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50th Season: 2008-09

Wednesday, 24 September 2008 

University Convocation 
Jackson Hall / Mondavi Center 

Saturday, 4 October 2008 

Barbara Jackson 90th-Birthday Gala 
Heidi Melton, soprano (San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow) 
Jeffrey Thomas, tenor 
University Chorus 
Puccini: “Vissi d’arte” from Tosca 
Verdi: Brindisi from La Traviata 
    [followed by banquet, Thomas Hampson concert] 
Jackson Hall / Mondavi Center 
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Sunday, 23 November 2008 

Golden Jubilee Gala 

Jorja Fleezanis, violin 
University Chorus 
Beethoven: Gloria, from Missa solemnis 
     Jeffrey Thomas, conducting 
Chausson: Poème for violin and orchestra 
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 
     D. Kern Holoman, conducting 
Jackson Hall / Mondavi Center / 8:00 PM / $5 up 
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Friday, 5 December 2008 

University Chorus with UCDSO 
Schubert: Mass in G David Moschler, conducting 
Beethoven: Gloria, from Missa solemnis Jeffrey Thomas, conducting 
Jackson Hall / Mondavi Center / 8:00 PM / $5 up 
program | images 
[no concert in February owing to conductor search] 
patron letter on conductor search 
Press announcements of Baldini appointment: 
Davis Enterprise | UCDavis News and Information | Sacramento Bee 

Sunday, 8 March 2009 

Robin Fisher, soprano 
Catherine Cook, mezzo-soprano 
Joseph Palarca, tenor 
Eugene Brancoveanu, baritone 
University Chorus & Alumni Chorus 
D. Kern Holoman, conducting 
Mendelssohn: Elijah 
Jackson Hall / Mondavi Center / 8:00 PM / $5 up 
program | postcard | images 

Picnic Day, 18 April 2009 

John Abdallah, violin 
David Moschler, conducting 
Beethoven: Octet, movt. I 
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto, movt. I 
Highlights from Oklahoma! 

Saturday, 2 May 2009 

Sunday, 3 May 2009 

Friday, 8 May 2009 

Saturday, 9 May 2009 

Sunday, 10 May 2009 

A fully staged production with the Department of Theatre & Dance in Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center. 
Music by Richard Rodgers • Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein 
David Moschler, musical director • Mindy Cooper, director & choreographer 
program | poster | postcard | images 

Tuesday, 12 May 2009 

Holoman accolade from Mondavi management 

Thursday, 14 May 2009 

Yo-Yo Ma Master Class 
images | News Service essay by Stephen Hudson, UCDSO 
David Moschler feature (fellowships) 

Tuesday, 2 June 2009 

Family Concert 

John Abdallah, violin 
Rossini: Barber of Seville overture 
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto 
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 (“Pastoral”) 
Jackson Hall / Mondavi Center / 7:00 PM / $5 all tickets 
Note early start time. 
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Music Department 2008–09 season tickets are available at the Mondavi Center box office. Purchase tickets in person, online via, or by phone at 530.754.2787. Buy tickets to any three events together—including Oklahoma!—and save 10%; buy any five and save 15%. Handling charges apply. For more information on these and other department events, visit


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