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Classical with a Twist: Variations on a Theme

  • First United Methodist 625 Hamilton Avenue Palo Alto, CA, 94301 United States (map)

The rollout of an exciting new concert format, Maestro Ben Simon becomes your host for a 90-minute, no intermission podcast. Think of it as a cross between Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me and Live From Here with games, prizes, Ben’s famous trivia quiz, and of course, great music. Featuring a host of SFCO All-Stars, this engaging program will feature variations on familiar themes by Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, and more. With special guest Anthony Lane, luthier


Mozart 12 Variations on "Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman" K.265

Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano

Haydn String Quartet in C Major, op. 76 no.3 (“Emperor”)

PACO string quartet
Second movement, Poco adagio; cantabile  

 Schubert Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667 (“Trout”)

Fourth movement: Tema con variazione (Andantino)

 Heidrich Happy Birthday Variations

Concerts:

Friday, February 21, 2020:  7:30pm Herbst Theater, SF

Saturday, February 22, 2020: 7:30pm First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto

Sunday, February 23, 2020: 3:00pm First Congregational Church, Berkeley