Hello!

by admin on October 24, 2009

Welcome and thanks for visiting!

Bella Sorella‘s December 20, 2009 program was announced on KQED Radio’s ”The Do List.”  The concert itself had a wonderful turnout and we had a great time performing at the beautiful Cathedral Basilica!

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June 19, 2018

by admin on June 4, 2018

June 19, 2018

Symphonia Caritas Concert

From the Symphonia Caritas website:

Symphony for Veterans: Swords to Plowshares, the Bay Area’s leading services and advocacy nonprofit for veterans, is proud to host the 2nd Annual Summer Solstice Symphony Concert at the historic Herbst Theatre. Reserve your seat for a joyous evening of music by Symphonia Caritas, a professional orchestra that plays to improve the lives of those in need. Conducted by Symphonia Caritas Musical Director Paul Schrage, the concert will feature Mozart’s Overture to Marriage of Figaro, Prokofiev’s Classical Symphony, and Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor. Symphonia Caritas welcomes to the stage accomplished solo pianist Jeffrey LaDeur, who has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Smithsonian.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
7:15PM

Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco

Tickets:  https://www.cityboxoffice.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=2435

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May 6 & 7, 2018

April 13, 2018

[ May 6, 2018; 4:00 pm; May 7, 2018; 8:00 pm; ] St. Mary’s College Student Performance
Chamber music students playing together and with faculty!

Program TBA, but will include the Beethoven Piano & Violin Sonata Op. 30 No. 3 in G Major, with my student Sam Haese on piano and me on violin.

Sunday, May 6, 4:00 pm
Monday, May 7, 8:00 pm
St. Mary’s College Chapel
1928 Saint Mary’s Road, Moraga, [...]

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April 15, 2018

April 13, 2018

[ April 15, 2018; 3:00 pm; ] Vallejo Symphony Concert
The final concert of the season featuring Tchaikovsky tone poems, Mozart’s last 3 symphonies, and our amazing guest artist, concert pianist Cecile Licad.

Tchaikovsky Hamlet
Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 with Cecile Licad, piano soloist
Mozart Symphony No. 41

2:00pm Pre-concert talk
3:00pm  Concert
Empress Theatre
330 Virginia St, Vallejo, CA 94590

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February 2, 2018

January 19, 2018

[ February 2, 2018; 8:00 pm; ] First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Brahms- Ein Deutsches Requiem

Derek Tam, Director
First Church Berkeley Festival Choir & Orchestra

firstchurchberkeley.org/events/resonance-brahms-requiem

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January 28, 2018

January 19, 2018

[ January 28, 2018; 3:00 pm; ] Vallejo Symphony Concert
Continuing the theme of Tchaikovsky tone poems and Mozart’s last symphonies.  Plus guest artist Cecile Licad returns for what promises to be another spectacular performance!

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet
Mozart Symphony No. 40
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1 with Cecile Licad, piano soloist

2:00pm Pre-concert talk
3:00pm  Concert
Empress Theatre
330 Virginia St, Vallejo, CA 94590

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October 15, 2017

September 7, 2017

[ October 15, 2017; 3:00 pm; ] Vallejo Symphony Concert
Our first concert of the 2017-2018 season!

Tchaikovsky The Tempest
Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 with Cecile Licad, piano soloist
Mozart Symphony No. 39

2:00pm Pre-concert talk
3:00pm  Concert
Empress Theatre
330 Virginia St, Vallejo, CA 94590

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Check out the new website and buy tickets here:
www.vallejosymphony.org

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October 8, 2017

September 7, 2017

[ October 8, 2017; 3:00 pm; ] St. Mary’s College Faculty Concert
The wonderful SMC music faculty collaborating in chamber music!

Program TBA

3:00 pm
St. Mary’s College Chapel
1928 Saint Mary’s Road, Moraga, CA 94575

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March 12, 2017

March 8, 2017

[ March 12, 2017; ] Vallejo Symphony Concert

We had two fantastic concerts so far this season under the leadership of our new music director Marc Taddei.  Our third and last concert of the 2016-2017 season is this Sunday at the beautiful Empress Theatre in downtown Vallejo!

Haydn Symphony No. 8 “Le Soir”
Kabalevsky Violin Concerto with Kay Stern, concertmaster of the [...]

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October 9, 2016

September 2, 2016

[ October 9, 2016; 3:00 pm; ] Bella Sorella at Vallejo Symphony Orchestra Presents
Bella Sorella has been invited to perform in the Vallejo Symphony chamber series and we are going to kick off the 2016-2017 season!  I’m so excited that we are able to present a full-length concert here in the Bay Area.  Come hear the divine vocal harmonizations of sopranos Nova [...]

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February 13, 2016

January 28, 2016

[ February 13, 2016; 7:00 pm; ] Symphonia Caritas Concert
I am honored to be performing the magnificent A Minor Violin Concerto by J.S. Bach with Symphonia Caritas!  Support our wonderful musicians, give back to the community through your donations, and enjoy the inspiring music, all in one place!

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Paul Schrage, music [...]

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