Past Seasons

Diamond Jubilee

Concert 1: Basically Bernstein

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 3:00 PM

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga, California

Dr. Edward C. Harris, conductor
Michelle McDaniel, soprano
Alexandra Sessler, soprano
Andrew Metzger, tenor Printed program

  • Diamond Jubilee Fanfare Scott Pierson
  • Symphonic Suite from “Carousel” Richard Rodgers
  • Suite from “Candide” Leonard Bernstein, arr. Grundman
    The Best of All Possible Worlds
    Westphalia Chorale and Battle Scene
    Auto-da-Fe (What a Day)
    Glitter and Be Gay
    Make Our Garden Grow
  • Three Dance Episodes from “On the Town” Leonard Bernstein, trans. Lavender
    The Great Lover
    Lonely Town: Pas de Deux
    Times Square: 1944
  • Suite from “West Side Story” Leonard Bernstein, arr. Nefs
    Michelle McDaniel, Maria
    Alexandra Sessler, Anita
    Andrew Metzger, Tony

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Diamond Jubilee

Concert 2: Maestro's Choice

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 3:00 PM

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga, California

Dr. Edward C. Harris, conductor
Barbara Larsen, flute Printed program

  • Jubilee Michael Hennagin
  • Serenade for Flute, Harp and Strings Howard Hanson
    Barbara Larsen, flute
  • Sunrise at Angel's Gate Philip Sparke
  • La Procession du Roccio Joaquin Turina, arr. Reed
    Triana en Fete
    La Procession
  • Symphonic Dances Yosuke Fukuda
    Renaissance Dances
    Tango
    Hoedown
    Spirituals Bon-Odori-Uta
    Belly Dance
  • Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson
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Concert 3: Songs of Life

Sunday, March 18, 2018, 3:00 PM

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga, California

Dr. Edward C. Harris, conductor
Layna Chianakas, mezzo-soprano
Vivace Youth Chorus, Peggy Spool, director Printed program

  • Symphonic Jubilee Joseph Wilcox Jenkins
  • My Robin is to the Greenwood Gone Percy Grainger, arr. Sturm
  • River Songs of the South arr. William G. Harninson
  • Southern Harmony Donad Grantham
    The Midnight Cry
    Wondrous Love
    Exhilaration
    The Soldier's Return
  • Symphony No. 4, "Sinfonie der Lieder" Johan de Meij
    Layna Chianakas, mezzo-soprano
    Vivace Youth Chorus
    Ein Jahr ist nun geschwunden
    Wenn zur Thür hinein
    Wiedersehn
    Zwei Brüder
    Vorfrühling
    Liedchen des Harlekin
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Diamond Jubilee

Concert 4: From the Northern Lights

Sunday, June 3, 2018, 3:00 PM

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga, California

Dr. Edward C. Harris, conductor
Darrell Jphnston, conductor emeritus
Jon Nakamatsu, piano Printed program

  • Shenandoah Frank Ticheli
    Darrell Johnston, conductor
  • Jubilee Overture Philip Sparke
    Edward C. Harris, conductor
  • Masquerade Overture Carl Nielson, trans. Boyd
  • Folkloristiche Suite Adriaan Bonsel
    Introductie
    Skotse Trye
    Boerendans
    Boerenplof
    Rielen
  • Norwegian March “Valdres” Johannes Hanssen, arr. Bainum
  • Piano Concerto in A minor Edvard Grieg, trans. Bayrak
    Jon Nakamatsu, piano
    Allegro molto moderato
    Adagio
    Allegro moderato molto e marcato
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Diamond Jubilee

Concert 5: Fantastic Fourth!

Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 1:00 PM

Oak Meadow Park, Los Gatos, California

Craig McKenzie, guest conductor
Walter M. Mayes, narrator
Cheryl Blalock, soprano Printed program

  • The Star-Spangled Banner arr. John Philip Sousa
  • Fanfare for the Common Man Aaron Copland, arr. Longfield
  • Armed Forces Medley arr. Robert Cray
  • American Civil War Fantasy Jerry H. Bilik
  • Sweet Land of Liberty James Sochinski
  • Someone to Watch over Me George & Ira Gershwin, arr. Barker
    Cheryl Blalock, soprano
  • 'S Wonderful George & Ira Gershwin, arr. Barker
    Cheryl Blalock, soprano
  • America, the Beautiful Samuel Augustus Ward, arr, Dragon
  • Broadway Show-Stoppers Overture arr. Warren Barker
  • Americans We Henry Fillmore, ed. Fennell
  • Embraceable You, George & Ira Gershwin, arr. Barker
    Cheryl Blalock, soprano
  • They Can’t Take That Away from Me George & Ira Gershwin, arr. Barker
    Cheryl Blalock, soprano
  • El Capitan John Philip Sousa, arr. Brion/Schissel
    Robert “Uncle Bob” Birnstihl, guest conductor
  • John Williams in Concert arr. Paul Lavender
  • The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa, ed. Brion