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Northern California

Counties: Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Marin, Mendocino, Modoc, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Yolo, and Yuba

Alameda County

Saturday, September 9, at 6 PM
Livermore-Amador Symphony
Laura Webber, conductor  
Featuring the Indigo Girls
Live music from the East Bay Jazz High School All-Stars Band
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore
(925) 373-6800
www.livermoreamadorsymphony.org

Saturday, September 23, at 7:30 PM
Fremont Symphony
Mark Anderson and the Röntgen Piano Trio
Röntgen: Sonatine in E Piano Trio No. 6 in C Minor
Brahms: Intermezzi No. 1 and No. 3 Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major
First United Methodist Church, 2950 Washington Blvd., Fremont
(510) 371-4859
www.fremontsymphony.org

Contra Costa County

Sunday, September 24, at 4 PM
California Symphony
Donato Cabrera, conductor
Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Stookey: YTTE (Yield to Total Elation)
Mahler: Symphony No.4
Hofmann Theater, 1601 Civic Dr., Walnut Creek
(925) 943-7469
http://www.californiasymphony.org

Placer County

Saturday, September 9, at 7 PM
Auburn Symphony
Peter Jaffe, conductor
Smith/Key: The Star-Spangled Banner
Sibelius: Finlandia
Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever March
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Selections from Phantom of the Opera
John Williams: March of the Resistance from Star Wars: The Force Awakens; Princess Leia's Theme from Star Wars: A New Hope; Theme from Jurassic Park
Tchaikovsky: Finale from Symphony No. 4
Auburn School Park Preserve, 55 College Way, Auburn
(530) 823-6683
http://www.auburnsymphony.com/

San Francisco County

Thursday, September 14, at 8 PM
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Bernstein: Overture to Candide 
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme 
Ravel: Boléro
Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
(415) 864-6000
http://www.sfsymphony.org/

Friday, September 22, at 8 PM
Saturday, September 23, at 8 PM
Sunday, September 24, at 2 PM

San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor  
Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano
Ryan McKinny, bass-baritone
Carey Bell, clarine
San Francicso Symphony Chorus: Ragnar Bohlin, director
Bernstein: Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs; Chichester Psalms; Arias and Barcarolles; Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
(415) 864-6000
http://www.sfsymphony.org/

Thursday, September 28, at 8 PM 
Saturday, September 30, at 8 PM

San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor 
Jeremy Denk, piano
Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2 
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
(415) 864-6000
http://www.sfsymphony.org/

Santa Clara County

Sunday, September 17, at 3 PM
California Pops Orchestra
Kim Venaas, conductor
Tribute to the Big Bands
Flint Center at De Anza College, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino
(650) 856-8432
http://www.calpops.org

Saturday, September 30, at 7:30 PM
Mission Chamber Orchestra of San Jose
Emily Ray, conductor
Pip Clarke, violinist
Henry Mollicone: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Fritz Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro
F. J. Haydn: Symphony no. 104, "London"
Richard Arnell: Sonata for Chamber Orchestra
R. Vaughan Williams: Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra
Trianon Theatre, 72 N. 5th St., San Jose
(408) 236-3350
www.missionchamber.org

San Mateo County

Saturday, September 23, at 8 PM
Redwood Symphony
Maestro Eric K, conductor
Natalya Lundtvedt, piano
Bates: Anthology of Fantastic Zoology
Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No.5 ("Egyptian")
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition presented with supertitles
Canada College Main Theater, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd, Redwood City
(650) 366-6872
http://www.redwoodsymphony.org

Shasta/Butte Counties

Saturday, September 23, at 7:30 PM
North State Symphony
Scott Seaton, conductor
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Barber: School for Scandal Overture
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
Cascade Theatre, 1733 Market St., Redding
(530) 243-8877
http://www.northstatesymphony.org

Sunday, September 24, at 2 PM
North State Symphony
Scott Seaton, conductor
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Barber: School for Scandal Overture
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
Laxson Auditorium, 400 W 1st St., Chico
(530) 898-6333
http://www.northstatesymphony.org

Central California

Counties: Calaveras, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Mono, Monterey, San Benito, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Stanislaus, Tulare, and Tuolumne

Fresno County

Saturday, September 16, at 7:30 PM
Fresno Philharmonic
Stuart Chafetz, conductor
Music of John Williams
William Saroyan Theatre, 700 M St., Fresno
(559) 261-0600
www.fresnophil.org

Merced County

Friday, September 29, at 7:30 PM
Merced Symphony
Ming Luke, Music Director
Terrie Baune, piano
Beethoven: Prometheus Overture
Larsen: Dancing Man Rhapsody World Premiere (Commission)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony, No. 4
Merced Theatre, 301 W Main St., Merced
(209) 381-0500
www.mercedtheatre.org

San Joaquin County

Saturday, September 23, at 6 PM
Stockton Symphony
Peter Jaffe, conductor
Livia Sohn, violin
Joshua Roman, cello
Berlioz: Roman Carnival
Brahms: "Double Concerto" for Violin and Cello
Thea Musgrave: Rainbow
Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien
Atherton Auditorium, Delta College, 5151 Pacific Ave., Stockton
(209) 951-0196
www.stocktonsymphony.org

Stanislaus County

Saturday, September 9, at 7:30 PM
Modesto Symphony Orchestra
Brent Havens, conductor
Brody Dolyniuk, lead vocals
Picnic at the Pops: The Music of the Rolling Stones
E. & J. Gallo Winery Grounds, 600 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto
(209) 523-4156
www.modestosymphony.org

Tulare County

Saturday, September 9, at 8 PM
Sequoia Symphony Orchestra
Bruce Kiesling, conductor
Pops in the Park: Annual outdoor concert featuring Broadway music, film soundtracks and traditional Americana
Zumwalt Park, Tulare
(559) 732-8600
www.sequoiasymphonyorchestra.com

Southern California

Counties: Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Ventura

Los Angeles County

For the complete schedule of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, please visit www.laphil.com.

