*All Opus concerts - Sundays at 3pm - Preston Hall, Mendocino*
–Grand Music in an Intimate Setting–
To protect the safety of our audience, musicians and staff, you will be required to show proof of vaccination for COVID-19 before entering the auditorium. Audience members must remain masked while they are inside the building, including throughout the performance.
We have carefully socially distanced the seats and request that you sit only in the seats assigned to you when you purchased your ticket. Please do not change seats during the performance.
For your safety: Symphony of the Redwoods requires all employees, independent contractors, volunteers and musicians to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Eric Kritz and Friends
This concert will feature a special ensemble of talented, seasoned, and much-loved area musicians.
The perfomance will fill Preston Hall with musical selections perfectly suited to their talents, including well-known clarinet works by Mozart, Prokofiev and Francaix. In addition, a brand new work by Jeff Ives composed especially for this group will be featured.
Brass over Bridges
Based in San Francisco, this ensemble understands that
music is all about connection. Brass Over Bridges seeks
to engage audiences with music across barriers of style
and artistic discipline. They will perform brass
favorites ranging from the Renaissance polyphony of
Giovanni Gabrieli to the jazz music of Duke Ellington
and some newly written works in between.
Violin and Harp Duo
Enjoy an evening of elegance with the Angelica
Duo performing works such as Saint-Saens
Fantaisie, Andres Zerbina, and others. Sharing
the best of repertoire for harp and violin, the duo
surprises audiences with the warmth and depth of
truly virtuoso music; descriptive vignettes of the
history of the harp and violin will also be
highlighted in this enchanting concert.
Kacey Link, Piano
Pianist Kacey Link will transport the audience to the beauty and exoticism of Argentina. The program, featuring works of Argentine composers A. Ginastera, A. Piazzolla and others, will journey through the expansive Pampas grassland and end in the city of Buenos Aires.
Norweigan vocalist Inger Øvrebø Uberg and harpsichordist Nikolai Endresen Dahl will explore the vast and rich repertoire of baroque song tradition. In the programme “Madly in Love”, Duo Vardøg presents a program of select lovesick, monodic delicacies from 17th century England and Italy, including works by A.O. Purcell, Strozzi, and Frescobaldi. Duo Vardøg always seeks to push the boundaries of expressivity in the repertoire, playing with timing, color and dramatic effect.
The husband/wife team of Eugene Sor and Karen Shinozaki Sor is joined by longtime friend and
collaborator, Bay Area favorite pianist Miles Graber. Two fascinating pieces by women
composers of different eras - Amy Beach's atmospheric Trio Op. 150 and Lera Auerbach's
gripping and brooding Trio No. 2 - are followed by a masterpiece of the piano trio literature, Dvorak's
The Noyo Consort is Don Benham, trombone, and Jason Kirkman, piano. For this performance they are joined by celebrated flutist Mindy Rosenfeld. They will present two or three trio pieces, including a world premiere of a piece written especially for them, as well as duo sonatas by Ewazen and songs by Bernstein and Schwanter.
*All Opus concerts of the 2021-2022 season are on Sundays at 3pm Preston Hall in Mendocino
Venue - Preston Hall
the venue for Opus Chamber Music concerts, is on
grounds of the landmark Mendocino Presbyterian Church
on Main Street.