January 12, 2022
FEATHERED FRIENDS, BIRD CALLS WELCOME AT CALIFORNIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S NATURE-INSPIRED SHOWS, ITS FIRST OF 2022
California Symphony, led by Music Director Donato Cabrera, presents TAKE FLIGHT in its first concerts of 2022. Following fall 2021 performances of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, which featured a chirpy chorus of spring birds, works that evoke birds and the beauty of the great outdoors anchor TAKE FLIGHT.
October 12, 2021
California Symphony Continues Season with FOUR SEASONS Featuring Bay Area Virtuoso Alexi Kenney
Following a critically acclaimed season opener, California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera present a line-up of illustrious works in FOUR SEASONS, an all-strings concert at the Lesher Center for the Arts (1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek) on Saturday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 7 at 4:00 p.m.
August 5, 2021
California Symphony Returns to Live Performances for 2021/22 Season
California Symphony returns to live performances for 2021/22 season, which includes two world premieres by former and current Young American Composers-in-Residence Katherine Balch and Viet Cuong, and more.
April 15, 2021
California Symphony Announces POETRY IN MOTION Season Finale in Three Episodes
California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera today announce details of POETRY IN MOTION, a three-part series premiering over consecutive Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. PST on May 8, 15, and 22. Filmed at Bay Area landmark Oakland Scottish Rite Center, each 20- to 45-minute episode features music for string orchestra that uses poetry as a source of inspiration.
October 15, 2020
California Symphony Rings in Holiday Season
Two free virtual concerts remain in the Second Saturdays @ California Symphony series with It’s a Cello-bration! and Season in Song.
September 16, 2020
California Symphony Premieres Virtuoso Vibrations Saturday, October 10 at 7 P.M.
Free virtual concert features violinist Robyn Bollinger and the California Symphony Wind Quintet
September 8, 2020
California Symphony, Classical KUSC and KDFC Radio Join Forces to Present New Series, Reaching Listeners Across California
Programs span centuries with a special focus on commissions from the Symphony’s pioneering Young American Composer Residency.
August 19, 2020
California Symphony and Music Director Donato Cabrera Announce Details of Fall 2020 Virtual Concerts
Programmed works span centuries with a special focus on American, living, and minority composers.
July 22, 2020
California Symphony Announces Updated Fall 2020 Programming
New series features four free virtual concerts and conversations with Music Director Donato Cabrera
June 25, 2020
California Symphony Goes Online with Fresh Look—The Symphony Exposed
California Symphony continues to innovate with virtual adult education classes to make classical music more accessible