Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
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• Buy tickets | A magical feast for the senses with champagne, waltzes and elegant dinner buffet featuring Viennese delicacies (such as Wiener Schnitzel, Sachertorte and Apfelstrudel), auction, prizes and vacation packages including a romantic trip for two to Vienna, Austria.
• Past Event | A joint recital featuring the Fremont Symphony String Quartet in Gershwin’s An American in Paris and Debussy’s String Quartet along with French love songs by Fauré, Poulenc, Hahn and Massenet with soprano Carrie Hennessey and baritone Zachary Gordin and Oakland Symphony Assistant Conductor Bryan Nies providing piano accompaniment.
• Past event | The renowned Michael Morgan returns to Fremont, introducing three gifted young conductors leading the orchestra in Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture and Bizet’s Symphony in C, each written when the composer was 17, and the tender Adagietto from Mahler’s Symphony No. 5. Morgan himself will take the podium for Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with our own Young Artist Competition Laureate David Southorn as soloist.
• Past Event | A wonderfully varied concert of familiar and unfamiliar gems under the baton of Korean-American conductor Jung-Ho Pak: Poulenc’s dramatic Concerto for Organ, Timpani and Strings; Mozart’s Second Horn Concerto with soloist Meredith Brown, Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings, Chen Yi’s Romance of Hsaio and Ch’in and Takemitsu’s evocative Toward the Sea.
• Past Event | Van Cliburn Gold Medalist and internationally renowned artist, the inimitable Jon Nakamatsu brings elegance, clarity and electrifying power to an evening of solo piano works: Mozart’s Sonata in B-flat Major, Four Impromptus by Schubert, Schumann’s Papillons and Chopin’s Andante spianato et grande polonaise brillante.
• Past Event | Passionate symphonic forces are brought to bear on a wealth of romantic music, with Jason Klein on the podium: Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances, Wagner’s Prelude and Love Death from Tristan and Isolde and Puccini’s “Mario, Mario” from Tosca with soprano Marie Plette and tenor Alex Boyer; Fauré’s Pavane, selections from Bernstein’s West Side Story and Ravel’s sensuous Boléro.