Tuesday, September 5, at 8 PM
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Ken-David Masur, conductor
Inon Barnatan, piano
Boulanger: D'un matin de printemps
Alan Fletcher: Piano Concerto (LA Phil commission)
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, "From the New World"
Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles
(323) 850-2000
www.hollywoodbowl.com

Thursday, September 7, at 8 PM
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Singin' in the Rain: Film with Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles
(323) 850-2000
www.hollywoodbowl.com

Saturday, September 9, at 7:30 PM
Pasadena Symphony and POPS
Michael Feinstein, conductor
Jessie Mueller, soloist
Jarred Spector, soloist
Universal Studios Favorites
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 N Baldwin Ave., Arcadia
(626) 531-1401
www.PasadenaSymphony-Pops.org

Thursday, September 14, at 8 PM
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Kristóf Baráti, violin
Mozart: Overture to Idomeneo
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5
Mozart: Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter"
Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles
(323) 850-2000
www.hollywoodbowl.com

Saturday, September 16, at 7 PM
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Richard Kaufman, conductor
Members of LA Opera Chorus
Amadeus live with VPAC!
Valley Performing Arts Center Great Hall
(818) 677-3000
http://www.laco.org

Wednesday, September 20, at 1 PM
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Acoustic Caffeine with LACO
Figueroa at Wilshire, 601 S Figueroa St., Los Angeles
(213) 622-7001
http://www.laco.org

Friday, September 22, at 8 PM
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Carlos Izcaray, conductor
Kevin Miura, violin
Cristina Mateo Saez, clarinet
Mozart: Overture from The Marriage of Figaro
Mendlessohn: Violin Concerto, Op. 64
Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D Major
Rossini: Introduction, Themes and Variations
Ginastera: Variaciones concertantes
S. Olive St, Los Angeles
(213) 622-7001
http://www.laco.org

Sunday, September 24, at 5 PM
American Youth Symphony
Carlos Izcaray, conductor
Aubree Oliverson, violin
Strauss: Don Juan
Bruch: Violin Concerto in G minor
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 12
UCLA's Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Ct., Los Angeles
https://aysymphony.org

Saturday, September 30, at 8 PM
Sunday, October 1, at 7 PM

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jaime Martín, conductor
Joshua Bell, violin
Mozart: Overture from The Abduction from the Seraglio
Bernstein: Serenade (after Plato's Symposium)
Brahms: Serenade No.1 in D major, Op. 11
9/30: 216 North Brand Blvd., Glendale
10/1: 340 Royce Dr., Westwood
(213) 622-7001
http://www.laco.org

Orange County

For the complete schedule of the Pacific Symphony, please visit www.pacificsymphony.org

Saturday, September 2, at 8 PM
Pacific Symphony
Hail to the Heroes
Five Points Amphitheatre
(714) 755-5799
www.pacificsymphony.org

Saturday, September 9, at 8 PM
Pacific Symphony
Carl St. Clair, conductor
2017 Van Cliburn Competition winner, piano
Tchaikovsky Spectacular: Second Piano Concerto; "1812 Overture"
Pacific Amphitheatre at the OC Fair & Event Center
(714) 755-5799
www.pacificsymphony.org

Saturday, September 17, at 4 PM
Symphony Irvine
Binh Vu, guest conductor
Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525 (with Santa Ana High students)
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93
Bill Medley Auditorium, Santa Ana High School, 419 W Walnut St, Santa Ana
http://www.symphonyirvine.org

San Diego County

Friday, September 1, at 7:30 PM
Saturday, September 2, at 7:30 PM
Sunday, September 3, at 7:30 PM

San Diego Symphony
Sameer Patel, conductor
Ray Ushikubo, piano
Members of Navy Band Southwest
Tchaikovsky 1812 Spectacular
Embarcadero Marina Park South, San Diego
www.sandiegosymphony.org

Outside of California

ACSO includes members from orchestras outside of California, as well as concerts performed outside California by touring members, including:

Arizona

Friday, September 22, at 7:30 PM
Sunday, September 24, at 2 PM

Tucson Symphony Orchestra
José Luis Gomez, conductor
Zhang Zuo, piano
Carreño: Margariteña
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2
Mahler: Symphony No. 1, "Titan"
Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ
(520) 882-8585
www.tucsonsymphony.org

Nevada

Saturday, September 9, at 7:30 PM
Las Vegas Philharmonic
Donato Cabrera, conductor
Mykola Suk, Piano
Strauss: R. Don Juan, TrV 156, Opus 20
Adams: Common Tones in Simple Time
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Opus 15
(702) 749-2000
http://www.lvphil.org