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C o n c e r t s


June 4-5

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble

Bolanos- Night of the South Wind (world premiere)

Schoenberg- Veklaerte Nacht

May 21

Empyrean Ensemble

May 2-7

San Francisco Symphony- Cover Conductor

Thomas Wilkins

April 29-30

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble at Bayview Opera House

Anthony R. Green- Tenderhooks (world premiere)

April 1-2

Festival Opera and Diablo Symphony

Nkeiru Okoye- Tales from the Briar Patch (orchestral premiere)

February 26

Diablo Symphony Orchestra

Florence Price- Dance in the Canebrakes

Mendelssohn Violin concerto with Julian Athayde

Tchaikovsky Symphony no.4

February 12

Empyrean Ensemble

Rzewski- Coming Together


December 10

Diablo Symphony Orchestra with Blackhawk Chorus

Includes new double concerto by Alexander Saratsky

Soloists: Anna Presler and Leighton Fong

November 28-Dec 3

San Francisco Symphony: cover conductor

Beethoven 9, Coleridge Taylor- Ballade

November 16

Earplay: Stanford University

Works by Mark Applebaum and Francois Rose

November 12

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble

Opera Workshop at Center for Contemporary Music (San Francisco)

Anthony R. Green: Tenderhooks (workshop for world premiere)

October 20 and 23

Diablo Symphony

Mahler Symphony no.1

Copland- Canticle of Freedom

October 9

Empyrean Ensemble

Works by Yu-Hui Chang and Lee Hyla


Diablo Symphony Orchestra

Outreach concert


Left Coast Chamber Ensemble

Berio- Folk Songs

New song-cycle:

works by Linda Catlin Smith, Chris Castro, Hiroya Miura, Ingrid Stolzel, Seong Ae Kim


Diablo Symphony: May 8 (Mother's Day program)

Sounds of the Americas: USA 1930s-40s

Florence Price symphony no.3

Barber- Knoxville 1915

Duke Ellington- Medley 

Diablo Ballet- May 20-21



Empyrean Ensemble: April 29

Works by Boursiquot, Makler, Minnigan, Moody

San Francisco Symphony- cover conductor, April 5-9

Hailstork, Corigliano, Estevez, Piazzolla


Earplay- March 21

Simon Cardini: Deriva, in margine a una lontanzanza, dimentica 

Diablo Symphony March 13: Sounds of the Americas- A journey through North America

John Luther Adams- The Light that fills the World

Bartok: Viola Concerto

Grant Still- Old California

Grofe- Grand Canyon Suite


Empyrean Ensemble: Feb 22

Rzewski- Coming Together

Diablo Symphony Orchestra: Feb 5-6

Family concert


UC Davis: faculty concert, Jan 6th

Stravinsky: L'Histoire du Soldat



Diablo Symphony Orchestra

Holiday concert


Oberlin Conservatory of Music- Fall Opera

Handel:  Acis and Galatea (orch. Mozart)


Empyrean Ensemble: 

Mika Pelo: Sunken Cathedrals

Works by Aida Shirazi, Trey Makler, Ryan Sulieman, Emily Sullivan, Addie Camsuzou


Wiener Festwochen: Luigi Nono, Prometeo- cancelled due to COVID

June 2021

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble (viola)

Derek Bermel- Soul Garden

April 2021

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble (viola)

Kodaly and Lutoslawski

Empyrean Ensemble (conductor)

Pitzer Center UC Davis

January 28 2021

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble (viola)

Ross Bauer- Pas de Deux

Pitzer Center UC Davis


January 28-Feb 2

Taproot Music festival: Empyrean Ensemble

February 8-9

Diablo Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven Symphony no.9, Opferlied op.121b, Prometheus Overture

February 25-29

San Francisco Symphony and Esa-Pekka Salonen: assistant conductor

Beethoven- King Stephen Overture

Esa-Pekka Salonen- Violin Concerto

Nielsen-Symphony no.5

March 8-9

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble- postponed

March 20-21- postponed

Diablo Ballet and Diablo Symphony Orchestra


March 27-8- postponed

Diablo Symphony

Family Concerts: Carnival of the Animals

April 14-18- postponed

San Francisco Symphony and Teddy Abrams: assistant conductor

Barber: Second Essay for Orchestra op.17

Tchaikovsky Symphony no.5

April 19- postponed

Empyrean Ensemble

May 15 and 17-postponed

Diablo Symphony Orchestra, Voices of the Americas

Florence Price, William Grant Still



October 4-6 (Sand Francisco and Berkeley)

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble

Hiroya Miura – Sharaku Unframed, a micro opera WORLD PREMIERE

October 10, 13

Diablo Symphony Orchestra

Schumann Symphony no.3, Brahms Schicksalslied, Clara Schumann piano concerto

October 22-26

San Francisco Symphony and Karina Canellakis: assistant conductor

Shostakovich Symphony no.7, Prokofiev piano concerto 

October 28-November 15

Residency at Oberlin Conservatory of Music

performances with Contemporary Music Ensemble and Sinfonietta

December 7-8

Diablo Symphony

Singing the Holidays

June 1-2

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble at Z-Space, San Francisco

New Opera- Artemesia by Laura Schwendinger

May 17th and 19th

Diablo Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony

April 13th and 14th

Diablo Symphony Orchestra

Family Concert: Dance!

February 22nd and 24th

Diablo Symphony Orchestra

The Planets

February 3rd

Empyrean Ensemble

New Opera by Derek Keller

January 14th

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble

New Works


December 15th and 16th 2pm

Diablo Symphony

The Snowman

November 3rd

Empyrean Ensemble at FeNAM (Festival of North American Music)

The works of Ross Bauer

October 12th and 14th

Diablo Symphony

 The world of Lili Boulanger

September 8th, 9th

MusikFest Berlin

Choral Director for Chorwerk Ruhr 

with Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by George Benjamin

Ligeti- Clocks and Clouds

Boulez- cummings ist der dichter

July 8-21st

Conductor and Faculty

soundSCAPE Festival, Cesena, Italy

June 3rd:

EME, Pitzer Recital Hall, Davis

St. John's Passion

May 19, 21:

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble

Schoenberg Serenade

May 18, 20:

Diablo Symphony Orchestra

The World of Rachmaninov

April 6, 8, 14:

Diablo Symphony Orchestra

Master of the Movies


Sacramento Ballet

Carmina Burana

February 9th, 11th

Diablo Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven Mass in C

January 19th

Empyrean Ensemble: new works


December 10, 16, 17, 22, 23

Sacramento Ballet:

Tchaikovsky- The Nutcracker

November 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble:

Kurt Rhode- Death with Interruptions and Don Quixote

Z-Space, San Francisco and Pitzer Center, Davis

October 9th

Chasmata Guggenheim: 20th Anniversary Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

In collaboration with the International Space Station

PAST EVENTS include:


Fremont Symphony- Children's concerts


San Francisco Ballet- Nutcracker

Sacramento Ballet- Nutcracker

Fremont Symphony Orchestra

Ruhrtriennale: Stockhausen Carre

Luzern Festival: Luigi Nono- Prometeo


Ruhrtriennale: Luigi Nono- Prometeo

Paris Autumn Festival: Luigi Nono- Prometeo


Holland Festival: Luigi Nono- Prometeo

Festival Opera, California: Victor Ullmann- Der Kaiser von Atlantis







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