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Berkeley Symphony: French Reverie
Sunday, February 25, 2024, 4:00 PM PDT
Category: California Concerts - Northern CA


Berkeley Symphony


French Reverie

Sunday, February 25, 2024 | 4PM

Immerse yourself in a trailblazing evening that pays homage to the vibrant diversity of French music, spanning from the Impressionist era to the present day. Experience the ethereal beauty and groundbreaking spirit of Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, where vivid colors come to life in this signature symphonic poem. Connesson's A Kind of Trane honors the legendary jazz icon John Coltrane, while Farrenc's Symphony No. 3 in G minor showcases her pioneering creativity, painting a rich and colorful musical tapestry. Join us for a remarkable celebration of these innovative musical contributions that have left an indelible mark on the world of music.


First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley


Joseph Young           conductor

Robert Young                        saxophone


Claude Debussy                    Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun                                       

Guillaume Connesson         A Kind of Trane
                                                Robert Young, saxophone

Louis Farrenc                        Symphony No. 3 in G minor