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Santa Rosa Symphony

Conductor Franceso Lecce-Chong
Director/Leader: Francesco Lecce-Chong
Phone: (707) 546-8742
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Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, California  94928
The musical arts are alive and well in Santa Rosa. Few cities in America of comparable size support a regional symphony so vital, dynamic, and innovative. As the Santa Rosa Symphony gains a national reputation for stellar sound, bold excellence and community engagement, Sonoma County forges an identity as a place in love with classical music.

The 80 + musicians in the orchestra are professional members of the American Federation of Musicians, Local No. 6. Many play with other symphony orchestras, including Marin, Berkeley, Monterey, Modesto, Napa and the San Francisco Opera and Ballet.
 Recent Reviews
by Terry McNeill
Sunday, April 25, 2021
In a curious mixture of compositions, the Santa Rosa Symphony’s penultimate virtual concert of the season April 25 unfolded in ways both highly satisfying and a bit perplexing.

Directed by resident Music Director Francesco Lecce-Chong, the event followed a familiar format – several contempo...
by Steve Osborn
Sunday, March 28, 2021
The Santa Rosa Symphony took a cautious step toward the return of live music in their March 28 virtual concert by sharing the stage with an actual live soloist rather than an apparition. Star cellist Zuill Bailey was still masked, and his back was toward the equally masked and plexiglassed orchestra...

Archived Reviews

Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor
Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor. Meredith Brown and Alex Camphouse, horn; Laura Reynolds and Jesse
Adelle-Akiko Meyers, cello soloist
Jay Zhong and Michelle Maruyama, violin soloists
Norma and Corrick Brown. Santa Rosa Symphony Donors, Administrators, Board Members, Brown Family Me
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Alexander Toradze, piano
Andrew Grams, conductor. Stewart Goodyear, piano
Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor. Joyce Yang, piano
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Vadim Gluzman, violin
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Joseph Edelberg, violin; Elizabeth Prior, viola; Adelle-Akiko Kearns, c
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Alessio Bax, piano
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Marie-Pierre Langlamet, harp
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Christopher Bengochea, tenor; Jenni Samuelson, soprano; Philip Skinner,
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Orion Weiss, piano
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Jean Ferrandis, flute
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Gabriela Martinez, piano
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor.. Zuill Bailey, cello; Bonnie Brooks, mezzo-soprano
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Mei-Ann Chen. conductor. Caroline Goulding, violin
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Pedja Muzijevic, piano
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano.
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano. Women's Chorus of the SRS Honor Choir,
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Olga Kern, piano
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. JP Jofre, bandoneón
Michael Christie, conductor. Mark O'Connor, violin
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Jon Kimura Parker, piano
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Santa Rosa Symphony Youth Orchestra. Paul Silverthorne, viola
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Philippe Bianconi, piano
Enrique Arturo Diemecke, conductor. Wu Man, pipa
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Santa Rosa Symphony Honor Choir. Jenni Samuleson, soprano: Christine Bra
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Maya Beiser, cello
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor. Tedi Papavrami, violin
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor; Olga Kern, piano
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor; Zuill Bailey, cello
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor; Roy Zajac, clarinet
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Santa Rosa Symphony Honor Choir
Cyndia Sieden, soprano
Valentina Lisitsa, piano
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Dmitri Berlinsky, violin
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Ute Lemper, vocalist
Hudson Shad, male vocal quartet
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Berenika, piano
JoAnn Falletta, guest conductor
Michael Ludwig, violin
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Santa Rosa Symphony Honor Choir
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Guest soloist, Julie Albers, cello
Bruno Ferrandis conductor; Jeffrey Kahane, piano soloist, playing "Rach 3"
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Cecile Licad, piano
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Gary Hoffman, cello
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, guest artist, piano
David Lockington, Guest Conductor; Carol Wincenc, Flute Soloist
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor; Kymry Esainko, piano soloist. SRS Honor Choir with vocal soloists Jenni
Santa Rosa Symphony, Sonoma County Bach Choir, conducted by Robert Worth. Soloists Carol Menke, Jenn
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Gilles Apap, violin
Bruno Ferrandis, conducting
Christopher O'Riley, piano
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano
Bruno Ferrandis, conducting
Joseph Edelberg, violin

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-- Events --

Sunday, May 16, 2021
3:00 PM - Rohnert Park
Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor. Elizabeth Dorman, piano
Haydn: Symphony No. 45 in F-Sharp Minor ("Farewell"); Paul Dooley: Sonoma Strong; Zwilich: Peanuts Gallery for Piano and Orchestra; Michael Daugherty: Asclepius (Fanfare for Brass and Percussion); Ros...

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