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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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Mr. Z Red Velvet
495 events
68 reviews
163 stars
attended Oct 26 2008

***** Magnificent, Sheer Aural Pleasure

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8 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 26 2008

Fabulous concert with two (2) encores! Standing ovation well-deserved by the conductor, the orchestra, and especially Robert McDuffie, the violin soloist!

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52 events
19 reviews
94 stars
attended Oct 26 2008

Great seats! I'm new to classical music, and it was great to hear recognizable pieces. The audiences enthusiasm made a big difference too (e.g. there were 2 encores!)

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Website

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

Description

Toch/Big Ben Variations

Rózsa/Violin Concerto, Op. 24

Copland/Symphony No. 3

Reflecting the character and identity of Israel’s diverse population, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra—one of the country’s oldest and most important musical institutions—visits Berkeley with a special program honoring the 60th Anniversaries of both the Orchestra and the founding of the State of Israel. Under the dynamic creative vision of music director Leon Botstein, the program spotlights music by three contemporary Jewish composers, including Aaron Copland’s stirring Third Symphony with its thunderous conclusion based on his Fanfare for the Common Man, as well as Ernst Toch’s tour de force Big Ben Variations. Appearing with the orchestra is Grammy nominated violinist Robert McDuffie.

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.