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You're Invited!   FREE CONCERT

2:00pm to 3:30pm 



"La musique, c'est du bruit qui pense,” said French romantic writer Victor Hugo.  "Music is noise that thinks." OLLI Orchestra takes you to the wide boulevards of Paris and the enchanting forest of Gascogne filled with nymphs and naiads. OLLI’s free concert introduces you to engaging music by (mainly) French composers.



Les Indees Galantes
Jean-Philippe Rameau


Viola Concerto in G Major

Georg Philipp Telemann

Featuring Soloist Wayland Whitney


Two Songs

Eric Satie

Featuring vocalist Beverly Marks


Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Claude Debussy


Ma mère l'Oye (Mother Goose)

Joseph Maurice Ravel

I.   Pavane de la belle au bois dormant (Pavane of Sleeping Beauty)

II.  Petit Poucet (Little Tom Thumb)

III. Laideronnette, impératrice des pagodes
    (Little Ugly Girl, Empress of the Pagodas)

IV. Les entretiens de la belle et de la bête
     (Conversation of Beauty and the Beast)

V. Le jardin féerique (The Fairy Garden)

Sierra College, Multipurpose Room N20, 250 Sierra College Dr., Grass Valley 94545
TICKETS: Free, but required in order to reserve a seat:

Click here to reserve your ticket

Free parking. Follow signs at entrance. 

Conducted by

Maestro Wayland Whitney

Director of Strings & Orchestras, 
Modesto Junior College


Music Director & Conductor, MIMYO


Music Director & Conductor, OLLI Orchestra at Sierra College

OLLI Orchestra is devoted to sharing the joy of music making, engaging our audience, and enriching the cultural life of our community through artistic expression. Professional and amateur musicians volunteer to perform two free concerts per year. OLLI wants to transform the classical music experience into an exciting process of discovery, open to all.

Thank you, musicians! The community benefits from your hard work and the joy you bring to every performance!

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