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Upcoming Performances


The Nutcracker
Friday 7:00 pm December 15, 2017
Saturday 2:30 pm December 16, 2017
Saturday 7:00 pm December 16, 2017
Sunday 2:30 pm December 17, 2017
Wednesday 7:00 pm December 20, 2017
Friday 7:00 pm December 22, 2017
Saturday 2:30 pm December 23, 2017
Saturday 7:00 pm December 23, 2017
Sunday 2:30 pm December 24, 2017

The enchanting holiday classic returns. Symphony Silicon Valley presents this magical production with full orchestra and the outstanding Ballet Stars of Moscow direct from Russia. Reserve your seats for the Greater South Bay’s premiere production of The Nutcracker. Nine performances only!

San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd.
Directions | Seat Map

Sponsored by Diane & Lee Brandenburg

Conductor: George Daugherty
Soloist(s): Ballet Stars of Moscow Company
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George Daugherty

 


Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert
Saturday 2:30 pm April 7, 2018
Saturday 7:30 pm April 7, 2018
Sunday 1:30 pm April 8, 2018

Grab your broom and get ready for the tasks ahead! The Triwizard Tournament comes to Hogwarts™ in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ — in Concert.  Relive the magic of Harry Potter™ soaring across the big screen in high-definition and experience the music of Symphony Silicon Valley performing Patrick Doyle’s unforgettable score.

San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd.
Directions | Seat Map

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING'S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18)




 

 

Past Performances from This Season


Patch the Sky
Saturday 8:00 pm October 14, 2017
Sunday 2:30 pm October 15, 2017

Join us for the premiere performance of this new oratorio. Based on ancient Chinese mythology, it tells the story of the goddess Nüwa, who created human beings; how the battle between the spirit of Water and the spirt of Fire plunged the world into darkness, and how Nüwa patched the sky and saved humanity.

Composer: An-lun Huang    Librettist: Gue Ke

Conductor: Rui Zhang

Weiguang Dang, Baritone
Liya Fang, Mezzo Soprano
Amanda Kingston, Soprano
Mason Gates, Tenor
A-Sharp Chorus, directed by Wenbo Deng
Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale, directed by Michael DiGiacinto
  • "Hometown" lyric: Gue Ke, music: Fu Tong Wong
    from cantata Lyrics of the Oversea Chinese

  • "The Ode to King Yu" lyric: Gue Ke, music: Yuankai Bao
    from oratorio King Yu

  • "Back to Hometown Suite" lyric: Gue Ke, music Lechang Chen
    from oratorio Song of Big Wind

  • Soprano Solo:

    • "Chi il bel sogno" from Rondine
    • "Vilja Lied" from The Merry Widow
  • Tenor Solo:

    • "O Colombina" from I Pagliacci
    • "Pourquoi me reveiller" from Werther
  • Patch the Sky music: An-lun Huang, lyric: Gue Ke

About Rui Zhang
About Weiguang Dang
About Liya Fang
About Amanda Kingston
About Mason Gates
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About Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale

 

 


Carols in the California
Saturday 7:00 pm December 9, 2017

A Family Holiday Tradition! Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale, along with members of Symphony Silicon Valley, present the 13th Annual Carols in the California under the baton of Michael DiGiacinto. This exciting and festive program features John Rutter’s Gloria and other glorious seasonal music. Come enjoy a traditional sing-along of your favorite carols with choir and brass ensemble, all in the warm glow of the California Theatre.

And while downtown, enjoy Christmas in the Park, and Winter Wonderland rides just two blocks from the theater. San Jose comes alive with the Holiday Season, with activities and memories for the entire family!

All tickets $36   ($26 for attendees under 26)

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Conductor: Elena Sharkova
Soloist(s): Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
About Elena Sharkova
About Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale

 
Elena Sharkova

 

 

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