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Mariachi Sol de México
Friday 7:00 pm August 1, 2014


Presented with Viva Fest. Jose Hernandez leads world-famous Mariachi Sol de Mexico and guests from Viva Fest in a program showing off these virtuoso musicians’ Mexican flair and some special classical arrangements.

Concert takes place at San Jose State University's iconic Tower Lawn
(located behind the MLK Library at 4th and San Fernando)


Soloist(s): Mariachi Sol de Mexico
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Classical Mystery Tour
Saturday 7:00 pm August 2, 2014


The stars of Classical Mystery Tour, alums of Broadway’s Beatlemania, return for an evening of the Beatles’ greatest hits, backed by Symphony Silicon Valley.

  • Beatles Medly Overture
  • Got to Get You Into My Life
  • A Hard Day's Night
  • I Saw Her Standing There
  • Yesterday
  • All You Need Is Love
  • Penny Lane
  • Here Comes the Sun
  • Sgt. Pepper/Little Help From My Friends
  • I Am the Walrus
  • Sgt. Pepper Reprise
  • A Day In the Life
  • You've Got to Hide Your Love Away
  • Yellow Submarine
  • Come Together
  • While My Guitar Gently Weeps
  • The Long and Winding Road
  • Live and Let Die
  • Give Peace a Chance
  • Imagine
  • Golden Slumbers

Concert takes place at San Jose State University's iconic Tower Lawn
(located behind the MLK Library at 4th and San Fernando)


Soloist(s): Classical Mystery Tour
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Cole Porter Songbook
Sunday 5:30 pm August 3, 2014


Target Summer Pops closes with the music of Cole Porter from All of You to You’re the Top. Led by Maestro Larry Blank, the Symphony is joined by Broadway talents Lisa Vroman, David Burnham, and Christina Saffran.

Free Ice Cream Social with Treat Ice Cream of San Jose.

Concert takes place at San Jose State University's iconic Tower Lawn
(located behind the MLK Library at 4th and San Fernando)

Conductor: Larry Blank
Soloist(s): Lisa Vroman
David Burnham
Christina Saffran
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Larry Blank

 

Past Performances from This Season


Symphonic Strings
Saturday 7:00 pm July 26, 2014


Maestro Peter Jaffee leads Symphonic Strings – popular classical works written for strings only, performed by the musicians of Symphony Silicon Valley. Composers will range from Tchaikovsky and Dvorak to Takemitsu, Grieg and Copland.

  • Holberg Suite Prelude (Grieg)
  • Serenade for Strings in E major (Dvorák)
  • Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Mozart)
  • Romanian Folk Dances (Bartók)
  • Serenade for Strings in E minor (Elgar)
  • Waltz (Takemitsu)
  • Boisterous Bouree (Britten)
  • Serenade for Strings in C (Tchaikovsky)

Concert takes place at San Jose State University's iconic Tower Lawn
(located behind the MLK Library at 4th and San Fernando)

Conductor: Peter Jaffe
About Peter Jaffe

 
Peter Jaffe

 


Opera Pops
Sunday 5:30 pm July 27, 2014


Presented with Opera San Jose. Symphony Silicon Valley and Opera San Jose collaborate on an evening of vocal pyrotechnics. Maestro Peter Jaffee conducts an evening of arias, songs and comic turns from opera and operettas. Free Ice Cream Social, provided by Treat Ice Cream of San Jose.

  • Die Fledermaus Overture (Strauss)
  • The Magic Flute: Papageno! Papagena! (Mozart)
  • The Magic Flute: Queen of the Night (Mozart)
  • The Marriage of Figaro: La vendetta (Mozart)
  • Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell'amore (Verdi)
  • The Marriage of Figaro Overture (Mozart)
  • Lakmé Flower Duet (Delibes)
  • The Barber of Seville: Largo al factotum (Rossini)
  • La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' (Puccini)
  • Fiddler on the Roof: If I Were a Rich Man (Bock)
  • Porgy and Bess: Summertime (Gershwin)
  • Rigoletto: La donna è mobile (Verdi)
  • Carmen: Votre toast (Bizet)

Concert takes place at San Jose State University's iconic Tower Lawn
(located behind the MLK Library at 4th and San Fernando)

Conductor: Peter Jaffe
Soloist(s): Opera San Jose
Kirk Dougherty, Tenor
Silas Elash, Bass
Matthew Hanscom, Baritone
Isabella Ivy, Soprano
Chloe Smart, Soprano
About Peter Jaffe
About Opera San Jose
About Kirk Dougherty
About Silas Elash
About Matthew Hanscom
About Isabella Ivy
About Chloe Smart

 

 

 

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