Past Symphony Concerts

Saturday, November 9, 2019 • 7:30 p.m.
Mission Santa Clara Church

CPE Bach: Sinfonia in b

Wagner: Prelude to Act I of “Lohengrin”

Wagner: Prelude to Act III of “Lohengrin”

Leo Weiner: Serenade for Small Orchestra, Op. 3 (selections) 

Saint-Seans: Morceau de Concert for Horn;  Armando

Castellano, horn soloist

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Mini concert VI - Spring 2019
West Valley College Choir Lab

Cimarosa: Overture to the "Secret Marriage"

Verdi: Aria from "Simone Boccanegra"

Chamber music selections

Mission Santa Clara 

W. A. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364

Chag-Hee Lee, violin and Jill Van Gee, viola

W. A. Mozart: Requiem, K. 626 Dieu

Linh Nguyen, Soprano Katie Trimble, Contralto Kevin Gino, Tenor Ronn Ealy, Bass

Mozart Requiem Choir

Concert XXIII - Spring 2018
"Concertos & More"

Richard Wagner: Prelude to Act 3 of “Lohengrin”

Franz Schubert: Symphony no. 8 "Unfinished"

Saint-Saens: Havanaise Op. 83, Christine Lee (YA Competition Winner)

L .v.Beethoven: Piano Concerto 1, 1st mov. Eric Zheng

Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto 5, finale. Natalya Lundtvedt

Mini Concert V - "Czech Please" - Spring 2018

Josef Myslivecek: Sinfonia in D

​Eric Zheng: Noble's Dance

Antonin Dvorak: Serenade for strings (selections)

​Edvard Grieg: "Holberg Suite" (selections)

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Concert XXII - "Music from the Centuries", Fall, 2017
Mozart - Overture to "Cosi fan Tutti"

Jules Massenet: "Meditation" from "Thais" (conducted by Eric Zheng)

J. S. Bach: Orchestra Suite no. 2; Gala Yaroshevsky, flute soloist

Johannes Brahms: Symphony no. 3

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Mini Concert IV - "Colorful Music", Fall 2018
With Colorful Universe Performing Arts group

​Works for String orchestra

"Danny Boy"

​Music from "Into the Woods"

Concert XXI - "Celebration", Spring 2017
Mission College, Main Building - Center Space

Nancy Bloomer Deussen (right): "Forever in My Heart"Mozart: Symphony no. 29

von Weber: Clarinet Concerto no. 2 (Finale)

Ray Wyant, soloist (winner of the MCS 2016 Young Artist Competition)Beethoven: Symphony no. 

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Mini Concert III - "Are You Joking?" - Spring 2017

Eric Ewazen: A Philharmonic FanfarePoulenc: Sonata (3rd movement Rondeau)

Bach: Minuet and Badinerie from Orchestra Suite no. 2 (Gala Yaroshevsky, soloist)

Mozart: A Musical Joke (Ein musikalischer Spaß) K. 522, 1st mov.John Cage: 4'33" (orchestrated version)

Haydn: Finale from "Farewell" Symphony no. 45

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Concert XX - Fall 2016 
"Memories & Masterpieces"

"Mission Santa ClaraSchubert: Symphony no. 5

Tab Morales: Sinfonia Breve, 1st movement (2008)

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor

Jassen Todorov, soloist (right)

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Mini Concert II - Fall 2016

Mozart: Divertimento

Brahms: Symphony no. 3, 2nd & 3rd mov.

Bach: "Sheep May Safely Graze"


Concert XVIV - Spring 2016
"Pure Romanticism"

Faure: Pavane

Borodin: Symphony no. 3

Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite no. 1 (with dancers from Mission Dance Company)

Concert XVIII - Fall 2015
"Masterpieces at the Mission"

Mendelssohn: Overture to "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor, K. 466;

Gwendolyn Mok, piano soloist

Selections from "Wicked" and "The Sound of Music"

Colorful Universe Children's Singing Troupe

Wagner: “Siegfried Idyll"

Concert XVII - Spring 2015 
"The German Tradition"

Von Weber: Overture to "Der Freischutz"

Strauss: Serenade for Winds, Op. 7J. S. Bach: Concerto for 2 violins in d minor

Chag-Hee Lee & SungHee Park, soloists

Beethoven: Overture and Finale from "The Creatures of Prometheus"

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Programs Prior to 2015
Concert XVI - Fall 2014

"Future Stars" Main Building - Center Space Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op. 56a Franz Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto no. 2 in D Major, 1st movement Irene Jeong, cello soloist Winner of the Mission College Symphony Young Artist Competition Georges Bizet: L'Arlésienne Suite No. 2Featuring dancers of the Mission Dance Company; Brenna Wundram, director

Concert XV - Spring 2014

"Voyage to Budapest, Vienna & Prague" Mission Santa Clara Doppler: Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise, Op.26Gala Yaroshevsky, flute soloistHaydn: Cello Concerto no. 1 in C Robin Snyder, cello soloistSmetana: Die Moldau Mozart: Symphony No.38 in D major, K.504 "Prague"

