The Paramount Theatre is the proud home of the OAKLAND SYMPHONY.

Experience the music of the masters, the works of living American composers and the sensational playing of the Oakland Symphony in the gorgeous glow of the Paramount Theatre!

The Oakland Symphony handles all of their own tickets sales. Visit the Oakland Symphony website and purchase tickets or call 510-444-0802.

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Upcoming Events

Free Family Concert

Sunday, April 16, 2024 at 4:00 PM

Conductor: Kedrick Armstrong

In partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities, Bay Area Oakland Symphony shares the music that has helped Families, Doctors, Nurses, and patients get hyped to overcome challenges. Whether it’s prepping for surgery or a big test at school, music helps give us all courage in everyday life. Stories and music for the whole family.

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The Music of John Williams

Thursday, May 4, 2023 at 8:00 PM

Conductors: Kyle J. Dickson, John Williams

The music of John Williams has transported us beyond our imagination. To new worlds. Through heart-pounding adventures. Be there as the Oakland Symphony performs all your John Williams favorites: Superman, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harry Potter, E.T., and of course, Star Wars. The force is with you for this 90th birthday celebration of cinema’s symphonic master.

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Songs of Protest

Friday, May 19, 2023 at 8:00 PM

Conductor: Tito Muñoz

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3

SAMUEL BARBER: Second Essay for Orchestra

Bodies on the Line: The Great Flint Sit-Down Strike
(world premiere, Oakland Symphony commission with support from the Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music and Saint Mary’s College of California (Frank J. Filippi Professorship in Performing Arts; Provost’s Research Grant; Faculty Development Fund; Office of Faculty Development Writers’ Retreat)

Melody Wilsonmezzo-soprano
Morgan Smithbaritone

Oakland Symphony Chorus
Ash Walker, acting chorus director

Pacific Edge Voices
Ash Walker, music director

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