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Oakland Symphony to Play Free Concert at the Lake

The symphony may be a bit out of price during a struggling economy. But a free symphony is somethind we'd check out.

The Oakland East Bay Symphony will play two free concerts to close out its fall schedule at the new Cathedral Center of Christ the Light in downtown Oakland.

The symphony will play two shows for the public this Sunday for free.

The performance will conincide with a special dedication of the church's new underground mausoleum at the cathedral

The All Souls Day concert program will start at 7 p.m. with symphony director Michael Morgan conducting the full symphony and chorus including soloists Heidi Moss, soprano and Zachary Gordin, baritone.

The concert program is Bruckner's Locus iste, Brahms' Serenade No. 2 and Faure's Requiem, the French composer's choral-- orchestral setting of the Catholic Mass for the Dead. The concert is free and open to the general public. Doors will open at 6:30PM for unreserved seating.

Parking for both events will be available at the Cathedral parking lot, at the 21st Street and Harrison underground entrance. Back-up parking will be available at the Kaiser Center, across 21st Street from the Cathedral parking lot entrance.

The cathedral is located at 2121 Harrison Street at the corner of Grand and Harrison in downtown Oakland.

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