OAKLAND, Calif. May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Bell Investment Advisors (www.bellinvest.com) announced the firm is sponsoring the Oakland Symphony’s 2015/16 season finale concert, “Stravinsky & Silverman” to be conducted by Maestro Michael Morgan May 20 at the historic Paramount Theatre, downtown Oakland.
Jim Bell, President of Oakland Symphony’s Board of Directors, comments on the program: “Maestro Michael Morgan has curated a symphonic cocktail with surprising ingredients: Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms (with Oakland Symphony Chorus inspired from their recent tour of Eastern Europe); Barber’s Knoxville Summer of 1915 featuring soprano Nicole Joseph, winner of the 2014 Toland Vocal Arts Competition; John Adams’ The Dharma at Big Sur with Tracy Silverman, electric violin, ten gongs, two flower pots; and Ravel’s ebullient, impressionistic dance-hall romp, La Valse. Please join us as we ride the wave of Oakland Uprising.”
For concert details and ticket information: www.oaklandsymphony.org. Tickets can also be purchased at 510.444.0802.
“Oakland Symphony could not thrive without the generous support we receive from our patrons and from Oakland’s business community,” said Oakland Symphony Executive Director, Steven Payne. “We are happy to have Jim Bell and Bell Investment Advisors on board to help us wrap up our current season and look forward to keeping the momentum into our 2016/17 season kicking off in October.”
Bell’s sponsorship, in the tradition of business supporting the arts, continues the firm’s commitment to the arts. Jim Bell, CFP®, President & Founder, and Bonnie Bell, Principal, Director of Career/Life Coaching at Bell, have been contributing substantially over the years to the S.F. Bay Area artistic community. This is the ninth full concert of the Oakland Symphony that Bell Investment Advisors has sponsored.
About Bell Investment Advisors
Bell Investment Advisors is a privately-owned, registered investment advisory firm, managing $500 million in assets. In its 25th year of business, it offers investment management, financial planning and career/life coaching services. www.bellinvest.com.
About Oakland Symphony
Classical and symphonic music in Oakland have a rich history, dating back 80 years from the original Oakland Symphony (1933-1986) and the subsequent formation of Oakland Symphony Chorus and Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra over 50 years ago. The Oakland Symphony is celebrated as one of the most distinct regional orchestras in the country, serving a diverse population through its unique convergence of artistic excellence, community service, and education programs.