2014 – 2015

The following concerts were delivered in the 2014 through 2015 season.

September 20, 2014, 7:30pm

Adventures In Elegance


Franz Schubert

Symphony no. 6 in C, “Little”

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto no. 21 in C, K. 467, “Elvira Madigan”

Sandra Wright Shen,  pianist

Reynaldo Hahn

Le Bal de Beatrice d’Este Suite

Joseph Suk

Serenade for Strings, op. 6 

 Andante con moto, and 

 Allegro ma non troppo e grazioso 

   with guest performers 

   Monta Vista High School 

    Chamber Orchestra

November 1, 2014, 7:30pm

Scary and (In)Sane

Ludwig van Beethoven

Overture to Coriolanus

Robert Schumann

Piano Concerto in A minor

Soheil Nasseri,  pianist

Brian Holmes

Three Songs from Death’s Jest-Book

Soojeong Lee,  tenor

Manuel de Falla

Ritual Fire Dance from El Amor Brujo

Charles Gounod

Funeral March of a Marionette

Gabriel Fauré


Durwynne Hsieh

Midnight Ride 

March of the Candidates 

   with guest performers 

   Evergreen Valley High School 

    Chamber Orchestra

February 14, 2015, 7:30pm

Romance Without Borders

Camille Saint-Saens

Suite, op. 49

Alfredo Rolando Ortiz

South American Suite 

   with Alfredo Rolando Ortiz, South American Harp

Sondra Clark

Homage to George Gershwin

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

April 11, 2015, 7:30pm

Spring Landscapes

Felix Mendelssohn

Symphony no. 4, “Italian”

Durwynne Hsieh

Cello Concerto, world premiere

Lars-Erik Larsson

Pastoral Suite

Peter Warlock

Capriol Suite 

   with guest performers 

   Piedmont Hills High School 

    Chamber Strings

June 7, 2015, 3:00pm

Music of Portugal

Padre Candido Ribeiro, 

    orch. Brian Holmes


    Dedication of Portuguese Pavilion

Francisco Santos Pinto

Horn Concerto no. 1

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Horn Concerto no. 2 in Eb, K.417

José Vianna da Motta

Sinfonia “A Patria”, op. 13

Tiago Derriça

Abertura Rompante