Our 2016 Season is Here!

The Sonoma Classical Music Society is pleased to announce its 12th season of presenting great classical music in Sonoma.  All 2016 concerts will be held at Vintage House Sonoma, 264 First Street East in Sonoma. Tickets for each concert are $35.00 for the general public, $25.00 for members of the Society, and $10.00 for students.  Tickets may be obtained from the Society’s website, www.sonomaclassical.org, in about a week, and will be available from Readers’ Books, Pharmaca, and Vintage House, approximately three weeks prior to the performance, and at the door. Annual membership drive is in Dec/Jan and the cost is $30/year.  

​The concert schedule is:
1. Sunday, January 24th 2016, at 3:00 p.m. The Benvenue Trio and Friends will perform a program of works by Robert Schumann, including his majestic Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, op. 44. The Benvenue Trio is composed of local favorites Tanya Tomkins on cello, Eric Zivian on piano, and international superstar Monica Huggett on violin.  For this performance, they will be joined by Jodi Levitz, viola, and Carla Moore, violin.
2. Sunday, March 13, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. Pianist Anastasia Dedik returns to Sonoma for an encore performance, a CD-release recital, celebrating the release of her new CD.  She will be performing works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky-Pletnev, and Rachmaninov.  
3. Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 3:00 p.m.  The Telegraph Quartet, headquartered in Berkeley and winners of the prestigious Bischoff String Quartet competition, makes its Sonoma debut will perform an exceptional program, including Mozart’s String Quartet K. 428, and the great “Death and the Maiden” quartet by Schubert.
4. Sunday, May 15, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. The Vinfera Trio, a local group based in Napa, makes it Sonoma debut with a wonderfully eclectic program, including Francois Poulenc’s “Invitation to the Castle,” Mozart’s “Kegelstatt” Trio, Igor Stravinsky’s “A Soldiers Tale,” Bela Bartok’s “Contrasts,” and an arrangement of George Gershwin’s “An American in Paris.”  The Trio is composed of violin/viola, clarinet, and piano.
Detailed press releases for each event will be released approximately six weeks prior to each performance.  We look forward to seeing you all in 2016.


About the Sonoma Classical Music Society

The Sonoma Classical Music Society was formed in 2004 with the mission of sponsoring a series of classical music concerts in Sonoma of the highest professional quality. An application for membership in the Sonoma Classical Music Society may be obtained at the website: www.sonomaclassical.org. .

Detailed press releases for each concert will be issued approximately six weeks before the performance date. If you have questions, please call (707) 939-3683, or e-mail