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Jan 2011

Next Concert of Saratoga Symphony


As many people may know, our own Janet Morrison plays the oboe in the Saratoga Symphony. Their next concert is Sunday, January 16, at 3 pm in Saratoga.

This program is all Russian music from the Romantic Music period and includes a piano concerto with soloist Clara Yang. You will enjoy this music with its rich melodies and interesting rhythmic patterns! Conductor Dr. Jason Klein always talks to the audience about each piece before we perform it.

Details are below:

SARATOGA SYMPHONY CONCERT INFORMATION


WHEN: Sunday, January 16, at 3 pm

WHAT:
Classical music orchestra
Russian Music from the Romantic Music Period
Piano Concerto soloist is Clara Yang, website
Free with donations appreciated

WHERE:
Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church
13601 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga CA
Free Parking
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CONCERT PROGRAM

Music Director: Dr. Jason Klein
Concert Theme = In Old Russia


In the Steppes of Central Asia (1880)
Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)

Piano Concerto in f-minor, Op. 2 (1881)
Anton Arensky (1861- 1906)

Allegro maestoso
Andante con moto
Scherzo-Finale: Allegro molto
Clara Yang, Solo Piano

antaisie, Op. 53, "From Dark into Light (1894)
Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936)

Cortège, from Finnish Sketches, Op. 89 (1912)
Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936)

Stenka Razin, Op. 13 (1885)
Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936)


ABOUT THE SARATOGA SYMPHONY

The group is composed of 45 dedicated local performers, who have a variety of professional backgrounds. They participate in the orchestra for the love of music and educational benefits for the community. The orchestra members especially appreciate the musical experiences with their conductor, Dr. Jason Klein.

Stanford graduate Dr. Jason Klein is an active and innovative music director, conductor, and teacher. Currently, he teaches music at Mt. Diablo Unified School District and is conductor for various orchestras and music festivals. He is known for his imaginative concert programs with unusual choices of pieces. His entertaining introductions to the concert music add both historical and human dimensions to his concerts that delight both novice and experienced audience members.

www.saratogasymphony.com
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