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      2014-2015 Season

Emily Ray



Enjoy our concerts at
the Le Petit Trianon
in San Jose



Our Nineteenth Season


Bringing spirited performances of classical and contemporary music to Silicon Valley audiences, MCOSJ offers four performances for the 2014-2015 season.
Our special annual Portuguese concert brings riches from an otherwise neglected national music tradition.

Concert Locations:

Le Petit Trianon, 72 N. 5th Street, San Jose
   for concerts on September 20th, November 1st, February 14th and April 11th.

Five Wounds Portuguese National Church, 1375 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose
   for Portuguese concert.

Adventures in Elegance September 20, 2014, 7:30pm
  Sandra Wright Shen,  pianist
About Sandra Wright Shen
Franz Schubert Symphony no. 6 in C, “Little”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto no. 21 in C, K. 467, “Elvira Madigan”
Reynaldo Hahn Le Bal de Beatrice d’Este Suite
Joseph Suk Serenade for Strings, op. 6
   with guest performers
   Monta Vista High School
    Chamber Orchestra

Scary and (In)Sane November 1, 2014, 7:30pm
  Soheil Nasseri,  pianist
About Soheil Nasseri
Ludwig van Beethoven Overture to Coriolanus
Robert Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
Brian Holmes Phantom Wooer
Old Adam
Jolly Hunter
Manuel de Falla Ritual Fire Dance from El Amor Brujo
Charles Gounod Funeral March of a Marionette
Gabriel Fauré Pavane
Durwynne Hsieh Midnight Ride
March of the Candidates
   with guest performers
   Evergreen Valley High School
    Chamber Orchestra

Romance Without Borders February 14, 2015, 7:30pm
  Alfredo Rolando Ortiz,
 Paraguayan harpist
About Alfredo Rolando Ortiz
Camille Saint-Saens Suite, op. 49
Alfredo Rolando Ortiz South American Suite
Gerald Finzi Romance in E-flat, op. 11
Gordon Jacob Old Wine in New Bottles
Mikhail Glinka Valse Fantasy in B
Henry Mollicone Andrea's Theme from The Premonition
   with Henry Mollicone, pianist

Spring Landscapes April 11, 2015, 7:30pm
Photo credit: Lisa Mazzucco
Ani Aznavoorian,  cellist
About Ani Aznavoorian
Felix Mendelssohn Symphony no. 4, “Italian”
Durwynne Hsieh Cello Concerto, world premiere
Lars-Erik Larsson Pastoral Suite
Peter Warlock Capriol Suite

The Season Plus Portuguese Concert
Coming Soon...
Music of Portugal June 7, 2015, 3pm

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Program Highlights

Click on video to view samples from November 2, 2013 concert.
Program Highlights

Click on video to view samples from typical program.


Special Thanks!

Concerts are supported, in part, by
a Cultural Affairs grant from the
City of San José,
a grant from the
Farrington Historical Foundation
and by grants from
Silicon Valley Creates,
in partnership with the
County of Santa Clara and the
National Endowment for the Arts.

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