Santa Cruz Symphony Music Director, Daniel Stewart, announced at the March 25 & 26 “Fratres” concerts that Yuja Wang will be returning to Santa Cruz County for a surprise set of encore concerts on June 24 at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium and June 25 at the Henry J. Mello Center for the Performing Arts in Watsonville.
Maestro Daniel Stewart, music director of the Santa Cruz Symphony announces the upcoming 2017-18 Concert Season.
The Santa Cruz Symphony Board has generously agreed to match all donations made to the Symphony through midnight Tuesday, February 22, 2017. Here are my Top 10 Reasons to Donate to Our Symphony...
Yuja Wang, the Chinese-born piano virtuoso, turned 30 last Friday, but she’s already spent half of her life as one of classical music’s most celebrated young musicians.
- Get To Know Yuja Wang
- Ask the Maestro
- Dinner Date with the Symphony
- Fun Facts about Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2
- Fun Facts about Prokofiev's PIano Concerto No. 5
- A Fun-Filled Finale to Education Month
- Firebird Suite Finale at the 2017 Family Concert
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- The Carnival is Coming to Town!
- Your Chance to Win Tickets to See Yuja Wang!
- Instrument Petting Zoo
- Blake's Story
- Meet The Instruments
- Music In Schools video series - The Audience
Did you know that Saint-Saëns was adamant that the work not be published in his lifetime, seeing it as detracting from his "serious" composer image? Learn 10 interesting facts about the Carnival of the Animals.
Arts Council of Santa Cruz County reports that over 50% of arts education programs in the schools in Santa Cruz County are music programs. The top four providers of arts education are the schools, Arts Council, the Santa Cruz Symphony, and Tandy Beal & Co.
10. You'll get to hear the famous solo "Figaro, Figaro, Figaro, Fi-i-igaro-o-o-o!"
9. How many times have you actually had the opportunity ...
by Rae Lim (UCSC student)
Oh, the things we do for love! I am sure none of us have considered changing ourselves to win the heart of someone we like [insert sarcasm here...] In any case, the story of The Barber of Seville is ...
We had a chance to talk with our new concertmaster Nigel Armstrong about playing the violin, why he chose to play with the Santa Cruz Symphony and about his other interests. We hope you enjoy this interview.
If you were to walk up to someone on the street and ask them to sing an opera tune, they would very likely start off chanting “Figaro, Figaro, Figaro, Fi-i-i-igaro-o-o-o!” The repeated Figaros are one of the most familiar parts of operatic singing in popular culture.
Tickets on sale NOW for the Recital with Nigel Armstrong, Santa Cruz Symphony's new Concertmaster on Oct. 22, 2016 at Samper Recital Hall, Cabrillo College.
Single tickets now on sale! Purchase season tickets now for up to 15% off the price of single tickets. First concert is coming up on Oct. 1 & 2, 2016.
View the Santa Cruz Symphony's 2015-16 Annual Report.
Beethoven's 9th (Ode to Joy) Flash Mob - May 7, 2016. Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA. Santa Cruz Symphony with the Cabrillo Symphonic Chorus. Daniel Stewart, conducting. May 7 is the anniversary of the world premiere of Beethoven's 9th.
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