Santa Cruz Symphony Concert 1: Creation

The Symphony’s 57th season begins with a bang, with the exuberant overture to Leonard Bernstein’s effervescent operetta, Candide. Next, they proudly present the Northern California premiere of Thomas Ades’ astonishingly powerful and innovative composition, In Seven Days (2008), featuring world-renowned pianist, Nicolas Hodges, who was featured in the work’s world premiere and first recording.  Civic […]

Santa Cruz County Symphony Family Concert

Maestro Daniel Stewart and the musicians of the Santa Cruz County Symphony invite you and your entire family to a fun filled day of music, dance and exploration on Sunday, March 2, 2 pm at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. A variety of special guest performers will introduce you to a lively selection of music […]

Santa Cruz County Symphony: Fantasy and Fate

Ravel’s exquisite fairy tale miniatures from his ‘Mother Goose Suite’, including Sleeping Beauty, Tom Thumb, Empress of the Pagodas and Beauty and the Beast, have been treasured by music lovers ever since their premiere in 1912 Paris. Shostakovich’s harrowing and deeply moving Cello Concerto no. 1, played here by the young virtuoso Austin Huntington, has […]