Target Summer Pops 2011
Target Summer Pops 2011

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Classics With Attitude
Saturday 7:00pm July 30, 2011
sponsored by Target Stores
Maestro Peter Jaffe returns to open our Festival with a mix of light classics from Tchaikovsky, Offenbach, and other well-loved composers.  We include favorites like the delightfully eerie "Night on Bald Mountain;" "Carmen Fantasy," a work for virtuoso violin based on the world's most popular opera;  the rhythmic "Bolero;" and the sweeping and supremely picturesque "The Moldau."

Conductor: Peter Jaffe
About Peter Jaffe

A Night At The Symphony


Family Adventure Concert
Sunday 5:30 pm July 31, 2011
sponsored by Target Stores
Orchestral family favorites for kids and the kid-at-heart -- from daring Raiders of the Lost Ark and marauding Pirates of the Caribbean to the bubbly theme from Little Mermaid and Beauty and her beast.  Conducted by Maestro Peter Jaffe.  Come early to enjoy free ice cream, perfect for a warm summer evening.

Conductor: Peter Jaffe
About Peter Jaffe

Family Night


Noche Caliente: Target Latin Night
Friday 7:00pm August 5, 2011
sponsored by Target Stores
Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca bring hot Latin dance rhythms and smooth world music beats to a special evening of Latin music.  Their blending of Congolese soukous and rumba with Cuban salsa makes for an electric ritmo caliente! Special guests, pyrotechnic San Jose Taiko, open the concert for a true evening of World Music.

Soloist(s): Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca
About Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca

Noche Caliente: Latin Night


Big Band Dance Hits
Saturday 7:00pm August 6, 2011
sponsored by Target Stores
This summer, "Your Hit Parade" brings back the swinging sounds of the 30's, 40's & 50's Big Band hits, with special emphasis on the dance music of the era!   This evening will have your feet moving and your heart soaring to the sound of  In the Mood, Puttin' on the Ritz, Begin the Beguine the sensual Anything Goes, the playful Ain't Misbehavin and some 20 other beloved tunes.

Big Band Dance!


Hurray for Hollywood
Sunday 5:30pm August 7, 2011
sponsored by Target Stores
Pops conductor extraordinaire Michael Berkowitz brings a night of Hollywood glamour and classic themes from the movies to the green at San Jose State University.  Gone with the Wind, Dr. Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia, James Bond --  they had us at the first few notes!  Savor free ice cream and the music from your favorite blockbusters.

Conductor: Michael Berkowitz
About Michael Berkowitz

A Night in Hollywood



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