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Prometheus Symphony Orchestra
2016-2017 Concert Series
Celebrating 52 Years of Music Making

See “Previous Concerts” for 2015-2016 Concert Information

*** Our New Venue ***

First Covenant Church of Oakland
4000 Redwood Road
At Highway 13 and Redwood Road (Map)

We are happy to offer free, Sunday afternoon concerts to further Prometheus’ primary mission of bringing classical music to members of our community, including those who may not otherwise be able to attend a live symphony concert. Families with children are always welcome and the facility is wheelchair accessible. There is no admission fee for our concerts but donations are gratefully accepted. 

First Covenant Church  of Oakland
4000 Redwood Road, Oakland ·
Map – Ample Parking

Our 2016-17 Season 

First Concert: Sunday: September 25, 2016 –
Carl Maria von Weber · Overture to Der Freischütz (mp3) 
Carl Maria von Weber  · Invitation to the Dance (mp3)
Ludwig van Beethoven · Symphony No. 6 in F, Op. 68 (Pastoral) 1st Mvt; 2nd Mvt; 3rd & 4th Mvts

Second Season Concert: Sunday, November 20, 2016
Hector Berlioz  · Grand Overture to “King Lear” (mp3)
Carl Neilsen · Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 (mp3) 
Jean Sibelius · Violin Concerto, Op. 47 – 1st Mvt; 2nd Mvt; 3rd Mvt
      Alexx Hinkle, violin

Third Season Concert: Sunday, January 29, 2017 – 
Bedřich Smetana · Overture and Dances from the Bartered Bride – Overture(mp3); Dances(mp3)
Charles Ives: ·“The Circus Band” March (mp3)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky· Violin Concerto1st Mvt; 2nd Mvt; 3rd Mvt
      Mai Matsumoto, violin, Khuner Concerto Competition Winner · 

Fourth Season Concert: Sunday, March 26, 2017
Igor Stravinsky · Symphony In Three Movements   Mvt-1    Mvt-2&3
Vasily Kalinnikov · The Cedar and the Palm (mp3)
Elizabeth Maconchy· Two Dances from “Puck Fair” (mp3)
This performance is part of Prometheus Symphony Orchestra’s new Women Composers series, which seeks to promote discovery of new favorites in classical music.

Fifth Season Concert: Sunday, May 21, 2017 –  Concert Flyer (PDF Download)
Giuseppi Verdi · Overture to “La Forza del Destino” 
Johann Sebastian Bach · Recercar a 6 from “A Musical Offering”
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky · Symphony No. 4, Op. 46

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