2019-2020 CONCERT SEASON

European Road Trip

Isabelle Chapuis

Isabelle Chapuis

Vive la France!

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga
Sunday, October 20, 2019, 3:00 PM
Isabelle Chapuis, flute

Calling all Francophiles! The season begins on a high note – literally! – as we welcome the great French flautist Isabelle Chapuis, performing Bizet’s Carmen Fantasy. Enjoy outstanding works by Camille Saint- Saëns, Gabriel Fauré and Maurice Ravel, as well as highlights from Les Miserables. “Allez les Bleus!”


English Garden

English Garden

English Gardens

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga
Sunday, December 8, 2019, 3:00 PM
Edward C. Harris, conductor

They say an English garden reflects the personality of its creator – great or small, formal or informal, public or private. So too for English music, and this concert proves the point with a rich harvest of compositions by Arthur Sullivan, Edward Elgar, Andrew Lloyd Webber and others.


Mana Saxophone Quartet

Mana Saxophone Quartet

Czech Mate

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga
Sunday, February 16, 2020, 3:00 PM
Featuring The Mana Saxophone Quartet

Czech composers have had a major influence on Western music, and you’ll hear why as SJWS performs spellbinding works by Bedřich Smetana, Antonín Dvořák, Jaromír Weinberger and Václav Nelhýbel. Plus, the virtuosic Mana Saxophone Quartet performs David DeBoor Canfield’s Concerto After Dvorak.


Pasquale Esposito

Pasquale Esposito

That’s Italian!

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga
Sunday, May 17, 2020, 3:00 PM
Pasquale Esposito, Italian tenor

SJWS is excited to welcome internationally renowned Italian tenor Pasquale Esposito to the stage for an afternoon of Italian and Neopolitan favorites. The accent is on opera as SJWS performs works by Gioachino Rossini, Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini and many other great Italian composers.


"Fantastic Fourth!"

"Fantastic Fourth!"

Fantastic Fourth!

Oak Meadow Park, Los Gatos
Saturday, July 4, 2020, 1:00 PM
Walter M. Mayes, narrator
Cheryl Blalock, soprano

Our traditional 4th of July extravaganza is a family-friendly pops concert filled with marches, patriotic songs, show tunes and more! The concert is free, so come early with blankets, chairs and sunscreen. Sponsored by the Town of Los Gatos.