Next concert, February 23:“Colorful Characters” will feature the William Tell Overture by Rossini (which includes the theme from The Lone Ranger), the Billy the Kid Suite by Copland, and music by Britten, Haydn, and Liszt. Winners of the LAS Competition for Young Musicians will perform as cello and piano soloists.
Entire season, 2018–2019: Explore the season, which will include overtures by Bernstein and Rossini, visits by cellist Evan Kahn and pianist Gwendolyn Mok, symphonies of Brahms, Dvořák, and Schumann, and much more! See part of the 2018–2019 season brochure(5.7MB pdf).Tickets are available.
Competition for Young Musicians winners:
Congratulations to Alexander Canicosa-Miles (at right), a freshman home school student from Alameda, and Daniel Mah (at left), a junior at Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton. They are the winners of the 2018–2019 Competition for Young Musicians and will perform with the Symphony at the February 23 concert.
Recent concerts: “Joy, Pathos, and Passion” began our formal concert season on December 1, 2018; read the concert program booklet, including program notes (896K pdf). Also on December 1, LAS performed at a family concert presented by the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center. “POPS: Bernstein on Broadway!” was the theme of the fundraiser Pops concert produced by the Symphony Guild on October 26. LAS accompanied B.J. Thomas at the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center’s Brilliance at the Bankhead gala on September 8.
Orchestra members: See details on the rehearsals page. Next rehearsal is January 8, 2019. (For some restricted info which was updated 12/4/18, click here.)