Wesla Whitfield and Oakland East Bay Symphony to Premiere Mary Fineman's IT'S ABOUT LOVE, 2/21

Related: Mary Fineman, Wesla Whitfield, Oakland East Bay Symphony

The Oakland East Bay Symphony and Music Director/Conductor Michael Morgan will continue their 25th anniversary season with a concert featuring the world premiere of Bay Area composer-pianist-vocalist Mary Fineman's song cycle, It's About Love, featuring guest vocalist Wesla Whitfield, and the Symphony's Young Artist Competition winner Matthew Linaman performing Bloch's Schelomo Friday, February 21, 2014, at 8 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland.

The program will also include Dvorák's Symphony No. 7 in D minor and will feature members of Oakland East Bay Symphony's MUSE young musicians program performing Mussorgsky's Night on Bald Mountain with the Symphony.

The concert will be preceded by a talk by Oakland Symphony Chorus Music Director Dr. Lynne Morrow at 7 pm.

The world premiere of Mary Fineman's It's About Love was commissioned as part of the New Visions/New Vistas Commissioning Project, supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation. For more information, visit www.oebs.org.

The performance is set for 8 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland. Tickets: $20 to $70 www.oebs.org or 510-444-0801.




More On: Symphony, Paramount,

Comment & Share

Related Links
Oakland East Bay Symphony Announces Its 2014-2015 Season, Which Includes NOTES FROM MEXICO, CANDIDE and MoreOakland East Bay Symphony Announces Its 2014-2015 Season, Which Includes NOTES FROM MEXICO, CANDIDE and More
April 15, 2014
Oakland East Bay Symphony Presents NOTES FROM INDIA TonightOakland East Bay Symphony Presents NOTES FROM INDIA Tonight
March 28, 2014
The Oakland East Bay Symphony Closes Its 25th Season with BERLIOZ REQUIEM, 5/16The Oakland East Bay Symphony Closes Its 25th Season with BERLIOZ REQUIEM, 5/16
March 17, 2014
Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan and the Oakland East Bay Symphony Present NOTES FROM INDIA, 3/28Music Director and Conductor Michael Morgan and the Oakland East Bay Symphony Present NOTES FROM INDIA, 3/28
March 03, 2014
Oakland East Bay Symphony Presents World Premiere of Mary Fineman's Song Cycle, IT'S ABOUT LOVE TonightOakland East Bay Symphony Presents World Premiere of Mary Fineman's Song Cycle, IT'S ABOUT LOVE Tonight
February 21, 2014


About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts

BWW Reviews: Soprano Karita Mattila Shimmers in Strauss's FOUR LAST SONGS at Carnegie HallBWW Reviews: Soprano Karita Mattila Shimmers in Strauss's FOUR LAST SONGS at Carnegie Hall

Subscribe for News & Specials

BWW Reviews: TANYA BANNISTER, THE INTIMATE CONCERTOSBWW Reviews: TANYA BANNISTER, THE INTIMATE CONCERTOS
by Peter Danish