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| Love, romance and passion are in the air with a program led by Guest Conductor, Dawn Harms to celebrate the arrival of Valentine’s Day. Includes familiar and romantic works: Siegfried’s Idyll
, which Wagner composed for his wife on the birth of their son; Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise
arranged for solo violin, Santori’s “Con te Partiro” (Time to Say Goodbye), and special arrangements of Strauss’ Rosenkavalier Trio, the Habanera from Bizet’s Carmen
, Flower Song from Delibes’ Lakmé
and more! Featuring singers from the esteemed male vocal ensemble, Chanticleer.
Intoxicating rhythms from South of the Border and Spain—sensuous and sizzling tangos by Gardel and Piazzola, popular favorites like Estrellita
and Tico Tico
, works by Albeniz, Villa-Lobos, Granados and more, played with passion by our own String Quartet with Pianist, Ellen Wassermann. Plus a surprise finale.
Fremont Symphony Orchestra performs everyone’s favorite movie music! Classical music used in film
including works by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart and Prokofiev; music originally written for such films as Superman, Lawrence of Arabia, Frozen and Harry Potter; and popular songs featured in films as, “As Time Goes By,” “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “I Got Rhythm,” “Singin’ in the Rain” and more! With singers from Fremont’s own Starstruck Theatre.
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|Conductor Emeritus David Sloss returns to celebrate the City of Fremont’s 60th Anniversary with Mark Volkert’s, Fanfare for Fremont
(premiered in 2006). Two of our Young Artist Competition winners will astound you with their artistry! Walton’s Viola Concerto will be brought to life by 23-year-old Meredith Kufchak, First Place winner of our 2016 Young Artist Competition, while 7-year-old prodigy, Valery Breshears will play the first movement of Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3. The program will open with Glinka’s buoyant overture to Russlan and Ludmilla
, and will close with Dvorak’s Sixth Symphony.
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|We celebrate the season with the Golden Gate Brass Quintet, Organist Brent Peterson and Carole’s Carolers as they perform some unique Christmas arrangements of traditional and popular music: Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah
, selections from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker
and a sing-along of carols with such lighter fare as “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” and a jazzy version of “Jolly Old St. Nicholas.” Guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit!
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| The Virtuoso International Flute Ensemble (VIFE) and the new Fremont Youth Symphony Orchestra (FYSO) warmly invite you to attend a joint benefit concert to support the Fremont Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 3:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
2950 Washington Blvd., Fremont
No ticket required (admission by voluntary donation).