Season opener!! Do you LOVE Broadway? Fremont Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to present the most popular symphonic Broadway show in the world with three fantastic singers who have starred in some of the biggest musicals on Broadway.
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.
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.
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.”