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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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Website

http://www.calperfs.berkeley.edu/presents/season/2008/orchestra/...

Quotes & Highlights

“Brilliant…a surprise highlight of the year.” —The New York Times

Description

Founded more than 80 years ago, the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra has performed with many of the world’s leading conductors—including Neeme Jarvi, Valery Gergiev, and Kurt Masur—and recorded several internationally acclaimed discs for Virgin Classics, winning a Grammy Award in 2003 and BBC Music Magazine_’s Best Orchestral Recording award in 2006. Now on its eagerly awaited debut American tour, the 100-member ensemble appears under the direction of the sensational Estonian conductor Eri Klas in a program featuring 2005 Van Cliburn Silver Medalist Joyce Yang at the piano. “Brilliant…a surprise highlight of the year” (_New York Times).

Program:

Pärt/Cantus In Memoriam Benjamin Britten

Rachmaninoff/Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18

Sibelius/Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43

About the Ticket Supplier: Cal Performances

Cal Performances offers audiences the most comprehensive range of high quality, live performances by the world’s greatest artists, both established and emerging. Located on the UC Berkeley campus, this prestigious performing arts presenter invites audiences to enjoy the entertaining and engaging experience of the performing arts from all disciplines and cultures in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.