New Century Chamber Orchestra performs at the Osher Marin JCC
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Brilliant, Live, Classical Music from this internationally renowned chamber orchestra. Enjoy a bottle of wine at your table for an amazing musical experience!
Ray Chen Leads:
NEW CENTURY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Sun, November 13 @ 5:00 pm
Winner of the Yehudi Menuhin (2008) and Queen Elisabeth (2009) Competitions, Australian/Taiwanese violinist Ray Chen joins New Century as Guest Concertmaster leading a program of Mozart, Elgar and Britten.
Born in Taiwan and raised in Australia, Ray was accepted to the Curtis Institute of Music at age 15, where he studied with Aaron Rosand and was supported by Young Concert Artists. He plays the 1715 “Joachim” Stradivarius violin on loan from the Nippon Music Foundation.
He is the first ever classical musician to be invited to write a regular blog about his life as a touring soloist for the largest Italian publishing house, RCS Rizzoli (Corriere della Sera, Gazzetta dello Sport, Max). In his unstinting efforts to break down barriers between classical music, fashion and pop culture, he is supported by Giorgio Armani and was recently featured in Vogue magazine.
W. A. Mozart: Divertimento in F major, K. 138
Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge for String Orchestra, op. 10
W. A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major
WHAT TO EXPECT
Brilliant, Live, Classical Music
Reserved Table Seating options
Concessions: Beer/Wine/Coffee/Tea/Fresh Bakery items.::.Concessions allowed in theater throughout performance.
The New Century Chamber Orchestra, founded in 1992, looks for fresh, exciting ways to present classical music in the San Francisco Bay Area by combining performances of extraordinary quality with innovative programming. One of only a handful of conductorless ensembles in the world, New Century is comprised of local musicians and those who travel from across the U.S. and Europe to perform in the Bay Area together.
200 N. San Pedro Rd., San Rafael, CA 94903
From Highway 101 in San Rafael, take the North San Pedro exit and head east. The Osher Marin JCC, at 200 N. San Pedro Road, is on the right-hand side, half a mile from the freeway exit.
* The Osher Marin Jewish Community Center’s parking lot is located directly in front of the building with parking spaces for disabled patrons available.
* Additional parking is available at the JCC Annex lot, located at 210 N. San Pedro Road (just east of the main campus). In the event of multiple programs, or heavily attended events, overflow vehicles may be directed to available street parking or on adjacent properties.
* Evenings and weekends only: There is additional parking across the street at Venetia Valley School.