NEW CENTURY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Sun, May 17, 2020 3:00 pm
Music of the Spheres
Music Director Daniel Hope takes audiences on an exploration of time and space with selected works from his best-selling album Spheres. GRAMMY Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus return in a program that features the music of Prokofiev, Glass, Holst and more.
Daniel Hope, Music Director and Concertmaster
The San Francisco Girls Chorus, Guest Artist
Gabriel Prokofiev: Spheres
Johann Paul von Westhoff (Arr. Christian Badzura): Imitazione delle Campane
Philip Glass: Echorus
Michael Nyman: Trysting Fields
Karsten Gundermann: Faust
Arvo Pärt: Fratres
John Williams: Starkiller from Star Wars (Arr. for strings)
Gustav Holst: Mars and Jupiter from The Planets (Arr. for strings)
Gabriel Fauré (Arr. John Rutter): Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
Aleksey Igudesmann: Lento
Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man – A Mass for Peace: Benedictus
Featuring the San Francisco Girls Chorus
What to Expect
Brilliant, Live, Classical Music Reserved Table Seating options
CONCESSIONS Wine, beer, a selection of soft drinks along with coffee, tea and a variety of snacks and freshly baked goods available for purchase. Concessions may be enjoyed throughout the performance in the theater. No table service. No outside food/drink permitted at this event.
TIPS Purchase Tickets in advance for best pricing and seating. -The JCC’s gym and other activities are open at this time and parking may be limited. Please consider carpooling, and give yourself time for parking.
ABOUT NCCO The New Century Chamber Orchestra, founded in 1992, looks for fresh, exciting ways to present classical music in the San Francisco Bay Area by combining performances of extraordinary quality with innovative programming. One of only a handful of conductorless ensembles in the world, New Century is comprised of local musicians and those who travel from across the U.S. and Europe to perform in the Bay Area together.