February 23, 2023
CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES 2023-24 SEASON
FIIVE CONCERT SERIES SEPTEMBER 30, 2023 – MAY 5, 2024
CELEBRATES TRAILBLAZING COMPOSERS AND ARTISTS WITH TWO WORLD PREMIERES, A 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF GERSHWIN’S RHAPSODY IN BLUE, PLUS WORKS BY THREE CALIFORNIA COMPOSERS.
Subscriptions available now. Single tickets go on sale in July.
February 16, 2023
CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES NEW YOUNG AMERICAN COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE SAAD HADDAD
SELECTED THROUGH A RIGOROUS BLIND SCREENING PROCESS,
WHICH ATTRACTED SUBMISSIONS FROM A RECORD NUMBER OF APPLICANTS
January 4, 2023
CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY PRESENTS CHOPIN IN PARIS
MUSIC DIRECTOR DONATO CABRERA INTRODUCES MUSIC BY JOSEPH BOLOGNE AND CÉSAR FRANCK. AUSTRIAN-ROMANIAN PIANIST MARIA RADUTU RETURNS TO PERFORM FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN
December 20, 2022
CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES FINAL COMMISSION BY YOUNG AMERICAN COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE VIET CUONG
PIANO CONCERTO WILL FEATURE ACCLAIMED PIANIST SARAH CAHILL IN 2022-23 SEASON FINALE CONCERT May 20–21, 2023 at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek
September 16, 2022
CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY PRESENTS ALL THINGS STRINGS
California Symphony presents All Things Strings, a program featuring the largest section and the melodic heart and soul of the orchestra, the strings section.
August 4, 2022
CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY OPENS ITS 10TH SEASON UNDER MUSIC DIRECTOR DONATO CABRERA WITH INTERSECTIONS
California Symphony opens its 2022-23 Season, celebrating its tenth season with Music Director Donato Cabrera at the helm with Intersections, a program of jubilant works, including cellist Inbal Segev performing a piece that was written for her, and a tribute to Ukraine, September 10–11, 2022 at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek.
May 26, 2022
INTERNATIONAL SENSATION GUNHILD CARLING OF POSTMODERN JUKEBOX SWINGS WITH CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY
The multi-talented multi-instrumentalist is set to perform as part of California Symphony’s Symphony Royale fundraiser on June 18.
April 5, 2022
CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES HISTORIC
TEN CONCERTS SEPTEMBER 10, 2022 – MAY 21, 2023
FEATURING A WORLD PREMIERE FROM CURRENT CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY YOUNG
AMERICAN COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE AND ALL-WOMEN LINE-UP OF GUEST ARTISTS
March 17, 2022
SYMPHONY ROYALE: GALA FACT SHEET
The Lesher Center’s only professional orchestra, the “thrilling” (San Francisco Chronicle) California Symphony led by Music Director Donato Cabrera, presents Symphony Royale, an unforgettable evening of vintage glamor, jazz, and swing-filled entertainment. All Symphony Royale proceeds directly support the musicians of the California Symphony and the children served through its education programs.
February 15, 2022
CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY PROVIDES AN ACCESSIBLE ENTRY POINT TO CLASSICAL MUSIC WITH INNOVATIVE ONLINE COURSE FRESH LOOK
Five-part introductory online lecture series with award-winning instructor Scott Foglesong aims to fill the hole left by waning public school arts education access and open up classical music enjoyment to a broader audience.