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Kern Plays Grieg

Be swept away in the fiords of the romantic era, in this stunning season opener. Pianist Olga Kern gifts us with her vivid stage presence and extraordinary musicianship in Grieg’s renowned Piano Concerto.

Classical Series

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Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPolonaise from Eugene Onegin for Orchestra
Michael DjupstromFrom the Northern Wilds
Edvard GriegConcerto in A minor for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 16
Jean SibeliusSymphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 43


Weill Hall, Green Music Center

Saturday, October 7, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Weill Hall, Green Music Center

Sunday, October 8, 2023 | 3:00 pm

Weill Hall, Green Music Center

Monday, October 9, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Weill Hall, Green Music Center

Friday, October 7, 2022 | 2:00 pm

Kern smiling at camera in front of piano

Program Notes

Program Notes offer insight and fascinating details about the concert program. Read them online at your leisure and enhance your understanding and enjoyment of every Classical Series performance.

Read Kern Plays Grieg Program Notes

Concert Conversations with Francesco Lecce-Chong

Concert Conversations are general seating and free to Classical Series concert ticket holders. Approximately 30 minutes in Weill Hall.

Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 6:30 PM
Sunday, October 8, 2023 at 2:00 PM
Monday, October 9, 2023 at 6:30 PM


Youths 7-17 years of age may receive one complimentary ticket with every paid adult. Request tickets through Patron Services at (707) 546-8742. Classical Series concerts only.

$10 student rush tickets for college students with a valid student ID. Available starting 1-1/2 hours prior to the concert, at the door only. Classical Series concerts only.

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We gratefully acknowledge the generous contributions from the following:

Classical Concert Series underwritten by Anderman Family Foundation
Sponsored by Marcia Wagner in memory of Hap Wagner
Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong sponsored by David and Corinne Byrd
Guest Artist Olga Kern sponsored by Sam Guerrera, in memory of Ava Guerrera
Jean Sibelius, Symphony No. 2 in D major sponsored by Dr. Larry Schoenrock Endowment Fund 
Discovery Rehearsal Series sponsored by The Stare Foundation and David Stare of Dry Creek Vineyard
Pre-concert Talks sponsored by Jamei Haswell in memory of Richard Grundy
Season Media Sponsor: The Press Democrat

Programs, dates, artists, and prices are subject to change without notice. Tickets are subject to availability.

Photo of Francesco Lecce-Chong by Susan and Neil Silverman Photography
Photo of Olga Kern by Chris Lee