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Vallejo Symphony Concert III – Profound
Sunday, March 31 @ 3:00 PM| $35 – $65
Doors open 1PM | Pre-concert talk 2PM | Symphony at 3PM
Orchestra $55 | Loge $65 | Lower Balcony $45 | Upper Balcony $35
Marc Taddei, conductor
Shawnette Sulker, soprano
Brad Walker, baritone
Concerts like this are a gift to a performer! Our final performance of the season features three profound works. Here we see Beethoven arriving at a perfection of form, culminating in his greatest overture. We will also experience the sublimity of Fauré’s gorgeous Requiem. Finally, we will perform the last symphony of Sibelius: a work in one movement that expresses the sublime in the most awesome blaze of C major in the repertoire. I’m particularly excited to be sharing the stage with the gifted voices of American Canyon High School’s Chamber Choir – make no mistake, these young musicians are world class!
Beethoven | Leonore Overture No. 3
Sibelius | Symphony No. 7
Fauré | Requiem
Shawnette Sulker has been described as a singer “…displaying a bright, superbly controlled soprano with perfectly placed coloratura.” On the operatic stage, Ms. Sulker has been a featured artist in three San Francisco Opera productions: Porgy and Bess, The Mother of Us All, and Louise.
American bass-baritone Brad Walker has been invited to join the illustrious Adler Fellowship at San Francisco Opera, where he will spend the next two years.
American Canyon High School Chamber Choir – Jaime Butler, director
Established in 2010, the American Canyon High School Chamber Choir, under the direction of Jaime Butler, is gaining recognition in the Bay Area for excellence on and off the risers through music and service. The ACHS Chamber Choir is very excited about the opportunity to collaborate with the Vallejo Symphony.