California symphonic concerts in May

For those who enjoy a good browse, this is an entertaining list provided by the Association of California Symphony Orchestras. See what orchestras around the state are up to this month.

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

Sunday, May 6, at 5 PM
Berkeley Symphony
Joana Carneiro, music director
René Mandel, violin
Deanna Badizadegan, viola
Peter Wyrick, cello
Britt Day, piano
Bohuslav Martinu: Duo No. 1 for Violin and Cello, H.157
Rebecca Clarke: Sonata for Viola and Piano
Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25
Piedmont Center for the Arts, 801 Magnolia Ave., Piedmont
(510) 841-2800

Friday, May 18, at 8 PM
Oakland Symphony
Michael Morgan, conductor
Liana Bérubé, violin
Bernstein: Serenade after Plato’s “Symposium” for Violin & Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 ‘Pathétique’ in B minor, Op 74
Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland
(510) 444-0801

Sunday, May 20, at 4 PM
Community Women’s Orchestra
Dana Sadava, conductor
Joan Tower: Made in America
Aaron Copland: music from Our Town
Dvorak: New World Symphony
Lake Merritt United Methodist Church, 1330 Lakeshore Ave., Oakland
(510) 463-031

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