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Gier conducts Márquez & Shostakovich
Say "cello" to the new year!
About the Show

Modesto Symphony Orchestra Association

Gier conducts

Márquez & Shostakovich

Friday, January 7, 2022, 7:30 pm
Saturday, January 8, 2022, 7:30 pm
Gallo Center for the Arts, Mary Stuart Rogers Theater

Delta David Gier, conductor
Francisco Vila-Haas, cello

Tonight features one of our four Music Director candidates. We would love for your feedback on their performance by filling out this survey here. For more information about our Music Director search, click here.

Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b (1806)

Arturo Márquez  (b. 1950)

Espejos en la Arena (2000)*
Francisco Vila-Haas, cello

I. Son de Tierra
II. Lluvia en la Arena
III. Cadenza casi Milonga
IV. Polka Derecha-Izquierda

*U.S. Premiere


Dimitri Shostakovich  (1906 - 1975)

Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, op. 47 (1936 - 1937)

I. Moderato - Allegro non troppo
II. Allegretto
III. Largo
IV. Allegro non troppo

The Doubletree by Hilton Modesto is the official hotel of the Modesto Symphony Orchestra.

Thank You

The Modesto Symphony Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the following sponsor for supporting this weekend’s post-concert reception.

Friday, January 7, 2022

Glenn & Sue Ellen Ritchey

For a full listing of donors & sponsors, click here.

Thank you for wearing your mask!
For the safety of all concertgoers, we ask that you please keep your mask on throughout the performance. Thank you!

Photography, sound, or video recording of this performance is strictly prohibited. Please remember to silence all electronic devices and refrain from text messaging during the concert. Mobile devices may be used to read program notes during the concert.

Program and artists subject to change. E&OE.