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.

Oakland Symphony Website

Upcoming Events

Let Us Break Bread Together – The Music of Earth, Wind & Fire

Sunday, December 11 4:00 PM

Celebrate life, love, and the holidays with your community and the Oakland Symphony & Chorus! SF Classical Voice calls it an “inspired, multifarious, musical bash!” and this year draws its energy from Earth, Wind & Fire. Lenny Wee, arranger for The Grammys, The Tonight Show, Kennedy Center Honors, and more, conducts. Special Bay Area guests abound in this annual rollicking holiday party!

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Rooted in America

Friday, January 27 at 8:00 PM

FLORENCE PRICE: Five Folk Songs in Counterpoint

GEORGE GERSHWIN: Second Rhapsody

WILLIAM DAWSON: Negro Folk Symphony

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Notes from California

Friday, February 24 at 8:00 PM

GABRIELLA SMITHTumblebird Contrails (Bay Area Premiere)

CLAUDE DEBUSSY (orch. Robin Holloway): En blanc et noir

REENA ESMAILHistory of Red

IGOR STRAVINSKY: Symphony in Three Movements

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Romeo & Juliet

Friday, March 24 at 8:00 PM



SERGE PROKOFIEV: Music from Romeo and Juliet

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Songs of Protest

Friday, May 19 at 8:00 PM

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3

SAMUEL BARBER: Second Essay for Orchestra

MARTIN ROKEACH: Bodies on the Line: The Great Flint Sit-Down Strike
(world premiere, Oakland Symphony commission)

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