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  • Romeo & Juliet & Sibelius
    8:00 pm October 6, 2018
    2:30 pm October 7, 2018

    Internationally renowned Maestra JoAnn Falletta makes her first appearance on the Symphony's podium with a program that puts the orchestra on full display. Barber's sparkling overture introduces the concert, followed by Falletta's own selections from Prokofiev's passionate masterpiece. We end with Sibelius's popular Fifth Symphony, one of the greatest works of the 20th century - powerful, poignant, ardently traditional and filled with melody. The reserved composer himself stated: "God opens his door for a moment and his orchestra plays the Fifth Symphony."

  • Debussy & Strauss
    8:00 pm October 27, 2018
    2:30 pm October 28, 2018

    It's often said that Strauss 'saved his best for the very end.' His final work, a soaring song cycle for lyric soprano and orchestra, is among the most profoundly moving he ever wrote, and a matchless showcase for the soprano.  SSV pairs it with a bravura suite from an early Strauss opera. The evening opens with a pair of early works by Debussy, tuneful, brightly colored, and altogether delightful. A virtuoso event!

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert
    2:30 pm November 3, 2018
    7:30 pm November 3, 2018
    1:30 pm November 4, 2018

    You-Know-Who™ is not the only one who has returned—Harry Potter™, Ron Weasley™, and Hermione Granger™ are back as well in this unforgettable concert event. Relive the magic with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ displayed on a giant screen in high-definition and accompanied by a symphonic orchestra.

  • Mozart & Mendelssohn
    8:00 pm December 8, 2018
    2:30 pm December 9, 2018

    Following Mendelssohn's enchanting Overture written during his teens, we hear two great works from late in their composers' lives. The Scottish Symphony, Mendelssohn's last, is filled with echoes of Scotland's stormy, embattled history, punctuated by both a Scottish reel and perhaps the most beautiful Adagio he ever wrote. Mozart's Clarinet Concerto, one of his final works, is a touchstone of the clarinet repertory. With its rich, mellow voice, the solo clarinet seems to engage the orchestra in a loving conversation between friends.

  • Carols in the California
    7:00 pm December 15, 2018

    A Family Holiday Tradition! Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale, along with members of Symphony Silicon Valley, present the 14th Annual Carols in the California. Come enjoy a traditional sing-along of your favorite carols with choir and brass ensemble, all in the warm glow of the California Theatre.

  • Brahms & Dvořák
    8:00 pm January 19, 2019
    2:30 pm January 20, 2019

    Pianist Jon Kimura Parker is famed for his "infectious elan and gargantuan technique." His outsized technique will be on special demand for our first work, a concerto built on a heroic symphonic scale that requires sheer stamina as well as supreme artistry. A masterpiece of musical contrasts, it is also filled with lyrical interludes, including an extended cello solo. Dvořák's symphony follows, inventive but gentler, almost idyllic, and irresistibly tuneful. While he was writing it, Dvořák himself marveled "melodies simply pour out of me."

  • Tchaikovsky Fifth Symphony
    8:00 pm March 2, 2019
    2:30 pm March 3, 2019

    Our opener is a musical tour through the folk traditions Bartok studied, full of life and complex rhythm. Barber's virtuosic concerto follows, combining lush Romantic lyricism and angular 'modern' energy, with a brilliant ending that is a notorious test of the violinist's skill. In the second half, we hear Tchaikovsky's magnificent symphony, with its unparalleled mastery of all the orchestra's voices -- famously played through without a pause in WWII Leningrad during a ferocious bombing attack.

  • Petrushka & Rach 2
    8:00 pm May 4, 2019
    2:30 pm May 5, 2019

    Ringling Bros. wanted something for 50 elephants and 50 ballerinas -- Stravinsky obliged. A much earlier commission resulted in a piece about a puppet's love and heartbreak. Petrushka is one of Stravinsky's most popular works filled with Russian folk tunes and brilliant orchestrations. Astonishingly, pianist Jon Nakamatsu, famed for his Rachmaninoff performances, has never before played the Second Concerto for South Bay audiences. From its first chords, the concerto casts its spell. The composer believed that music's mission is to express emotion, and this vibrant concerto succeeds so well that its themes have ...

 

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