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Struggle of the Genius

Sunday, March 11th at 4:00 pm

Saint Matthew/San Mateo Episcopal Church

While many musicians face roadblocks on their way to fame and fortune, Ravel and Shostakovich faced extraordinary hardships on their journeys. Both composers’ works featured on this program are the result of hard work and perseverance stemming from the rejection and opposition that they encountered throughout their lives.

Ravel: String Quartet in F Major
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet Op. 57 in G Minor

Brittany Boulding and Joy Rhee- violins
Sue Jane Bryant- viola
Brian Wharton- cello
Tanya Stambuk- piano

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The Planets

Sunday, April 29 at 2:30 pm

Auburn Performing Arts Center

Close the season with a multimedia extravaganza for the whole family!

Anthony Spain returns to the podium to conduct Holst’s The Planets, with a special visual accompaniment choreographed by Adrian Wyard using NASA images of each planet.

This multimedia experience includes discussions from both Spain and Wyard on Holst’s music and the planets themselves, and is rounded out by The Grand Canyon Suite.