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2011-2012 Season Summary
 

The following concerts were delivered in the 2011 through 2012 season.


November 5, 2011, 7:30pm
Brilliant Combinations
  Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 2 in D, op. 36
  Dmitri Shostakovich Piano Concerto no. 1 in C, op. 35
  Felix Mendelssohn Rondo Brillante, op. 29
  David Avshalomov Elegy
Tavit Tashjian,  pianist
Piedmont Hills High School,  guest performers

February 11, 2012, 7:30pm
A Dance card for Valentine's Day
  Antonín Dvořák Valse and Scherzo from
   Serenade for Strings, op. 22
  Astor Piazzolla Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (Four Seasons)
  Aaron Copland Dance Panels
  Ottorino Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances Suite no. 1
Christina Mok,  violinist
Monta Vista High School Chamber Orchestra,  guest performers

March 24, 2012, 7:30pm
Stirring Voices
  Antonín Dvořák Valse and Scherzo from
   Serenade for Strings, op. 22
  Ralph Vaughn Williams Toward the Unknown Region
  Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no. 1 in B-flat minor, op. 23
  Antonín Dvořák Te Deum, B. 176
  Maurice Ravel Daphnis and Chloe Suite no. 2
Roger Wright,  pianist
San Jose Symphonic Choir

April 21, 2012, 8:00pm
Centuries of Guitars
  Felix Mendelssohn Sinfonia no. 10 in B minor
  Antonio Vivaldi Guitar Concerto in D, RV 93
  Lee Actor Guitar Concerto (World Premiere)
  Hilary Tann Adirondack Light
  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony no. 39 in E-flat, K. 543
Marc Teicholz,  guitarist
Nils Peterson,  narrator and poet
Evergreen Valley High School Chamber Orchestra,  guest performers

June 3, 2012, 3:00pm
Music of Portugal
  Luis de Freitas Branco Vathek, symphonic poem in the form of
   variations on an Oriental Theme
  Antonia Leal Moreira Sinfonia in B-flat
  Alain Oulmann,
  arr. Mario Laginha
Te Juro
  Mascarenhas Barreto,
  arr. E. Ray
Partir é Morrer Um Pouco
  Alain Oulmann,
  arr. Mario Laginha
Sei de Um Rio
  Jose Maria Branco,
  arr. Mario Laginha
Marcha do Bairro Alto
David Garcia,  fadista


 

   
   
 

The Mission Chamber Orchestra is sponsored by the Santa Clara Valley Performing Arts Association and also receives support
from the Arts Council Silicon Valley and the City of San Jose. The MCO is a member of the Silicon Valley Arts Coalition.

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