2004 - 2005 Season
2004 - 2005 Season

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Independence Weekend Sunset Symphony (Non-Subscription Event)
Saturday Lake Cunningham Park, 7:00pm July 3, 2004
Sunday Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay, 7:00pm July 4, 2004
Join Symphony Silicon Valley under the stars for a holiday concert followed by fireworks.

Conductor: Theo Alcantara
Soloist(s): Robert Bonfiglio
Manuel Romero
  • Handel: Water Music
  • Borodin: Polovetsian Dances
  • Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
  • Foster: Stephen Foster Medley, featuring Bonfiglio
  • Various: Medley, featuring Manuel Romero
  • Various: Elvis Lives, featuring Bonfiglio
  • Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever
About Theo Alcantara
About Robert Bonfiglio
About Manuel Romero

Theo Alcantara


Homage to the California Theatre
Saturday 8:00 pm October 9, 2004
Sunday 2:00 pm October 10, 2004

Conductor: Sergiu Comissiona
  • Copland: Red Pony Suite
  • Korngold: Robin Hood Suite
  • Gershwin: Funny Face
  • Gershwin: Porgy and Bess Symphonic Picture
  • Gershwin: Girl Crazy
About Sergiu Comissiona

Sergiu Comissiona


The Red Violin
Saturday 8:00 pm October 30, 2004
Sunday 2:00 pm October 31, 2004

Conductor: Patrick Flynn
Soloist(s): Robin Mayforth
  • Williams: English Folk Song Suite
  • Higdon: Fanfare Ritmico
  • Corigliano: Chaconne for Violin and Orchestra from 'The Red Violin', featuring Robin Mayforth
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
About Patrick Flynn
About Robin Mayforth

Patrick Flynn


Schubert, Singers & More
Saturday 8:00 pm December 11, 2004
Sunday 2:00 pm December 12, 2004

Conductor: Thomas Conlin
Soloist(s): Tonna Miller
San Jose State Chorale & Concert Choir
  • Britten: Men of Good Will
  • Poulenc: Gloria, featuring Tonna Miller
  • Schubert: Symphony No. 8, Unfinished
  • Wagner:  Choruses from Lohengrin, Tannhauser & Dei Meistersinger, featuring The SJSU Chorale
  • Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus (San Jose State University Chorale, solo)
About Thomas Conlin
About Tonna Miller

Thomas Conlin


The Continental
Saturday 8:00 pm January 15, 2005
Sunday 2:00 pm January 16, 2005

Conductor: Paul Polivnick
Soloist(s): Ju-Young Baek, Violin
  • Stravinsky: Le Chant du Rossignol
  • Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Italian Symphony
  • Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, featuring Ju-Young Baek
About Paul Polivnick
About Ju-Young Baek

Paul Polivnick


A Mozartean Romp
Saturday 8:00 pm February 26, 2005
Sunday 2:00pm February 27, 2005

Conductor: William Boughton
Soloist(s): Maria Tamburrino, Flute
Dan Levitan, Harp
  • Sullivan: Pineapple Poll
  • Mozart: Flute and Harp Concerto, featuring Maria Tamburrino and Dan Levitan
  • Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major
About William Boughton
About Maria Tamburrino
About Dan Levitan

William Boughton


Dear Friends: Music from Final Fantasy (Non-Subscription Event)
Monday 7:30pm March 7, 2005
sponsored by Square-Enix
Presented in conjunction with the Video Game Producers' Conference.  A high-tech presentation of the music from the popular video game and featuring a personal appearance by Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu.

Conductor: Arnie Roth
Soloist(s): Nobuo Uematsu, Composer
About Arnie Roth
About Nobuo Uematsu



Beethoven & Strauss
Saturday 8:00 pm April 30, 2005
Sunday 2:00 pm May 1, 2005

Conductor: Patrick Flynn
Soloist(s): Richard Todd
  • Strauss: Don Juan
  • Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1, featuring Richard Todd
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica
About Patrick Flynn
About Richard Todd

Patrick Flynn


Blockbusters All
Saturday 8:00 pm May 28, 2005
Sunday 2:00 pm May 29, 2005

Conductor: Mallory Thompson
Soloist(s): Natasha Paremski
  • Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Overture
  • Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, featuring Natasha Paremski
  • Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D major
About Mallory Thompson
About Natasha Paremski

Mallory Thompson



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