Upcoming Performances
San Francisco Mandolin Orchestra performances of the stunning Stabat Mater by Italian composer Giovanni Pergolesi (1710-36), and Adagio for Strings by American composer Samuel Barber (1910-1981)  

Saturday April 8 i
n San Francisco
and Sunday April 9 in Palo Alto. 
Achille Bocus will conduct the orchestra, me and the renowned alto Twila Ehmcke as soloists. The Stabat Mater, Pergolesi’s most celebrated work, was composed in 1736, the last year of his short life.  The 12-movement piece, written for soprano, alto, and orchestra, was composed as a Good Friday meditation in honor of the Virgin Mary, and was one of the most frequently printed musical works of the 18th century.
You can learn more about the upcoming concerts at www.sfmandolin.org

Here are the concert details:

San Francisco:
Saturday, April 8 at 7pm
Old First Presbyterian Church
1751 Sacramento Street
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Palo Alto:
Sunday, April 9 at 4pm
All Saints Episcopal Church
555 Waverley Street
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Tickets are $18 (general) / $10 (students and seniors)
and can be purchased at the door (cash only) or via Brown Paper Tickets.
Concerts are family-friendly, and admission is free for children 6 and under.

Stabat Mater