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1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596


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The French Connection

The French Connection


Ticket Office


Open Tuesday – Sunday

Closed Monday*

 

Open for Calls

Tuesday – Sunday: Noon – 6:00pm

Friday – Saturday: Noon – 7:30pm
(925) 943-7469

 

Open for Walk Up

Tuesday – Thursday: 11:00am – 6:00pm

Friday – Saturday: Noon – 7:30pm

Sunday: Noon – 6:00pm
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596

 

*In addition to the hours noted, the Ticket Office is also open one hour prior and thirty minutes after curtain for ticketed performances, including performances on Mondays.

With French Wine Pairings Available

Presented by California Symphony
Music Direction by Donato Cabrera
March 19, 2017

Juilliard trained violinist Jennifer Cho, who is a member of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Acting Concertmaster of the California Symphony, is the centerpiece of this all French program with Ravel’s gypsy-inspired Tzigane. Rome Prize winner Pierre Jalbert gives the orchestra a run with his Les espaces infinis, coupled with works by Delibes, Saint-Saëns, and a coup-de-grâce (see how we used a French adjective?!) by Bizet.

Running Time: approx. 1 hour 15 minutes, with one intermission
Enjoy a wine tasting experience in the Hofmann Rotunda (available pre-show and intermission, and you can take your drinks into the theatre!) with three French wines specifically chosen around the pieces we'll be performing.  Seperate tasting ticket is required.

Delibes—Cortége de Bacchus from Sylvia Suite

Pierre Jalbert—Les espaces infinis
     Composer-in-Residence 1999-2002

Ravel—Tzigane
     Jennifer Cho, violin

Saint-Saëns—Danse Macabre

Bizet—L'Arlésienne Suite No. 2


Hear Ravel's Tzigane performed by Midori


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