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Competition winner Davidson
Competition winner Lee
Competition winner Zhu

February 24, 2018
Wild Water and Wonder

Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
Prelude talk from 7–7:30 p.m.
Concert begins at 8 p.m.

Bankhead Theater, 2400 First Street, Livermore, California

Britten: Four Sea Interludes, from Peter Grimes

Respighi: Fountains of Rome

plus solos by winners of the
2017–2018 Competition for Young Musicians:

Mozart: Flute Concerto in G Major (1st movement)
David Davisson, soloist

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 (1st movement)
Sean Lee, soloist

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 (1st movement)
Joey Zhu, soloist

Roman fountain Evocative and cinematic music transports us from sunrise on the open ocean, through the stillness of moonlight reflected on the water, to a violent storm at sea. English composer Benjamin Britten takes us on this extraordinary journey with his Four Sea Interludes, from his opera Peter Grimes. Italian composer Ottorino Respighi inspires us with his glorious visions of wonder as he vividly describes the fountains of Rome. Come with us on this wet and wonderful ride, featuring the talented winners of our young musicians competition.

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