Author: Steven Peterson

“Free Spirit” Review


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SoCo Phil’s Season Closes with Expansive Prokofiev 5th
by Terry McNeill for Classical Sonoma
Sunday, April 7, 2019

Closing their 20th season with their usual programming aplomb, the Sonoma County Philharmonic played a provocative set of concerts April 6 and 7 in the Jackson Theater… Local composer Nolan Gasser’s Sonoma Overture began the Sunday concert…

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SILES MAHLER

Jackson Theater
Sonoma Country Day School

Apr 4 & 5, 2020


Norman Gamboa, conductor

Samuel Ramírez, viola

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DEBUSSY BERLIOZ RAVEL

Jackson Theater
Sonoma Country Day School

Feb 1 & 2, 2020


Norman Gamboa, conductor

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ROSSINI RACHMANINOFF

Jackson Theater
Sonoma Country Day School

Nov 16 & 17, 2019


Norman Gamboa, conductor

Pierce Wang, violin

(SFCM Pre-College Competition Winner)

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BRAHMS BEETHOVEN

Jackson Theater
Sonoma Country Day School

Sep 28 & 29, 2019


Norman Gamboa, conductor

Jassen Todorov, violin

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“Fantasies & Enigmas” Review


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Jackson Theater Welcomes A New Resident Orchestra
by Terry McNeill for Classical Sonoma
Saturday, January 26, 2019

In their first concert Jan. 26 in Windsor’s Jackson Theater the Sonoma County Philharmonic managed to master the new hall and produced music at their usual high level…

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“A Hero’s Life” Review


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A Hero’s Odyssey in SoCo Phil Concert
by Art Hofmann for Classical Sonoma
Sunday, November 18, 2018

Following announcements Mr. Gamboa took the podium and conducted of Apu, a Tone Poem for Orchestra by Gabriela Lena Frank, and written just last year.

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“Celebration” Review


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Sakakeeny’s “Lion And Rose” Highlights 20th Season Opener
by Terry McNeill for Classical Sonoma
Saturday, September 22, 2018

Fresh from a triumphant tour in Latin America the Sonoma County Philharmonic opened its 20th season Sept. 22 in a celebratory concert in the Santa Rosa High School Auditorium.

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Teatro Nacionál Concert Review


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San Jose, Costa Rica


!PURA VIDA! A Sonic Triumph in Thrilling Costa Rica Tour Concert
by Terry McNeill for Classical Sonoma
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

With the Sonoma County Philharmonic’s Costa Rica concert June 19, the performance exceeded any heated or tenuous prospects. They hit the proverbial home run in a convincing gala performance in the capitol San José’s historic Teatro Nacionál on the third day of an epic week-long Orchestra tour.

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A Free Spirit

Jackson Theater
Sonoma Country Day School

Apr 6 & 7, 2019


Norman Gamboa, conductor

Debra Scheüerman, piccolo

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