Sun., Feb. 03, UC Davis Symphony Orchestra
Mondavi Center, 7 p.m., $8-$17
The world premiere of Concerto for Two Marimbas and Orchestra will be presented as part of the Art of Migration Festival. Under the direction of conductor Christian Baldini, this new piece by composer and festival fellow Laurie San Martin features Mayumi Hama and Chris Froh on marimba. Mysteries of the Macabre, a selection of arias from György Ligeti's opera, Le Grand Macabre, will feature soprano Nikki Einfeld, and Sergey Prokofiev's Selections From Romeo and Juliet will also be performed. This orchestra, now in its 54th year, has performed worldwide and is comprised of strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. 9399 Old Davis Road in Davis, http://music.ucdavis.edu/symphony/2012-13-concerts.