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Monterey Symphony – Concert 1

Monterey Symphony – Concert 1

ALEX BERKO – Among Waves (Big Sur Commission)

FRANZ SCHUBERT – Symphony No. 9, D. 944 (“The Great”)

Max Bragado-Darman, conductor

The Monterey Symphony will open the 73rd season – Sound Waves – with Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 9, “The Great;” and a new work from composer Alex Berko, commissioned in collaboration with the Big Sur Land Trust, entitled Among Waves.

Berko, an exceptional student at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, spent a week in residence at the Glen Deven Ranch in Big Sur, drawing inspiration from the deep beauty of the landscape for inclusion in his new orchestral work. Glen Deven Ranch played a role in the first commission with the Big Sur Land Trust, resulting in Big Sur, the Night Sun by esteemed composer John Wineglass. Do not miss this opportunity to hear the premier of the Alex Berko’s Among Waves, the second work in this series, with Max Bragado-Darman and the Monterey Symphony!

Join us one hour prior to every performance for our pre-concert lectures presented by musicologist Dr. Todd Samra

Monterey Symphony – Concert 1

Monterey Symphony – Concert 1

ALEX BERKO – Among Waves (Big Sur Commission)

FRANZ SCHUBERT – Symphony No. 9, D. 944 (“The Great”)

Max Bragado-Darman, conductor

The Monterey Symphony will open the 73rd season – Sound Waves – with Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 9, “The Great;” and a new work from composer Alex Berko, commissioned in collaboration with the Big Sur Land Trust, entitled Among Waves.

Berko, an exceptional student at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, spent a week in residence at the Glen Deven Ranch in Big Sur, drawing inspiration from the deep beauty of the landscape for inclusion in his new orchestral work. Glen Deven Ranch played a role in the first commission with the Big Sur Land Trust, resulting in Big Sur, the Night Sun by esteemed composer John Wineglass. Do not miss this opportunity to hear the premier of the Alex Berko’s Among Waves, the second work in this series, with Max Bragado-Darman and the Monterey Symphony!

Join us one hour prior to every performance for our pre-concert lectures presented by musicologist Dr. Todd Samra

San Francisco Symphony – Music for Families: THE BOLD AND THE BRAVE

San Francisco Symphony – Music for Families: THE BOLD AND THE BRAVE

From the SFS website:

“What happens when composers think outside the box to create music with completely new and surprising sounds? The history of classical music is full of adventurous artists who did exactly that, from Haydn to Stravinsky to John Cage! This concert explores how these brave thinkers paved the way for future musical innovators, and even invites the audience to help the orchestra create a brand-new musical spectacle together!

Come early and collect stamps for your musical passport, enjoy lobby activities such as the instrument petting zoo, coloring stations, and our conductor photo station. Ticket holders receive free online materials to enhance musical discovery at home.”

San Francisco Symphony – Adventures in Music

San Francisco Symphony – Adventures in Music

Very excited to be joining the SFS for some education shows. Info below from their website.

Adventures in Music (AIM) is an interdisciplinary program that integrates live music performances and related music education experiences with everyday classroom lessons in language arts, social studies and other subjects. The most comprehensive music education program of its kind of any American symphony orchestra, AIM celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2017–18.

  • AIM includes in-school presentations by music ensembles, specially-designed classroom curriculum, classroom materials, and a visit to Davies Symphony Hall for a private concert by the San Francisco Symphony.
  • AIM provides San Francisco’s public elementary schoolchildren five consecutive years of music education free of cost to schools.
  • AIM is designed to support the implementation of national, state and local academic standards.

San Francisco Symphony – Adventures in Music

San Francisco Symphony – Adventures in Music

Very excited to be joining the SFS for some education shows. Info below from their website.

Adventures in Music (AIM) is an interdisciplinary program that integrates live music performances and related music education experiences with everyday classroom lessons in language arts, social studies and other subjects. The most comprehensive music education program of its kind of any American symphony orchestra, AIM celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2017–18.

  • AIM includes in-school presentations by music ensembles, specially-designed classroom curriculum, classroom materials, and a visit to Davies Symphony Hall for a private concert by the San Francisco Symphony.
  • AIM provides San Francisco’s public elementary schoolchildren five consecutive years of music education free of cost to schools.
  • AIM is designed to support the implementation of national, state and local academic standards.

San Francisco Symphony – Adventures in Music

San Francisco Symphony – Adventures in Music

Very excited to be joining the SFS for some education shows. Info below from their website.

Adventures in Music (AIM) is an interdisciplinary program that integrates live music performances and related music education experiences with everyday classroom lessons in language arts, social studies and other subjects. The most comprehensive music education program of its kind of any American symphony orchestra, AIM celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2017–18.

  • AIM includes in-school presentations by music ensembles, specially-designed classroom curriculum, classroom materials, and a visit to Davies Symphony Hall for a private concert by the San Francisco Symphony.
  • AIM provides San Francisco’s public elementary schoolchildren five consecutive years of music education free of cost to schools.
  • AIM is designed to support the implementation of national, state and local academic standards.

San Francisco Symphony – Adventures in Music

San Francisco Symphony – Adventures in Music

Very excited to be joining the SFS for some education shows. Info below from their website.

Adventures in Music (AIM) is an interdisciplinary program that integrates live music performances and related music education experiences with everyday classroom lessons in language arts, social studies and other subjects. The most comprehensive music education program of its kind of any American symphony orchestra, AIM celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2017–18.

  • AIM includes in-school presentations by music ensembles, specially-designed classroom curriculum, classroom materials, and a visit to Davies Symphony Hall for a private concert by the San Francisco Symphony.
  • AIM provides San Francisco’s public elementary schoolchildren five consecutive years of music education free of cost to schools.
  • AIM is designed to support the implementation of national, state and local academic standards.