Concert XIV - Fall 2013

"Beethoven Bash" Main Building - Center Space Beethoven:Overture to "The Ruins of Athens" Piano Concerto no. 5, "Emperor" Igor Resnianski, soloist Symphony no. 1

Concert XIII - Spring 2013

"The Stormy C's" Main Building - Center Space Mozart: Overture to "The Impresario"Donizetti: Sinfonia for Winds "Quiet Storm, Reflections, On My Own" for Dan Bao, Dan Tran and OrchestraWith Van-Anh Vo, soloist Schumann: Symphony no. 2, in C Major

Concert XII - Fall 2012

"Winter Journey" Main Building - Center Space Handel: "Messiah" (selections) Mary Linduska, soprano Michael Fontinakis, tenor West Valley Chamber Singers; Lou De La Rosa, directorRimsky-Korsakov: "The Snow Maiden" Suite with Mission College Dance Company; Brenna Wundram, director Rimsky-Korsakov: Symphony no. 1

Concert XI - Spring 2012

"Concertos+Plus" Main Building - Center Space Bach- Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 Chag-Hee Lee, Gala Yaroshevsky, Belinda Brouette, Soloists Mozart - Concerto for Clarinet; Rosemary Fernandez, SoloistHummel - Trumpet Concerto; Yifu Xiao, Soloist Eckl - Gyspy Concerto for Cello; Rebecca Roudman, SoloistBeethoven - Piano Concerto no. 3; Chizuko Lobbia, SoloistChopin - Piano Concerto no. 1; Kevin Goh, SoloistDvorak - Selections from the "Czech Suite", Op. 39

Concert X - Fall 2011

"World Tour Celebration"Main Building - Center SpaceRossini: "Il Signor Bruschino" OvertureFranz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 53 in D major 'L'Imperiale'Cecile Chaminade: Concertino for Flute and Orchestra, Op. 107Michelle Hawkins, SoloistAlexander Borodin: In the Steppes of Central AsiaFelix Mendelssohn: Overture Ruy Blas, Op.95

Concert IX - Spring 2011

"Music Buffet"Main Building - Center SpaceMozart: Overture to The Marriage of FigaroBeethoven: Triple ConcertoDana McCarthy, Guest ConductorChag-Hee Lee, Violin; Kyung Ah Lee, Cello; Joseph Ordaz, PianoTab Morales: Sinfonia Breve, 1st MovementBrahms: Symphony no. 1, AllegrettoBritten: Matinee Musicale

Concert VIII - November 7, 2010 

"Springtime in November"Main Building - Center SpaceTelemann - Concerto for Trumpet & Two OboesVikrant Singh Badwal, trumpet soloistAlayne Gyetva, & Lianne Araki, oboe soloistsTchaikovsky - Suite no. 1Copland - Appalachian Spring

Concert VII - April 25, 2010 

"Tragedy & Romance"Main Building - Center SpaceMozart - Overture to "Don Giovanni"Sibelius - "Valse Triste"Saint-Saens - Romance for HornRichard Storbeck, SoloistBeethoven - Romance for Violin, Op. 40Hung Lam, SoloistSchubert - Symphony No. 4, "Tragic"

Concert VI - November 8, 2009 

"Afternoon Serenade"Main Building - Center SpaceMichael Hawkins - Rondo from Symphony for StringsDvorak - Serenade for Winds & Low StringsBrahms - Serenade No. 1

Concert V - April 26, 2009 

"Haydn & Co."Main Building - Center SpaceHaydn - Overture for an English Operavon Weber - Concertino for Clarinet & Orchestra, Op. 26Rosemary Fernandez, SoloistMatt Doran - Concertino for Trombone & StringsRuss Sanchez, SoloistHaydn - Concerto in D for Piano & Orchestra, "Finale"Joseph Ordaz, Piano & ConductorHaydn - Symphony No. 103, "Drumroll"

Concert IV - November 9, 2008

"Mendelssohn & More"Main Building - Center SpaceMendelssohn - "Hebrides" OvertureDvorak - Romance Op. 11 for Violin and OrchestraChag - Hee Lee, SoloistVivaldi - Concerto in B minor for 2 ViolinsJill Hansen-Miller & Rosemarie Eurgrubian, violin soloistsMendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 "Italian"

Concert III - April 27, 2008

"Celebrating Beethoven"Main Building - Center SpaceBeethoven - "Coriolan" OvertureHaydn - Piano Concerto in D (1st mvt); Christopher Wu, SoloistMozart - Piano Concerto No. 21 (2nd mvt); Erin Keely, Soloist Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 2 (3rd mvt); Brad Arington, SoloistBeethoven - Symphony No. 8

Concert II - November 18, 2007 

"Music of Three Centuries" Main Building - Center SpaceDvorak - Notturno Op. 40Stravinsky - La Histoire du Soldat (Suite) Mozart - Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter"

Concert I - May 5, 2007 

"Debut Concert" Main Building - Center SpaceMozart - Overture to "Cosi fan Tutti"Massenet - "Meditation" from Thais Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Cellos in G minor Art Small, SoloistJesus Farias, Soloist Schubert - Symphony No. 2