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December 02, 2014 Symphony Silicon Valley Performs Fantasia for Valentine's Day
 Disney shares one of its crown jewels of feature animation with Symphony Silicon Valley, accompanying scenes from Walt Disney's original FANTASIA (1940) and Disney FANTASIA 2000. February 14 & 15 at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts! Tickets at FantasiaSSV.org
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September 27, 2014 Symphony Silicon Valley fall schedule / September Program
Symphony Silicon Valley's 2014-15 season starts off in September with Respighi, Verdi and Berlioz.
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May 18, 2011 Symphony Saddened By Loss of Long Time Member

Philip Zahorsky, bass trombonist and 38 year veteran of the region's leading orchestra, died this morning after an extended illness. He was a founding member of Symphony Silicon Valley and played with the orchestra until recently.

We are greatly saddened by his loss and extend our condolences to his wife, Eleanor Angel (Symphony violist), and his two children.  Phil was a treasured member of our orchestra and of the Ohlone College music faculty.
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April 07, 2010 Symphony Silicon Valley Announces 2010-11 Season
Symphony Silicon Valley's 2010-11 season of classics: from Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert to Piazzolla, Dorman and d'Rivera
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March 01, 2010 Symphony Silicon Valley moves into new ticketing and administrative offices
Symphony Silicon Valley's new offices, housing the Symphony administration, ticket office and music library, are located in the Dohrman Building at 325 South First Street in San Jose, next to the California Theatre on the north toward San Carlos Street.  Validated short-term parking is available for Symphony customers.

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January 20, 2010 Two New Productions Replace 'Porgy & Bess'
Symphony Silicon Valley announces 'The Most Happy Fella' and 'Richly Russian, ' coming to the California Theatre in March 2010
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August 10, 2009 Symphony Silicon Valley  presents free outdoor music festival: Target Summer Pops
Symphony Silicon Valley's regular concert season begins in October, but thanks to the Symphony's brand-new, all-free pops festival, from August 22 to 30 listeners can enjoy the orchestra in five laid-back concerts, perfect for the summer holidays. 
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May 15, 2009 Great Songs, Great Music, Great Stories:
Symphony Silicon Valley Announces
"Broadway in Concert"
New Concert Series for 2009-10
Symphony Silicon Valley announced today the 2009-10 charter season of its newest concert series, "Broadway in Concert," featuring the music of Cole Porter's Kiss Me, Kate, Meredith Willson's The Music Man, and George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.

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May 14, 2009 Target to underwrite free Symphony Silicon Valley outdoor concert series...
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed today announced...the debut of the Target Summer Pops, a free Symphony Silicon Valley music festival taking place August 22-30, on the mall at the 4th and San Carlos at San Jose State University. 
Press release from City of San Jose Office of Economic Development - Excerpts

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February 26, 2008 Symphony Silicon Valley
Announces 2008-09 Season
Symphony Silicon Valley's seventh season, announced today, will include eight programs performed from September 2008 to June  2009.
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November 06, 2007
View a video about Symphony Silicon Valley which aired 11/4/07 on  KRON Best of the Bay
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August 08, 2007 Symphony Silicon Valley adds multi-media exploration of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring in 2007-08
Watch for a dynamic and innovative addition to Symphony Silicon Valley's core programming.  On June, 7 and 8, 2008, Beyond the Score ® Classical Music Exposed will invite listeners to take an in-depth look at a single masterwork: Stravinsky's brilliant and shocking The Rite of Spring.  Performed at the California Theatre, these two concerts will replace the previously scheduled final program of the Symphony's 2007-08 season.  Subscribers whose series include those dates will receive tickets to Beyond the Score® The Rite of Spring as part of their regular concert series.

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February 21, 2007 Symphony Silicon Valley
Announces 2007-08 Season
….. More music. New conductors. A world premiere. Classical favorites. A big band concert. Jazz. That and more as Symphony Silicon Valley marks its sixth season by expanding from seven to eight concert programs, for a total of 20 performances in the California Theater.


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November 15, 2005 Symphony Welcomes Six New Musicians
After nation-wide announcements and a month of intensive auditions, Symphony Silicon Valley is proud to introduce the newest members of our orchestra.  These talented individuals won auditions amidst stiff competition to long-vacant seats that have, until now, been filled with a series of substitute players.
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October 12, 2005 Awards, applause – and lunch – for two Symphony supporters.
Pete Cartwright, Symphony Silicon Valley Board Chair and founder and CEO of Calpine Corporation, received the 2005 Arts & Business Award (ABBY) for Individual Business Leadership at a festive awards luncheon hosted by Arts Council Silicon Valley at the Westin Santa Clara on October 7, 2005.  Bowne & Company, Inc. was honored as one of seven nominees for the ABBY for First-Time Business Support, in recognition of its Title Sponsorship of tbe Symphony's December 2004 concert.
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June 29, 2005 Symphony receives $1 million endowment gift, balances budget
Symphony Silicon Valley announced the creation of a permanent endowment fund today, with a one million dollar donation given for that purpose by Symphony Trustee John Griffin and his wife Hazel Griffin.
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June 16, 2005 San Jose Symphony Foundation (Makes Grants -- Excerpts)
San Jose Symphony Foundation today issued its first grants in its role as a private foundation…A grant of $29,100 was issued to Symphony Silicon Valley and the Foundation becomes the Podium Sponsor for the Symphony…
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February 22, 2005 Symphony Silicon Valley Announces Plans for Fourth Season
Symphony Silicon Valley, the professional orchestra of the South Bay, continued its growth by announcing a 2005-06 season of seven pairs of concerts. These concerts will again be held at its newly restored home, The California Theatre. The programs were developed with audiences and musicians in mind as many sources were polled to find the right musical mix. Next season five guest conductors will share the podium for seven programs.
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January 14, 2005 Symphony Silicon Valley & Square Enix announce “Dear Friends - Music from Final Fantasy”
Square Enix announced today that the FINAL FANTASY® symphony concert tour will come to San Francisco on Monday, March 7, 2005 at 7:30 PM at the Masonic Auditorium on Nob Hill.
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March 02, 2004 Symphony Silicon Valley Announces Its Move To The Historic California Theatre
Symphony Silicon Valley announced today that it will move its 2004-05 season
performances from the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts into the newly
renovated California Theater in downtown San Jose. Formerly a landmark
movie palace dating from 1927, the 1,100 seat theatre is being restored as
an opulent opera and concert performing facility.
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July 16, 2003 Symphony Announces Spin Off from Ballet and Formation as an Independent Non-Profit
Peter Cartwright, Chairman and CEO of Calpine, announced today the formation of a new public benefit corporation, Symphony Silicon Valley. Cartwright said, "We saw how engaged our community was with the beauty and energy of great classical music performances in last season's concerts. We are proud to take the next step to ensure that symphonic music will be a part of our region for many years to come."
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