Carnival of the Animals & Mozart Requiem8:00 pm March 17, 2017
8:00 pm March 18, 2017
2:30 pm March 19, 2017
Orion Weiss and Alessio Bax, two brilliant pianists, team up to perform Mozart's concerto, a work filled with sparkling repartee as the two instruments vie with each other, then unite to suggest "some transfigured, heavenly barrel-organ." They follow with Saint-Saëns' Carnival, also with double piano and surely one of the most entertaining classical works ever written. In the second half of our progr...
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert8:00 pm March 31, 2017
2:30 pm April 1, 2017
8:00 pm April 1, 2017
1:30 pm April 2, 2017
The Harry Potter™ film series features Symphony Silicon Valley performing every note from HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS™.
Cars fly, trees fight back and a mysterious house-elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of his second year at Hogwarts. Adventure and danger await when bloody writing on a wall announces: The Chamber of Secrets has been opened...
Mahler's Fifth is an epic journey that begins with a funeral march, endures turmoil, dances with abandon, confesses deep love, and ends finally in glory. It is a great testament to adversity surmounted, expressed in luxuriant orchestral colors and unforgettable melodies. The stage is set with an orchestral version of Bach's Chaconne (originally for solo violin), in which a brief musical idea undergoes a series of transformations to become a statement of monumental proportion.
The world knows Astor Piazzolla as the great innovator of Argentine tango, who transformed the original dance style into new, large-scale compositions. Many other musicians have also cultivated Tango Nuevo. In addition to Piazzolla, we will perform works by two of the best: Horacio Salgan, who will turn 101 shortly after our concerts, and Luis Bacalov, widely recognized for the film Il Postino's Oscar-winning score. Bacalov's Tango Mass will bring our 2016-17 season to a dazzling close.