2009 – 2010

The following concerts were delivered in the 2009 through 2010 season.


September 26, 2009, 7:30pm
A Touch of Brazil
Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras no. 9
Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 1
Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture
Ewazen Chamber Symphony, west coast premiere
Cesena Mosaicos
Marcelo Cesena,  pianist
Saratoga High School Strings,  guest performers


November 7, 2009, 7:30pm
Classic Treasures
Beethoven Symphony no. 8
Mozart Piano Concerto no. 23
Faure Pavane
Donizetti Allegro for strings
Senturia Petra
Jon Nakamatsu,  pianist
Evergreen Valley High School Strings,  guest performers


February 14th, 2010, 7:30pm
Valentine’s Concert: Diamonds and Dreams
Mendelssohn Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Avshalomov Diamond Variations
Actor Saxophone Concerto, world premiere
Mozart Symphony no. 34
Ashu,  saxophonist


April 24th, 2010, 7:30pm
Bohemian Musings
Voriscek Symphony in D
Dvorak Piano Concerto
Suk Meditation on the Old Bohemian Chorale “Saint Wenceslas”
Daniel Glover,  pianist
Piedmont Hills High School Strings,  guest performers


May 23rd, 2010, 7:30pm
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, San Jose
Contemporary Music
Presented by SF Bay Chapter of NACUSA


Voriscek Symphony in D
Matthew Fields Simchas (from /Sages of Chelm)/ – world premiere
Anne Baldwin Szechuan Scenes – world premiere
Carolyn Hawley Symphony no. 1, “Tarot”, mvt III & IV – world premiere
John Beeman Serendipity – world premiere
John Hersch Introduction and Andante – world premiere
Sondra Clark Two Scenes from New Orleans – world premiere
Zae Munn It’s the Soup that Animates the Noodles – west coast premiere
Mark Behm The World of Dew – world premiere
Brian Holmes Death’s Jest-Book Overture


June 13, 2010, 2:30pm
Five Wounds Portuguese National Church, San Jose
Music of Portugal


Carlos Seixas Symphony in B flat
Sergio Azevedo Reflections on a Portuguese Lullaby
John Williams Three Pieces from Schindler’s List
José Vianna da Motta Sinfonia “A Patria”, op. 13
Carlos Damas,  violinist