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Carols in the California
Saturday 7:00 pm December 10, 2016

A Family Holiday Tradition! Artistic Director Elena Sharkova and the Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale present the 12th Annual "Carols in the California", an exciting and festive program of holiday cheer. Come for a traditional sing-along of your favorite carols including Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Joy to the World, Away in the Manger, Silent Night, and The Twelve Days of Silicon Valley Christmas.

Prepare to be dazzled by a performance of Rossini's “Kyrie and Gloria” from Petite Messe Sollennelle, and entertained by Is There Really a Santa Claus? with choir, narrator and orchestra, all in the warm glow of the beautiful California Theatre. And while downtown, enjoy Christmas in the Park, and Winter Wonderland rides just two blocks from the theater.

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Conductor: Elena Sharkova
Soloist(s): Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
Sandra Rubalcava-Bengochea, Soprano
Christopher Bengochea, Baritone
  • Gioachino Rossini: Petite messe solennelle

About Elena Sharkova
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Elena Sharkova

 


The Nutcracker
Friday 7:00 pm December 16, 2016
Saturday 2:30 pm December 17, 2016
Saturday 7:00 pm December 17, 2016
Sunday 2:30 pm December 18, 2016
Sunday 6:30 pm December 18, 2016
Wednesday 7:00 pm December 21, 2016
Thursday 7:00 pm December 22, 2016
Friday 2:30 pm December 23, 2016
Friday 7:00 pm December 23, 2016
Saturday 2:30 pm December 24, 2016

Symphony Silicon Valley presents the Ballet Stars of Moscow Company direct from Russia, featuring ballet stars Oksana Bondareva and Andrei Bolotin in THE NUTCRACKER. The tradition of professional ballet in San Jose continues, with Tchaikovsky's magnificent music performed by Symphony Silicon Valley conducted by Maestro George Daugherty.

"A sumptuous ballet feast...the theater rang with Bravos" - New York Times

"…one of life's true pleasures: classical dance in purist form...one of the most enjoyable evening of ballet" - Corpus Christi Caller Times

"…the all-around best touring soloists I have seen out of Russia" - Desert News

San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd.
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Sponsored by Diane & Lee Brandenburg

Conductor: George Daugherty
Soloist(s): Oksana Bondareva
Andrei Bolotin
Ballet Stars of Moscow Company
About George Daugherty
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About Andrei Bolotin
About Ballet Stars of Moscow Company



 
Oksana Bondareva

 


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert
Saturday 2:30 pm April 1, 2017
Saturday 8:00 pm April 1, 2017
Sunday 1:30 pm April 2, 2017

The Harry Potter™ film series features Symphony Silicon Valley and SSV Chorale 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. Harry, Ron and Hermione will require all their magical abilities and courage to save Hogwarts!
 
Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score.

San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd.
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HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s16)

Conductor: Justin Freer
Soloist(s): Cantabile Youth Singers
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Past Performances from This Season


Fourth of July Symphony Summer Pops
Monday 5:15 pm July 4, 2016

Free, world-class fireworks return to downtown San Jose to light up the Fourth. Symphony Silicon Valley and the Rotary Club of San Jose invite you, your family and friends to come celebrate the holiday together, with 5 hours of spectacular and varied music-making and a breathtaking fireworks display.  Featured guests Mariachi Azteca, Broadway star Lisa Vroman, Dirty Cello (blues to bluegrass to rock), and San Jose Taiko, plus Maestro Peter Jaffe and the Symphony orchestra performing patriotic and pops favorites, equal music for you--music for all!  A family-friendly event with special activities for children, all in San Jose's Discovery Meadow. 

Music 5:15 - 10:15 pm
Fireworks begin after dark

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Conductor: Peter Jaffe
Soloist(s): Lisa Vroman, Soprano
About Peter Jaffe
About Lisa Vroman

 
Peter Jaffe

 

 

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