2016-2017
November 20
Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
Jevon Gegg-Mitchell, Conductor
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1
Daniel Glover, soloist
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 "Eroica"
Michael DiGiacinto, Conductor

February 3
Mozart Concerto for Bassoon, 1st movement
Allan Zhao, soloist
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
Michael DiGiacinto, Conductor

March 24
Lewis: Into the Wilderness
Jevon Gegg-Mitchell, conductor
Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2
Soloist: Ray Wyant
Mollicone: Violin Concerto
Soloist: Alexander Eisenberg
Copland: Four Episodes from Rodeo
Michael DiGiacinto, Conductor

2015-2016
October 23
Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Fauré: Pavane
Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Piano soloist: Benjamin Salisbury

December 5, 6
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor,
Opus 16

Soloist: Erica Mineo
Holst: Christmas Day: A Fantasy
on Old Carols

Mollicone: All God’s Children
Sandra Bengochea, soprano

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Lou De La Rosa, countertenor
West Valley College Concert Chorale
Lou De La Rosa, Director

February 20
Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor

Soloist: Andrew Sords
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol
Guest Conductor, Sebastiano De Filippi

May 20
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor
Sandra Bengochea, soprano
Layna Chianakas, mezzo-soprano
Christopher Bengochea, tenor
Joseph Wiggett, baritone

West Valley College Concert Chorale
Lou De La Rosa, Director
Peninsula Cantare
Dr. Jeffrey Benson, Director
Michael DiGiacinto, Conductor

2014-2015
October 18, 19
Sibelius: Finlandia
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2
Soloist: Amir Khosrowpour
Mozart: Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter”
Conductor: Michael DiGiacinto

December 13, 14
Berio: Folk Songs
Layna Chianakas, mezzo-soprano
Bartok : Romanian Folk Dances
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite
Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Conductor: Michael DiGiacinto

March 22
Pärt: Cantus in Memoriam
Benjamin Britten

Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Dvorák: Cello Concerto in B minor
Soloist: Scott Krijnen

May 16, 17
von Flotow: Overture to Martha
Mascagni and Leoncavallo:
Interludes from Cavalleria Rusticana
and Pagliacci
Ravel: Bolero
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 in C minor

2013-2014
October 19, 20
Verdi: Overture to La Forza del Destino
Weber: Concerto No. 1 for Clarinet and Orchestra
Soloist: Tina Tsai
Ives: The Unanswered Question
Copland: Billy The Kid Suite
Conductor: Michael DiGiacinto

December 14, 15
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 "Jenamy"
Josephine Chou, soloist
Mozart: Sancta Maria
Mozart: Misericordias Domini
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus with
the West Valley College Chorale
Director: Lou De La Rosa Mussorgsky/Tushmalov: Pictures
at an Exhibition
Guest Conductor: Phillip Lenberg

March 15, 16
Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole
Stephen Waarts, Violin Soloist
Henry Molllicone: In Paradiso
World premiere, commissioned by
The Winchester Orchestra
and featuring Stephen Waarts, Violin
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9
(From the New World)
Guest Conductor, Tony Clements

May 17, 18
Adams: Tromba Lontana (‘Distant Trumpet’)
Mollicone: In Time of War: Prayers and Meditations
Henry Mollicone, Conductor
Alison Collins, soprano
Strauss: Serenade for Winds
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 (Rhenish)
Guest Conductor, Joseph Ordaz

2012-2013
October 20, 21
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No 2
Soloist: Stephen Waarts
Brahms: Symphony No. 1

December 15, 16
Tchaikovsky: Excerpts from
The Sleeping Beauty
Haydn: Piano Concerto in D-Major,
First Movement
Soloist: Josephine Chou
Schonberg, arr. Lowden: Selections
from Les Miserables
Webber, arr. Custer: Selections
the Phantom of the Opera
Mollicone: Theme from The Premonition
Henry Mollicone, piano solo
Webber, arr. Custer: Music from Evita
Markowitz: The Wild, Wild West
Guest Conductor: Eric Choate

March 24, 25
Otto Nicolai: Overture to The Merry Wives
of Windsor
Gordon Jacob: Old Wine in New Bottles
Jean Sibelius: Karelia Suite

Anica Galindo: Trinitas III
Anton Bruckner: Te Deum
West Valley College Concert Choirs
Director: Lou De La Rosa
Guest Conductor: David Sloss

June 8,
Arthur Sullivan: Overture to the Yeomen of the Guard
Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 103 in E-flat ("Drum Roll")
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Soloist: Alex Wang

Guest Conductor: David Sloss

2011-2012
October 23, 24
Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Schubert: Symphony No. 5
Guest Conductor: Dale King

December 17, 18
Henry Mancini: Mancini Memories
John Williams: Highlights from Jurassic Park
Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue
Daniel Glover, pianist
Handel: Messiah (excerpts)
West Valley College Choirs
Christine De La Rosa, soprano
Lou De La Rosa, tenor
Guest Conductor: Dale King

