Benefit Concert – Fanfare and Concerto

SRHS Performing Arts Auditorium

Nov 18, 2017 7:30 pm
Nov 19, 2017 2:00 pm

Norman Gamboa, conductor
Pam Otsuka, violin
Robby Morales, viola
Please join us at our next concerts and support the fire relief effort. All ticket sales will go directly to the Sonoma County Resilience Fund launched by the Community Foundation Sonoma County.
Join us 1/2 hour before each performance
for maestro Gamboa’s pre-concert talk!
  • Festive Overture in A major, Op. 96
    Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
  • Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major, K. 364
    Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791)
  • Symphony in D minor
    César Franck (1822-1890)
$15 General admission tickets
available at the door.

Students always free.
(18 and under)


Purchase tickets in advance.


~ Our Soloists ~

Pam Otsuka, violin -

Fanfare and Concerto
Nov 18 & 19, 2017

Pam Otsuka, concertmaster of the Sonoma County Philharmonic, performs widely throughout the greater Bay Area, including stints with the the Santa Rosa Symphony, Ukiah Symphony, the Symphony of the Redwoods...


Robby Morales, viola -

Fanfare and Concerto
Nov 18 & 19, 2017

Robby Morales has been a member of the Sonoma County Philharmonic since 2009, when he was a junior in high school. He started playing piano at the age of 8.

~ Program Notes ~

‘Fanfare and Concerto’ Program Notes -

Shostakovich – Festive Overture in A major

It was 1954, the 37th anniversary of the October Revolution in Russia. Vassili Nebolsin, the conductor at the famed Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, found himself without a suitable new work to open the commemorative concert. Within days of the performance, he turned to Dmitri Shostakovich...


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