Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra Presents "Ludwig and Leonard"

2:00 p.m.
El Campanil Theatre
602 W. 2nd Street,
This exciting coupling of two groundbreaking and controversial composers, pairs selections from your favorite Bernstein stage works (On the Town, Candide, West Side Story and Peter Pan), with Beethoven's well-loved Coriolanus Overture and innovative Symphony No. 1 - the piece responsible for cementing the reputation of the world’s “original rockstar”.

With soloists Sarah Sloan, soprano and Jeffrey Albright, tenor
Overture to Cariolanus, Op. 62 Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 1 in C, Op. 21 Ludwig van Beethoven
Adagio molto – Allegro con brio
Andante cantabile con moto
Menuetto: Allegro molto e vivace
Adagio – Allegro molto e vivace


Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s Birth
Overture to On the Town Leonard Bernstein
Concert Suite No. 1, from West Side Story Leonard Bernstein
Maria – One Hand, One Heart – Somewhere – Balcony Scene (Only You/Tonight)
with Sarah Sloan, soprano and Jeffrey Albright, tenor
“Dream with Me”, from Peter Pan Leonard Bernstein
with Sarah Sloan, soprano
Overture to Candide Leonard Bernstein

Formed in the late 1970s, the Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra has established a presence throughout the county. The orchestra is comprised of forty-five musicians ranging in age from 15 to 94 who are music teachers, accountants, students, electricians, mechanics, homemakers, lawyers, retirees, dentists, engineers and computer specialists. Primarily Contra Costa residents, their only remuneration is the stimulation and satisfaction of rehearsing and performing together. In addition to the five-concert season at the Lesher Center, the orchestra also nurtures its dedication to the community by providing affordable performances to the residents of East Contra Costa County at El Campanil Theatre.

Adults: $15 Seniors (62 & Over): $12 Students: $7
​General Seating
(925) 757-9500
Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra Presents "Ludwig and Leonard"

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