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David Lockington, Music Director


Kirill Gerstein – 2010 Gilmore Award Winner
Picnic at the POPS featuring the music of Elton John
MSO Chorus celebrates their 10th Anniversary with Elijah
Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and more…

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                          CLASSICS SERIES                                                                                                                                               5 concerts at 8pm on Fridays & Saturdays
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                                        David Lock ington, M usic Direc tor
                                                                                                                                                                                        Subscription Package Prices $100-$375

                                                                                                                                       BRAHMS VIOLIN CONCERTO                        Mozart · Symphony No. 31 in D Major “Paris”*
                                                                                                                                       Fri, Jan 14 & Sat, Jan 15                     Vaughan Williams · Fantasia on a Theme
                                                                                                                                       Augustin Hadelich, violin                     by Thomas Tallis*
                                                                                                                                                                                     Brahms · Violin Concerto
                                                                                                                          HADELICH     “...certainly he [Hadelich] is not your standard-issue virtuoso. He has a tremendous technical fluency,
                                                                                                                                       but he reaches far beyond that, putting it in the service of articulate, even poetic communication.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        – Washington Post

                                                          Rossini · Overture to William Tell †
           ROSSINI & RACHMANINOFF                         Rachmaninoff · Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
                                                                                                                                       BEETHOVEN “EROICA”                       J. Strauss · On the Beautiful Blue Danube †
                                                                                                                                       Fri, Feb 11 & Sat, Feb 12                Gliere · Horn Concerto in B flat Major*
           Fri, Sep 24 & Sat, Sep 25                      Rimsky - Korsakov · Capriccio Espagnol
                                                                                                                                       Eric Ruske, horn                         Beethoven · Symphony No. 3 in E flat Major “Eroica”
           Kirill Gerstein, piano                         Copland · Appalachian Spring
           ”...pianist Kirill Gerstein to turn his tried-and-true piano recital into something startlingly                “Eric Ruske’s approach...enchants by virtue of its confidence, imagination and ebullient virtuosity.”
GERSTEIN                                                                                                                  RUSKE                                                                                      – Washington Post
           fresh… with valiant determination and great effect… [and he] set a high bar for creative programming.”
                                                                                                  – The New York Times

           DVOŘÁK & TCHAIKOVSKY                                    Brahms · Hungarian Dances 5 & 6                                     MENDELSSOHN ELIJAH                            Felix Mendelssohn · Elijah
           Fri, Nov 5 & Sat, Nov 6                                 (side by side with the MSYO)                                        Fri, May 20 & Sat, May 21                     Follow the breathtaking, tragic, and ultimately
           Julie Albers, cello                                     Dvořák · Cello Concerto in B minor                                  Janice Chandler Eteme, soprano                rapturous story of the prophet Elijah, and hear
           Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra (MSYO)                 Tchaikovsky · Symphony No. 4 in F minor                             Brandi Samuel, mezzo soprano                  some of the most moving music ever written!
           “Beautifully warm vibrato, accurate double stops, lyrical phrasing and gorgeous trills—this was a              MSO CHORUS   Ross Hauck, tenor                     * Denotes premieres for the Modesto Symphony Orchestra.
           performance rich in subtlety, capturing every romantic mood...” – Denver Post                                               Nathan Stark, baritone                † Denotes pieces played in our first concert in 1931.
                                                                                                                                       MSO Chorus - 10th Anniversary season!
                                                                                                                                       CSU Stanislaus Concert Chorale & Chamber Singers

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        POPS SERIES                                                                                                                                     Picnic at the Pops! plus 3 concerts at 8pm
                                                                                                                                                        on Fridays at the Gallo Center for the Arts
        Steven R eineke, Pr incipal Pops Conduc tor                                                                                                     Subscription Package Prices $132-$281

                                                                                                                   WICKED DIVAS                     Steven Reineke and the Modesto Symphony
                                                                                                                                                    Orchestra present a concert of diva showstoppers
                                                                                                                   Fri, Jun 3
PICNIC AT THE POPS!                                                                                                Jennifer Laura Thompson,
                                                                                                                                                    - music honoring the greatest female singers from
MICHAEL CAVANAUGH SINGS                                                                                            vocalist                         pop music, Broadway and opera. Selections include
THE MUSIC OF ELTON JOHN & MORE           Back by popular demand, Michael Cavanaugh                                 Julia Murney, vocalist           music from Carmen, Wicked, The Wizard of Oz,
Sat, Sept 11                             and his band returns with a full orchestra-rock                                                            Chicago and many more!
Michael Cavanaugh & his band             show bringing Elton John’s classic hits to life
E. & J. Gallo Winery Grounds             like never before plus rock hits from the 50s,
4:00 PM · Grounds Open                   60s and 70s!
7:30 PM · Concert Starts

HOLIDAY POPS!                                Always a big hit, our Holiday Pops concert
Fri, Dec 3 at 8pm & Sat, Dec 4 at 2pm        features all of your favorite Christmas classics,
Kristine Reese, vocalist                     carols and medleys led by Principal Pops
Billy Tighe, vocalist                        Conductor Steven Reineke and our own MSO
MSO Chorus - 10th Anniversary season!        Chorus. Join us for some Holiday Cheer!

                          Lights. Vegas. Action! Join Steven Reineke and the MSO for a
                          tribute to the Las Vegas strip, complete with visits from Sinatra,
Fri, Mar 25
                          Liberace and vintage showgirls! This jackpot evening includes                      SPECIAL CONCERT:
Guest Vocalists                                                                                                                                              Come celebrate the joy of the season with
                           pop hits like Luck Be a Lady, New York New York, Viva Las                         HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT
                                                                                                                                                             Associate Conductor Ming Luke and the
                          Vegas, Come Fly with Me and many more!                                             CONCERT                                         Modesto Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.
                                                                                                             Tue, Dec 21                                     This community favorite features traditional
                                                                                                             St. Stanislaus Catholic Church - 8:00 PM        holiday music in the beautiful setting of the St.
                                                                                                             Ming Luke, conductor                            Stanislaus Catholic Church with special guest
                                                                                                             MSO Chorus - 10th Anniversary season!           appearances from the Expressions Children’s
                                                                                                             Expressions Children’s Chorale                  Chorale and the Opus Handbell Ensemble.
                                                                                                             Opus Handbell Ensemble

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HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT CONCERT                                                                                                                                       Bank of the West                       E. & J. Gallo Winery                         Stanislaus Surgical Hospital
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