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Season Prelude Gala & Auction
Sunday, September 22, 2018, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Baywood Golf & Country Club
Each year the Eureka Symphony hosts a major Gala that raises a significant portion of the money it takes to keep this gem of live classical music afloat and thriving in our community. The evening starts with pre-dinner live music and opportunities to converse, flows into a delicious dinner and lively auction of delectable offerings by auctioneer Senator Mike McGuire, then concludes with a short program by our music director Carol Jacobson and concertmaster Terrie Baune. $100 per person, reservations can be made by calling the Eureka Symphony office at (707) 798-6139.
Gala Sponsored by Tri-Counties Bank
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October 4 & 5, 2019 Sponsored by PBS North Coast
Three great personalities and composers ignite the new season and take us beyond our everyday expectations. From the frolicking virtuosity of Rossini’s Thieving Magpie to the grand scale violin concerto of Beethoven, you will be transported. Prepare to be dazzled by Liana Bérubé’s dramatic interpretation of this Olympian showpiece.
La Gazza Ladra Gioachino Rossini
American Suite Op. 98a Antonin Dvorak
Violin Concerto in D Major Op. 61 Ludwig van Beethoven
soloist: Liana Bérubé
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December 6 & 7, 2019 Sponsored by Premier Financial Group
Enjoy a sumptuous feast of music with our holiday concert. From the familiar and sparkling Nutcracker Suite to the little-known but magnificent choral works by Randall Thompson, listeners will be delighted by this astonishingly rich mix. We conclude with the uplifting Holiday Songs from Home Alone. Bring the whole family for this concert.
Nutcracker Suite Peter I. Tchaikovsky
"The Last Words of David" Randall Thompson
"Choose Something Like a Star" Randall Thompson
3 Holiday Songs from "Home Alone" John Williams
with the Eureka Symphony Chorus
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The Chamber Music Benefit Concert is a wonderful tradition within the Symphony Season. Held Sunday, Feb. 2 at 3 p.m. at the Eureka Woman's Club, this benefit concert features Terrie Baune, violin, Carol Jacobson, cello and John Chernoff on piano.
This concert is presented in partnership with the Eureka Woman's Club and is sponsored by Humboldt Mortgage Company.
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Rhythms from Far and Near
March 6 & 7, 2020
Sponsored by Coldwell Banker Sellers Realty
This concert is a quixotic evening of translucent textures and lyrical evocative melodies. Ritmos, Turina’s brilliant orchestral work evolves from a poetic dreamlike beginning to a vivid conclusion.
Closing the program, the dazzling Russian Pianist, Alexander Tutunov will thrill you with his memorable rendition of the exhilarating jazz-influenced piano Concerto in F of George Gershwin.
Lyric Suite Edvard Grieg
Ritmos Op. 43 Joaquin Turina
Piano Concerto in F George Gershwin
soloist: Alexander Tutunov
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Evening of Enchantment
April 24 & 25, 2020
Sponsored by McCrea Nissan Subaru
Be ready for an evening of pleasure with the luxurious voice of Lucy Fitz-Gibbon as she interprets the luminous Songs of Auvergne. We start with the exceptionally brilliant Russian Easter to intrigue you. Our concluding work will be a surprise.
Russian Easter Overture Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Songs of the Auvergne Marie-Joseph Canteloube de Malaret
soloist: Lucy Fitzgibbon
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Glory of the Divine
May 29 & 30, 2020
Sponsored by Coast Central Credit Union
Our final concert moves us from the melodic to the majestic. Mendelssohn’s genius at composing delicious melodies is unparalleled. Mozart lifts our spirits with infinite radiance. Join the Eureka Symphony Chorus in its beautiful and lustrous interpretation of this mass.
Symphony No. 3 in A minor "Scottish" Felix Mendelssohn
Mass in C Major K. 167 Wolfgang A. Mozartwith the Eureka Symphony Chorus