When: Fri., Jan. 25 2013
Oakland East Bay Symphony’s January concert features 3 amazing works inspired by powerful women. World-class soprano Angela Brown, praised by the New York Times as “a splendid singer”, will perform A Woman’s Life, a song cycle written especially for her by composer Richard Danielpour in collaboration with poet Maya Angelou. The Symphony will also present the revolutionary masterpiece Symphonie Fantastique, inspired by Berlioz’s unrequited love for the actress Harriet Smithson. The concert opens with Beethoven’s Leonore Overture.
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