Nicola Swinburne
Achille Bocus

Season 18 (August - November 2014): New World

Celebrating our conductor's move to America from Italy, our repertoire will focus on the New World (America) and on new worlds in general. We'll play, among others, Calace's Pavana, Bruce Graybill's Walnut Valley Suite, Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, and the first movement of Dvorak's New World Symphony.

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San Francisco Mandolin Orchestra
The San Francisco Mandolin Orchestra is a plucked string orchestra with 15-25 members playing instruments of the mandolin family (mandolin, mandola and mandocello), as well as guitar, viola da gamba and double bass. The orchestra formed in May 2005, and rehearses in San Francisco's Noe Valley district on Sunday afternoons. The repertoire changes by the season. Some recent themes have been: Dreams, Fire, New Music, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, Winter, British Invasion, and Childhood. Visit the archive page for recordings and videos.

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