17th Zion Chamber Orchestra Festival
Come enjoy Stockton's superb professional chamber orchestra and pops choir under the direction of Paul Kimball during the 17th annual Zion Chamber Orchestra Festival, Jan. 21-Feb. 3.
"We are pleased to offer music of the highest quality in the warm acoustical setting of Zion Church, located at the corner of Porter and Gettyburg, just three blocks south of Lincoln Center," said Kimball. "Best of all, our ticket prices have remained the same for more than a decade, so we are proud to offer great music and great prices."
Opening night is 5 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 21, when the Zion Chamber Orchestra performs works by Boccherini, Whitacre, Shostakovich and Vivaldi, with bassoon soloist Nicolasa Kuster.
Next is the Zion Pops Choir at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 26 when Kimball leads some of Stockton's best singers in a medley from West Side Story, Candide and much more "Bernstein and Friends."
The festival concludes at 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3 when Kimball directs the Chamber Orchestra in Violin Concerto No. 1 by Mendelssohn, with soloist Ann Miller, and Saint Sean Symphony No. 2, that will leave the audience bursting with happiness.
Complete festival information is available online at: www.zlcstockton.org or by calling, (209) 477-0259. Tickets are $20 per concert or $45 for the three-concert series, and available at the Zion Church office from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday-Thursday and at the door 30 minutes before each performance.