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All Strings Attached
May
11
8:00 PM20:00

All Strings Attached

Symphonic in scale and conductorless, Music at the Mission will shake the roof off Old Mission San Jose as the MAM Chamber Players take on this daring program of large scale chamber works. Dvoraks orchestral, Serenade for Strings in E Major, Mendelssohns masterpiece Octet in E-flat, Adams propulsive Shaking and Trembling from Shaker Loops, and Golijovs homage to the great tango composer Astor Piazzolla, Last Round (borrowed from the short story about boxing by Julio Cortázar) will knock you out!

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Transcendence and Transfiguration
May
5
7:30 PM19:30

Transcendence and Transfiguration

Conductor John Farris leads the Fremont Symphony in works of staggering, transcendent beauty. Experience Ravel’s sublime Pavane for a Dead Princess and Barber’s heart-wrenching Adagio for Strings. Be among the first to hear “Gayatri Transfigured” a world-premiere composed by FSO’s principal cellist Dan Reiter that is based on an ancient Indian Raga.

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The Power of Seven
Apr
7
7:30 PM19:30

The Power of Seven

Throughout history, the number seven has been associated with mystery, perfection and alchemy. Discover the power of seven through these rarely-performed gems, each composed for a different combination of seven instruments. Saint Saëns’ delightful Septet in E-Flat Major opens the concert with strings, piano and trumpet. It is followed by Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro, which was written to showcase the expressive range and elegant finesse of the harp. The concert closes with the lively Beethoven Septet in E-Flat, which the composer eventually resented for its extraordinary popularity.

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The Mighty Danube
Mar
22
8:00 PM20:00

The Mighty Danube

Masterful, romantic and passionate, the music of Hungary and Austria echoes the historic river that links these distinctive cultures along its far-flung banks. While the countries differ greatly in language and conventions, they share common artistic roots. Mighty Danube has it all from Haydns melodic confection and Dopplers exquisite pastoral to the fearless intimacy and intensity of Smetana, Liszts thunderous gallop, and Dohnanyis lush, sorrowing emotion. It is poetry and storytelling at its finest! The Mighty Danube has it all.

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Cupid's Arrow
Feb
10
7:30 PM19:30

Cupid's Arrow

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Come celebrate the many faces of love. Conductor Jason Klein leads your Fremont Symphony Orchestra in an evening of romance, flirtation, marriage, and unrequited love. Pianist Hélène Wickett performs Mozart’s twenty-first piano concerto, a tour-de-force that was later used in the soundtrack to the movie “Elvira Madigan.”

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Salon Series - The Ledge Trio
Jan
14
2:30 PM14:30

Salon Series - The Ledge Trio

The Music at the Mission afternoon Salon Series continues the classical tradition of musical gatherings at private homes with an array of wines and delicious hors d'oeuvres. The spectacular setting for this concert at the exquisite Barrie Residence features an extensive art collection, beautiful gardens and fantastic views. 

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