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SF Chamber Orchestra: Free New Years Concerts
Date Monday December 31
Time 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley
Event Type Concert/Show
Organizer/Author
THE SAN FRANCISCO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES PRODIGIES
A NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION

Music Director, Benjamin Simon

Program I: Prodigies, a New Year’s Celebration devoted to Mozart and Mendelssohn, two of the greatest child prodigies the classical world has ever known. As the New Year rolls in, this concert celebrates the eternal youth of these two young geniuses.

Benjamin Simon, Conductor
Robin Sharp, violin
Benjamin Simon, viola
Alicia Telford, French horn

Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 2 in E-flat Major, K. 417
Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 9 in C Major
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E-flat Major, K. 364

WHEN & WHERE
Sunday, December 30, 2007 at 3pm
Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco

New Year’s Eve – Monday, December 31, 2007 at 8pm
First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley

New Year’s Day – Tuesday, January 1, 2008 at 3pm
St. Mark's Church, 600 Colorado Avenue, Palo Alto

A pre-concert talk precedes each concert 30 minutes prior to the performance.

TICKETS
All Concerts are FREE of charge

SAN FRANCISCO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
The mission of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra is to bring the immediacy and intimacy of music for small orchestra and chamber ensemble to audiences of all age with first-class, admission-free programs in major concert halls around the Bay Area. Through presenting classical, contemporary, and commissioned works, Family Concerts, and outreach programs, the SFCO hopes to educate and enlighten the next generation of music lovers.

Founded in April 1953, the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra has been led by Benjamin Simon since 2002. Infusing the organization with a renewed energy and commitment to excellence, the SFCO has regained its place among the top local ensembles.

For further information, visit http://www.sfchamberorchestra.org.

Added to the calendar on Monday Nov 26th, 2007 9:40 AM
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