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Upcoming Performances


Elgar & Schumann
Saturday 8:00 pm June 6, 2015
Sunday 2:30 pm June 7, 2015

In our final program of the season, cellist Julian Schwarz, superstar-in-the-making, makes his first appearance with Symphony Silicon Valley performing Elgar’s great concerto. This follows the return of the Chorale and orchestra in Vaughan Williams elegiac Serenade to Music; and the evening is capped by Schumann’s magnificent, almost euphoric Rhenish Symphony. English maestro William Boughton will bring the year to a brilliant close.

This concert is part of Subscription Series A, B, E, & F.

Conductor: William Boughton
Soloist(s): Julian Schwarz, Cello
Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music

  • Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

  • Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 “Rhenish

About William Boughton
About Julian Schwarz
About Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale



 
William Boughton

 

Past Performances from This Season


Carols in the California
Saturday 7:00 pm December 13, 2014


Artistic Director Elena Sharkova and the Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale, along with members of Symphony Silicon Valley, present the 10th Annual Carols in the California.  This exciting and festive program features English composer John Rutter’s soaring Magnificat.  Come for the traditional sing-along of your favorite carols and delight in both familiar and new Christmas favorites, all in the warm glow of the California Theatre.

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Conductor: Elena Sharkova
Soloist(s): Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
  • John Rutter: Magnificat

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Elena Sharkova

 


The Lord of the Rings
Thursday 7:00 pm April 16, 2015
Friday 7:00 pm April 17, 2015
Saturday 7:00 pm April 18, 2015

FOR TICKETS & MORE INFORMATION: WWW.LOTRSSV.ORG
San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd.
Directions | Seat Map

Direct from New York's Lincoln Center engagement, the complete film trilogy will be presented live, with Symphony Silicon Valley, and featuring Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale, Cantabile Youth Singers, and Ragazzi Boys Chorus. This is the first time an American orchestra has performed these epic works.

Beneath a giant 48 foot screen presented in HD, the Academy Award-winning scores by Howard Shore will be performed by 250 musicians, on stage, including symphony orchestra, chorus and soloists.

TWO COMPLETE CYCLES:

Cycle 1:
April 16, 2015 7:00 pm The Fellowship of the Ring
April 17, 2015 7:00 pm The Two Towers
April 18, 2015 7:00 pm The Return of the King

Cycle 2:
April 18, 2015 1:00 pm The Fellowship of the Ring
April 19, 2015 1:00 pm The Two Towers
April 19, 2015 6:30 pm The Return of the King

Composer: Howard Shore
Conductor: Shih-Hung Young
Soprano Solist: Clara Sanabras
Symphony Silicon Valley
Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
, under guest direction of Lou De La Rosa
Ragazzi Boys Choir
, under direction of Joyce Keil (The Fellowship of the Ring)
Cantabile Youth Singers
, under direction of Elena Sharkova (The Two Towers  & The Return of the King)

Conductor: Shih-Hung Young
Soloist(s): Clara Sanabras
Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
Ragazzi Boys Choir
Cantabile Youth Singers
Featured Artist(s): Howard Shore
About Shih-Hung Young
About Clara Sanabras
About Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
About Ragazzi Boys Choir
About Cantabile Youth Singers

 

 


The Lord of the Rings [Cylce 2]
Saturday 1:00 pm April 18, 2015
Sunday 1:00 pm April 19, 2015
Sunday 6:30 pm April 19, 2015

FOR TICKETS & MORE INFORMATION: WWW.LOTRSSV.ORG
San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd.
Directions | Seat Map

Direct from New York's Lincoln Center engagement, the complete film trilogy will be presented live, with Symphony Silicon Valley, and featuring Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale, Cantabile Youth Singers, and Ragazzi Boys Chorus. This is the first time an American orchestra has performed these epic works.

Beneath a giant 48 foot screen presented in HD, the Academy Award-winning scores by Howard Shore will be performed by 250 musicians, on stage, including symphony orchestra, chorus and soloists.

TWO COMPLETE CYCLES:

Cycle 1:
April 16, 2015 7:00 pm The Fellowship of the Ring
April 17, 2015 7:00 pm The Two Towers
April 18, 2015 7:00 pm The Return of the King

Cycle 2:
April 18, 2015 1:00 pm The Fellowship of the Ring
April 19, 2015 1:00 pm The Two Towers
April 19, 2015 6:30 pm The Return of the King

Composer: Howard Shore
Conductor: Shih-Hung Young
Soprano Solist: Clara Sanabras
Symphony Silicon Valley
Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
, under guest direction of Lou De La Rosa
Ragazzi Boys Choir
, under direction of Joyce Keil (The Fellowship of the Ring)
Cantabile Youth Singers
, under direction of Elena Sharkova (The Two Towers  & The Return of the King)

Conductor: Shih-Hung Young
Soloist(s): Clara Sanabras
Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
Ragazzi Boys Choir
Cantabile Youth Singers
Featured Artist(s): Howard Shore
About Shih-Hung Young
About Clara Sanabras
About Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
About Ragazzi Boys Choir
About Cantabile Youth Singers

 

 


The Bells
Saturday 8:00 pm May 9, 2015
Sunday 2:30 pm May 10, 2015

Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale figures throughout our May program, all under Maestro Vajda’s brilliant leadership. Debussy’s Nocturnes treats women’s voices as instruments, blending them with the orchestra to evoke the shifting sea.  Edgar Allan Poe’s poem The Bells, which evokes changing bell-tones using the melody of words, inspired Rachmaninoff’s brilliant adaptation - a choral symphony that was his favorite of all his works.

This concert is part of Subscription Series A, B, C, & D.

Conductor: Gregory Vajda
Soloist(s): Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
Isabella Ivy, soprano
Daniel Weeks, tenor
Anton Belov, baritone
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy

  • Claude Debussy: Nocturnes

  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: The Bells

About Gregory Vajda
About Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale
About Isabella Ivy
About Daniel Weeks
About Anton Belov

 
Gregory Vajda

 

 

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