Mar 2020

Symphony & Wind Orchestra Winter Concert

7:00 pm @ Cañada College Theatre

John Eells & Dr. Richard Roper, Conductors

Symphonic Sketches

Debussy and Mussorgsky paint with the many colors of the orchestra: Debussy, evoking the changing moods of the Mediterranean, and Mussorgsky, bringing to life the artistic works of his dear friend Victor Hartmann.

  • DEBUSSY La Mer
  • PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3, Mvt. 1; Solomon Ge, piano
  • MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition

Additional pieces to be announced

Sinfonietta & Galbraith Honor Strings March Festival Concert

6:30 pm @ Evergreen Valley College Theatre

John Eells & Mariya Borozina, Conductors

Bizet in C

Confident, unassuming, and written by a precocious teenager, Bizet’s Symphony in C exudes infectious energy and youthful optimism..

  • GADE Efterklange af Ossian, Op. 1 (Echoes of Ossian): Overture
  • GLINKA Spanish Overture No. 2 (“Summer Night in Madrid”)
  • KHATCHATURIAN Selections from Masquerade
  • BIZET Symphony in C major (“No. 1”)

Additional pieces to be announced

May 2020

Chamber Players, Camerata, Galbraith Honor Strings, & Wind Orchestra Spring Concert

6:00 pm @ Louis B. Mayer Theatre at Santa Clara University

Chamber Players & Camerata Orchestra

Jordan Webster, Conductor

Galbraith Honor Strings

Mariya Borozina, Conductor

BACH Piano Concerto in F minor, Mvt. 1; Andrea Wong, piano

El Camino Wind Orchestra

Dr. Richard Roper, Conductor

  • Full program to be announced!

Sinfonietta Spring Dance

7:00 pm @ Heritage Theatre

John Eells, Conductor

Opera Lite

Two operatic overtures, one of which was composed the night before its premiere!, feature in this celebratory finale to the Sinfonietta season.

  • VERDI Nabucco Overture
  • MOZART Overture to Don Giovanni
  • STAMITZ Viola Concerto in D major, Mvt. 1; Sarah Ryu, viola
  • SCHUMANN Piano Concerto in A minor, Mvt. 3; Spencer Cha, piano
  • MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 5 in D major (“The Reformation”)

Symphony Season Finale

3:00 pm @ Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center

Dr. Jindong Cai, Conductor

From the New World

So popular, a recording of Dvorak’s “From the New World” flew with Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 mission to the moon! Dvorak’s beloved work, written during the composer’s time in New York, is meant as a ‘musical postcard’ to the folks back home: Greetings from America.

  • MUSSORGSKY/RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Night on Bald Mountain
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5 (“The Emperor”), Mvt. 1; Tiffany Ho, piano
  • DVORAK Symphony No. 9 in E minor (“From the New World”)

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