San Francisco Ballet Orchestra
Martin West, Music Director
This fifth annual free chamber music event will include movements from the Dvorak Piano Quintet, Gordon Jacob's Quartet for Oboe and Strings, the exotic Bachianas Brasileiras for Flute and Bassoon by Villa-Lobos, Schubert's monumental Octet and more surprises! We are pleased to announce that pianist Brenda Tom will be taking part in this performance.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 8pm
at Piedmont Piano Company
1728 San Pablo Ave. (at 18th), Oakland, CA
RSVP is a must for this FREE event. To reserve please call (510) 547-8188.
The San Francisco Ballet Orchestra has been recognized internationally as one of the top Ballet Orchestras in the world. Formed in 1976, they have recorded numerous CDs including works of Debussy, Delibes, Shostakovich Cello Concerto with Zuill Bailey, Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker including a complete DVD of Helgi Tomasson's production, and Weber's Clarinet Concerti with Alexander Filterstein in which the SF Chronicle's Joshua Kosman said, "The orchestral playing is vibrant and wonderfully detailed." The New York Times recently described the SF Ballet Orchestra's playing as "luscious…The San Francisco Ballet Orchestra is in excellent shape." Many of the musicians of the SF Ballet Orchestra are also avid chamber musicians who perform in such groups as New Century Chamber Orchestra, Earplay, the Sun Quartet, Stanford Woodwind Quintet, Eos Ensemble, and Bay Brass among others. sfballet.org