tchaikovsky: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy; Danny Elfman: Nightmare Before Christmas ; Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; Steven J. Peter: To Dream with Open Eyes; Oscar Navarro: Downey Overture; Bach (arr. Alfred Reed): My Jesus! Oh, What Anguish; Julian Work: Autumn Walk; Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy and Children’s March ; Sousa: The Dauntless Battalion;




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

707 664-2324

https://music.sonoma.edu/events/202

 
Monday, December 12, 2022
7:30 PM
Conductor Andy Collingsworth
OTHER
Sonoma State University Department of Music
Sonoma State University Concert Band, Andy Collinsworth- conductor. Noma Winds, Kim Mieder, conductor. SSU Trombone Choir, David Ridge, director.

Noma Winds; Carol Brittin Chambers: Night Fury; David Bobrowitz: The Iron Pagoda; Kevin Day: Rocketship!; St. Saëns: Adagio From Symphony No. 3 (arr. Ken Morely); Wagner: Elsa'sProcession to the Cathedral (arr. Jack Gale); Robert Wells and Mel Torme: The Christmas Song (arr. Robert Elkjer); William Latham: Brighton Beach; Pierre La Plante: Suite of English Country Dances; S’isch Abe n-e Mönsch uf Ärde (arr. Thomas Rüedi); Cait Nishimura: The Nature of Trees; Jan van Der Roost: Balkanya; Barrie Gott: The Pine Rivers March

Green Music Center
Sonoma State University, 1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, California 94928

707 664-2324

https://music.sonoma.edu/events/202

 
Saturday, December 17, 2022
8:00 PM
Composer J. S. Bach
CHORAL AND VOCAL
Sonoma Bach
Bob Worth, conductor. Sonoma Bach Choir

Christmas with Bach. Bach: Second Cantata Cycle (perhaps 7)

Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, SSU
1801 E. Cotati Ave.
Rohnert Park, California 94928

707 347-9491

www.sonomabach.org

 
Saturday, December 17, 2022
7:30 PM
Conductor Paul Smith
CHORAL AND VOCAL
College of Marin
Marin Oratorio, Paul Smith, conductor. Soloists: Sibel Demirmen, Christa Durand, Karen Clark, Michael Orlinsky and Martin Bell

Vivaldi: Gloria; St. Saëns: Christmas Oratorio, Op. 12

$20 general, $15 senior. Reservations recommended

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

415 485-9460

commusicdept@marin.edu

 
Sunday, December 18, 2022
3:00 PM
Conductor Bob Worth
CHORAL AND VOCAL
Sonoma Bach
Bob Worth, conductor. Sonoma Bach Choir

Christmas with Bach. Seven Bach Cantatas

Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, SSU
1801 E. Cotati Ave.
Rohnert Park, California 94928

707 347-9491

www.sonomabach.org

 
Sunday, December 18, 2022
3:00 PM
Soprano Sibel Demirmen
CHORAL AND VOCAL
College of Marin
Marin Oratorio. Paul Smith, conductor. Singers: Sibel Demirmen, Christa Durand, Karen Clark, Michael Orlinsky and Martin Bell

Vivaldi: Gloria; St. Saëns: Christmas Oratorio, Op. 12

$20 adult; $15 seniors

Reservations recommended

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

415 485-9460

commusicdept@marin.edu

 
Thursday, December 1, 2022
8:00 PM
Composer Oliver Tarney
CHORAL AND VOCAL
Cantiamo Sonoma
Cantiamo Sonoma. Carol Menke, director

Candlelight Christmas. A Cappella music of Sweelinck, Britten, Tavener, Pärt, Gjeilo, Oliver Tarney, Peter Bloesch, Andrej Makor and Kim André Arnesen

Tickets: 707 892-0717

St. Seraphim Church
90 Mountain View Avenue
Santa Rosa, California 95407

707-542-0452

www.cantiamosonoma.org

 
Friday, December 2, 2022
7:30 PM
Miro String Quartet
CHAMBER
Santa Rosa Junior College Chamber Concerts
Miro String Quartet

Program TBA

Newman Auditorium - Santa Rosa Junior College
Elliott Avenue (Emeritus Hall) North End Of Campus
Santa Rosa, California 95401


www.santarosa.edu/srjc-chamberconce

 
Friday, December 2, 2022
8:00 PM
Composer Kim André Arnesen
CHORAL AND VOCAL
Cantiamo Sonoma
Cantiamo Sonoma. Carol Menke, director

Candlelight Christmas. Music of Sweelinck, Britten, Tavener, Pärt, Gjeilo, Oliver Tarney, Peter Bloesch, Andrej Makor and Kim André Arnesen

A Cappella. Tickets at 707 892-0717

St. Seraphim of Sarov Church
90 Mountain View Avenue
Santa Rosa, California 95407

707-542-0452

www.cantiamosonoma.org

 
Saturday, December 3, 2022
7:30 PM
Violist Elizabeth Prior
SYMPHONY
Santa Rosa Symphony
Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor. Elizabeth Prior, viola; Kelly Nassief, soprano; Abigale Nims, mezzo-soprano; Christopher Pfund, tenor; Michael Dean, bass. SSU Symphonic Chorus, Jenny Bent, director

Vaughan Williams: Flors Campi - Suite for Viola, Orchestra and chorus; Jessie Montgomery: Sour Force; Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor

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

(707) 546-8742

www.srsymphony.org

 
Sunday, December 4, 2022
3:00 PM
Elizabeth Prior Playing Dec. 4 in Weill Hall (P. Salyer Photo)
SYMPHONY
Santa Rosa Symphony
Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor. Elizabeth Prior, viola; Christopher Pfund, tenor; Abigail Nims, mezzo-soprano; Katherine Whyte, soprano; Michael Dean, bass. SSU Symphonic Chorus, Jenny Bent, director

Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi - Suite for Viola, Orchestra and Chorus; Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D; Jessie Montgomery: Soul Force

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

(707) 546-8742

www.srsymphony.org

 
Sunday, December 4, 2022
5:00 PM
Organist Jun Kim
CHORAL AND VOCAL
Church of the Incarnation
Jun Kim, organ

Evensong. Voluntaries: Jongen: Choral, Op. 37, No. 4; Widor: Toccata. Bach: prelude and Fugue in A Minor (BWV 543) and G Major (BWV 541). Orgelbüchlein: Wenn Wir In Höchsten Nöthen Sein (BWV 641), Der Tag, Der Ist So Freudenreich (BWV 615), In Der Is Freude (BWV 605)

Good Will Offering Requested

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

707 579-2604

www.incarnationsantarosa.org/music/

 
Sunday, December 4, 2022
4:00 PM
RECITAL
Redwood Empire AGO
Jun Kim, organ

Evensong. Voluntaries - Widor: Toccata; Jongen: Choral, Op. 37, No. 4. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A Minor (BWV 543) and G Major ((BWV 541). Orgelbüchlein: Wenn Wir In Höchsten Nöthen Sein (BWV 641), Der Tag Der Ist So Fredenreich (BWV 615), In Der Is Freude (BWV 605)

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

707 824-5611

 
Monday, December 5, 2022
7:30 PM
Tenor Christopher Pfund
SYMPHONY
Santa Rosa Symphony
Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor. Michael Dean, bass; Elizabeth Prior, viola; Abigail Nims, mezzo soprano; Kelly Nassief, soprano; Christopher, Pfund, tenor. SSU Symphonic Chorus, Jenny Bent, director

Jessie Montgomery: Soul Force; Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi - Suite for Viola, Orchestra and Chorus; Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D

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

(707) 546-8742

www.srsymphony.org