CONDUCTOR

DONATO CABRERA

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Donato Cabrera is the Music Director of the California Symphony and the Las Vegas Philharmonic, and served as the Resident Conductor of the San Francisco Symphony and the Wattis Foundation Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra from 2009-2016. Cabrera is one of only a handful of conductors in history who has conducted performances with the San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Opera, and the San Francisco Ballet.

 
CALENDAR

California Symphony - Take Flight

Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 7:30pm & Sunday, January 30, 2022 at 4pm

 

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending – Jennifer Cho, violin

Haydn: Symphony No. 83 (“The Hen”)

Sibelius: Swan of Tuonela

Dvořák: Symphony No. 8

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Las Vegas Philharmonic - Beethoven No. 6 & 8 and Shaw

Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 7:30PM
Pre-concert conversation at 6:30pm in Reynolds Hall

Mozart: A Musical Joke

Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op.93
Caroline Shaw: Entr’acte
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op.68

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Las Vegas Philharmonic - Beethoven No. 4 & 5 and Montgomery

Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 7:30PM
Pre-concert conversation at 6:30pm in Reynolds Hall

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60
Jessie Montgomery:  Strum
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op.67

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Monterey Symphony

Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 7:30PM
Sunday, February 20, 2022 at 3PM

John Christopher Wineglass: Alone Together  

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107 – Julian Schwarz, cello 

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 

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Las Vegas Philharmonic - Beethoven No. 3 and Frank

Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 7:30PM
Pre-concert conversation at 6:30pm in Reynolds Hall

Gabriela Lena Frank: Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op.55

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California Symphony - French Impressions

Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 7:30pm & Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 4pm

Thomas Adès: Three Studies from Couperin

Katherine Balch: Illuminate (World Premiere) – Kelly Guerra, mezzo-soprano; Molly Netter, soprano; Alexandra Smither, soprano

Debussy: Danse (orch. Ravel)

Ravel: Ma Mère l'Oye (Mother Goose)

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Las Vegas Philharmonic - Beethoven No. 2 & 7 and Clyne

Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 7:30PM
Pre-concert conversation at 6:30pm in Reynolds Hall

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op.36
Anna Clyne: Stride
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op.92

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Las Vegas Philharmonic - Contreras Premiere & Beethoven No. 9 Finale 

Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 7:30PM
Pre-concert conversation at 6:30pm in Reynolds Hall

Las Vegas Master Singers – Joseph Svendsen, director
Felicia Moore, soprano
Kelly O’Connor, alto
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Kevin Deas, bass

 

Juan Pablo Contreras: World Premiere
A co-commission led by the Las Vegas Philharmonic through New Music USA’s Amplifying Voices, supported by the Sphinx Venture Fund
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op.125

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California Symphony - Epic Finale

Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 7:30pm & Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 4pm

 

Viet Cuong: World Premiere

Elgar: Cello Concerto – Nathan Chan, cello

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

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ACCLAIM

“Tall and energetic, he's a passionate, heart-on-the-sleeve conductor, with eclectic musical tastes and a wealth of experience.”

San Jose Mercury News

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