Official 2017-2018 Auditions Results

Orchestra Gradus ad Parnassum is happy to announce a list of candidates who are invited to become new members in 2017-2018 season (in alphabetical order). Please check e-mails for further information. GROUP APOLLO VIOLINS Campbell Aidan, Chen Kristen, Cheng Jonathan, Escudero Hanna, Gao Brandon, Guan Anna, Hiraoka Lillian, Hua Joie, Huang Bridget, Kalluraya Meera, Li Cynthia, Liu Alicia, Lo Austin, Oliveira Michael, Rao Sashank, Rong Chloe, Satish Aditya, Suresh Shreya, Tam Karen, Yi Zhuoxian, Zhang Audrey VIOLAS Lam Hanna, Liu Karen, Luu Audrey, Malyshkina Yulia, Schwarz Elizabeth, Zhou Olivia CELLOS Chen Andrew, Cho…

Unique Premiere in Santa Clara

Orchestra Gradus ad Parnassum is preparing for another season concert on February 26, 2017, 2:30PM at Mission Santa Clara with its grand acoustics. Together with works of Beethoven, Gluck, Brahms and J. Strauss a rare gem - Concerto for piano four hands and orchestra by Leopold Kozeluh - will be premiered by internationally acclaimed Klara Frei & Temirzhan Yerzhanov Piano Duet. Leopold Kozeluh was prolific composer known as a successor of Mozart after his departure from Prague. Concert will be led by esteemed Music Director Imant Airea. For tickets please click "Upcoming Concerts"

Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council hosted OGP

Benefit concert “Four Hands and a Baton” sponsored by the Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council to support musical arts in the community and schools had a huge success on February 4, 2017  at the Amador Theater. It featured internationally acclaimed piano duet Klara Frei & Temirzhan Yerzhanov in works for four hands by Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn, joined by Orchestra Gradus ad Parnassum under conductors Temirzhan Yerzhanov and Imant Airea in Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito Overture and in a rare performance of one of three existing piano concertos for piano 4 hands - by Leopold…

Second Season Started

Orchestra Gradus ad Parnassum, youth group based in Pleasanton, CA opened its second season in a new magnificent venue - Mission Santa Clara known for its one of the best acoustical qualities. Program included music by J. S. Bach, Mozart, Faure, Delibes, J. Strauss and Prokofiev. Featured soloist - Bay Area's favorite and internationally acclaimed soprano Olga Chernisheva. Conductor - Artistic Director Temirzhan Yerzhanov.