Sonoma Musica Viva

Le Groupe des six, 1922, painting by Jacques-Émile Blanche. On the left, from bottom to top: Germaine Tailleferre, Darius Milhaud, Arthur Honegger, Jean Wiener. On the right, standing Francis Poulenc, Jean Cocteau; and seated Georges Auric.

A concert celebrating the music of Les Six. Les Six, (French: “The Six”) was a group of early 20th-century French composers whose music represents a strong reaction against the heavy German Romanticism of Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss, as well as against the chromaticism and lush orchestration of Claude Debussy. Member of Les Six are

Georges Auric (1899–1983)
Louis Durey (1888–1979)
Arthur Honegger (1892–1955)
Darius Milhaud (1892–1974)
Francis Poulenc (1899–1963)
Germaine Tailleferre (1892–1983)

Works to include movements from Op. 67 for piano, Tailleferre pieces for 3 trumpets, Honegger’s Danse Le Chèvre for flute and more.

Featuring Percussion Instructor, Jennifer Wilsey performing the Percussion Concerto by Darius Millhaud.

Health and Safety for the 2022 Spring Season

The following safety procedures are required for the 2022 Spring Season: 

  • Masks are required when indoors for everyone. 
  • All participants and audience members will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test, for indoor seating at the Green Music Center. This includes audience members of all ages.
  • All participants and audience members must heed all Sonoma County Public Health orders and Sonoma State University safety protocols.

For more information about our health and safety guidelines visit:

*All in-person performances are subject to change if necessary. Notice will be given if a change occurs.

Schroeder Hall
Admission Fees
$12.00 includes parking, SSU Students free with ID
Date and Time Ticket Link
Friday, March, 11, 2022, 7:30pm