2017-2018 Season


Sunday October 8, 2017   7 pm
Here We Go Again!
A festive start to our 27th season!
Featuring SJCO and Quartet San Francisco. Barbara Day Turner, conductor

- Across the Calm Waters of Heaven: A Piece for Peace Ahmed Alabaca
- Fantasia Nostalgica Henry Mollicone
- World premieres of short works by: Craig Bohmler, Jeremy Cohen, Vivian Fung, Mona Lyn Reese and Michael Touchi

Sunday October 29, 2017   7 pm
Treats and Tricks
The treats in our beautiful concert hall turn to tricks at intermission.
Wear a costume, get a free CD!
Featuring SJCO with harpist Bridget Kibbey and flutist Ray Furuta.
Barbara Day Turner, conductor

- Concerto for Flute "La Notte" A.Vivaldi
- Adagio from Concerto for Flute and Harp W.A. Mozart
- Conte Fantastique for harp and strings Andre Caplet
- World premiere of Well-Enclowned by Gil Katz Surprises too! Saturday

December 16, 2017   8 pm (Palo Alto)
Sunday December 17, 7 pm (Santa Clara)
The San José Chamber Orchestra joins forces with the Choral Project (Daniel Hughes, conductor) to present WINTER'S GIFTS: FAMILY. Music resonant with the emotions of family in all its forms and celebration that inspires change for a better world. Music from various cultures from around the globe that honors our current and ancestral homes as well as our diverse holiday traditions. Come join us for what has become the holiday music tradition for so many in the South Bay!

Sunday January 7, 2018   7 pm
Sara and Stephanie’s Excellent Adventure
Featuring SJCO with Sara Davis Buechner, pianist and Stephanie Chase, violinist Barbara Day Turner, conductor

- Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet Ernest Chausson
- Music by Mozart and friends

Sunday March 25, 2018   7 pm
A Touch of Tech
Barbara Day Turner, conductor

- New music by Joel Friedman, Vivian Fung, Judith Shatin and William Susman.
- Melody and rhythm meet algorithms, melting glaciers and electronic interventions.

Sunday May 20, 2018   7 pm
We Heard Them Back When
Anthony Quartuccio, conductor

- SJCO presents the winners of the Klein International String Competition and the Allen Strange Memorial Composition
- Prize and an up and coming singer presented in collaboration with the Merola Opera Program.

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Concert Venues
Most concerts will be held at the Trianon Theatre, 72 North Fifth Street, Downtown San José, CA 95112. Please verify your concert location before each concert.