Songs of Destiny
Experience the power that only live music can provide, as 200 musicians and choristers perform masterpieces by Brahms and Elgar.
Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium
Excitement Builds for Midori’s Performance And Residency Week
Marin Symphony and Youth Orchestras and conductor Alasdair Neale welcome international violin phenomenon Midori for two concerts capping off a week’s residency focusing on community and school programs in January. As the sole recipients of Midori’s prestigious Orchestra Residency Program award this year, Marin Symphony and Youth Orchestra will host the violinist in a variety of venues and programs designed to enhance music education in the schools and community. She will then perform Britten’s Violin Concerto with the Symphony on a program that also includes Bay Area composer Mason Bates’ Devil’s Radio and Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra at 8 pm Friday and Saturday, January 27 and 28, at the Marin Center Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium in San Rafael. Pre-concert talks begin at 6:30 pm and are free for all ticket holders. All concert attendees are also invited to the post-concert gathering at Gaspare’s Pizzeria in San Rafael, minutes away from the concert hall. Tickets for the concerts are $15-$80 and may be purchased at tickets.marincenter.org or by calling 415-473-6800.
A Mozart Extravaganza!
The Marin Symphony and the Lark Theater are thrilled to present a sensational night of music and theatre. On Tuesday evening, Feb 7, the Lark Theater will host Music Director Alasdair Neale and members of the Marin Symphony. Mozart scholar, Marin Symphony Board President (and violist) Steve Machtinger will give a brief and entertaining presentation illustrating some of the connections between Mozart’s music — performed live on stage by Marin Symphony musicians — and his philosophies of life.
The evening concludes with an exclusive screening of the live broadcast of English National Theater’s production of Amadeus.
Special rates for the February 7 performance apply for Marin Symphony subscribers and Lark Theatre members. Get your tickets today!