ASCENDENCE
Oct
12
7:30 PM19:30

ASCENDENCE

Our season begins with world renowned pianist Jon Nakamatsu performing Beethoven’s magisterial piano concerto no. 5, 'The Emperor'. Grammy award winning composer & DJ Mason Bates joins us for performances of his wildly popular showpiece for DJ and orchestra, 'Mothership'. Stravinsky’s enchanting score to his ballet the 'Firebird' luxuriates in dazzlingly romanticism.

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ASCENDENCE
Oct
13
2:00 PM14:00

ASCENDENCE

  • Mello Center for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our season begins with world renowned pianist Jon Nakamatsu performing Beethoven’s magisterial piano concerto no. 5, 'The Emperor'. Grammy award winning composer & DJ Mason Bates joins us for performances of his wildly popular showpiece for DJ and orchestra, 'Mothership'. Stravinsky’s enchanting score to his ballet the 'Firebird' luxuriates in dazzlingly romanticism.

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HORIZONS
Nov
2
7:30 PM19:30

HORIZONS

Dvorak’s explosive Symphony no. 7 is paired with Esa-Pekka Salonen’s mesmerizing Violin Concerto, performed by our internationally acclaimed concertmaster Nigel Armstrong.

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HORIZONS
Nov
3
2:00 PM14:00

HORIZONS

  • Mello Center for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dvorak’s explosive Symphony no. 7 is paired with Esa-Pekka Salonen’s mesmerizing Violin Concerto, performed by our internationally acclaimed concertmaster Nigel Armstrong.

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The Orchestra Sings - Family Concert
Mar
1
2:00 PM14:00

The Orchestra Sings - Family Concert

Melody is one of the universal elements of music. Composers and musicians create melodies, which can be sung or played on instruments. The orchestra sings when its musicians play melodies on their instruments. Through the Link Up repertoire, hands-on activities, and a culminating interactive performance with a professional orchestra, we will discover how the orchestra sings.

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You Make Music Happen!
Jun
2
2:00 PM14:00

You Make Music Happen!

  • Watsonville Civic Center Community Room (top floor) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for an afternoon of inspiration and education as we share the stories of how our community benefits from classical music and music education. At this one-hour event we will be raising your awareness and asking your support for our classical music events and free music education programs. Concertmaster Nigel Armstrong & Maestro Daniel Stewart will be performing a violin/viola duet.

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South County Classical Overture
Mar
23
2:00 PM14:00

South County Classical Overture

Bring a friend and join us for our next South County Classical Overture and learn more about the Symphony - our concerts, outreach and music education programs, including the Mueller Scholarship program and Link Up.

Music by a Mueller Scholarship recipient and light refreshments are included. We will be in the upstairs meeting room of the Watsonville Library. Please RSVP at office@santacruzsymphony.org or 831-462-0553 x10.

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