March 17, 18
Mendelssohn: Nocturne from
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Ravel: Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte
Vivaldi: Concerto for Piccolo and Orchestra
Soloist: Mimi Carlson
Vivaldi: Concerto for Piccolo and Orchestra
Guest Conductor: Dale King

May 19, 20
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Soloist: Dale King
Beethoven: Coriolanus Overture

Schubert: Mass in G
West Valley College Choirs
Lou De La Rosa, Choral Director

2010-2011
October 23, 24
Bizet: Music from Carmen
Schubert: Overture in the Italian Style
Paganini: Concerto No. 1 in D for Violin
and Orchestra
Soloist: Stephen Waarts

December 18, 19
Beethoven: Mass in C
Vocal soloists: Sandra Rubalcava,
Nicole Takesono, Brian Thorsett and
Michael Morris
Handel: Choruses from The Messiah
West Valley Masterworks Chorale
Lou De La Rosa, director
Anderson: Sleigh Ride

March 19, 20
Zae Munn: Time to Face the Music
(Western premiere)
Beethoven: Concerto No. 1
for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist: Daniel Del Pino
Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor

May 21, 22
Brian Holmes: Death’s Jest-Book Overture Mollicone: Behind Me Dips Eternity
Mozart: Concerto No. 3 for Horn and Orchestra in E flat Soloist: Jesse Chou Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 “The New World" Guest Conductor: Lou De La Rosa

2009-2010
October 24, 25
Rossini: Overture to the Barber of Seville
Puccini: Capriccio Sinfonica
Verdi: Triumphal March and Chorus from Aida
Verdi: Selection from La Traviata
Soloists: Krista Wigle, soprano
Joseph Meyers, tenor

December 12, 13
Vivaldi: Concerto for 4 Violins and
Orchestra in B Minor
Soloists: Rosemarie Eurgubian, Jill Hansen,
Cammie Brown, Barbara Rumsby
Tchaikovsky: selections from
the Nutcracker Suite
Hoffman: The Lord is My Shepherd
Borodin: Polovetsian Dances from Prince Igor
West Valley College Masterworks Chorale
Lou De La Rosa, music director
Addinsell: The Warsaw Concerto
Piano soloist: Paul Davies

March 20, 21
Bach: Double Concerto for Two Violins
and Orchestra
Soloists: Sally Dalke and Judith Kmetko
Schubert: Symphony No. 8,
“The Unfinished”
Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1 for
Piano and Orchestra
Soloist: Daniel Glover

May 22, 23
Mollicone: Winchester Fanfare
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2,
“Lobgesang”
Soloists: Joseph Meyers, tenor
and sopranos, Krista Wigle and
Mary Linduska
West Valley College
Masterworks Chorale
Lou De La Rosa, guest conductor

2008-2009
October 25, 26
Handel: Allegro Deciso (from Water Music)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
Mozart: Concerto No. 20 for Piano and
Orchestra Soloist: Paul Schrage

December 13, 14
Mozart: Finale from The Marriage of Figaro Vivaldi: Gloria with West Valley Masterworks Chorale Lou De La Rosa, Director
Bernstein: A Musical Toast
Music from the movies:
The Sting (Joplin/Hamlisch)
Michael Legrand Selections
Mancini Magic
Anica Galindo: For Lambent Isles
Christmas Sing-Along

March 14, 15
Robert F. Jones: Far Away Is Close At Hand
In Images of Elsewhere (world premiere)
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
for Solo Cello and Orchestra  
Soloist: Oshagan Merjanian
Bruch: Concerto No. 1 in G minor for
Violin and Orchestra
Soloist: Gretchen Miescke
Delibes: Selections from Coppelia

May 23, 24
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante
Soloists: Emily Petersen, oboe;
Robert Goldstein, clarinet;
Susan Kates, bassoon; Craig Petersen, horn
Ron Nelson: Savannah River Holiday Overture
Copland: Lincoln Portrait
Rigo Chacon, narrator

2007-2008
October 13, 14
Scarlatti: Sinfonia No. 5  for strings
and flutes  Soloists: Eileen Wickemeyer
and Doreen Wilson
Mozart: Symphony No. 31 ("Paris")
Schubert: Overture to Rosamunde
Mendelssohn: Concerto No. 1
for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist: Daniel del Pino

December 15, 16
Sibelius: Finlandia
Mozart: Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra
Student soloist: Joseph T. Morris
Tchaikovsky: Russian Dance
from The Nutcracker
Mollicone: opera choruses from Gabriel's Daughter: Saturday Night, President Grant Arrives, Colorado, Lullaby, Glory Day
Soprano soloist: Aida Griffith
Elena Sharkova Singers,
Elena Sharkova, director
Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Christmas Sing Along

March 15, 16
Beethoven: Turkish March from the
Ruins of Athens
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
with the San Jose Symphonic Choir

May 24, 25
Anica Galindo: A Wintry Vale
Mozart: Concerto No. 3 for Violin and Orchestra
Soloist: Dale King
Nancy Bloomer Deussen: Excerpts from
A Silver, Shining Strand
Elgar: Concerto for Cello
Soloist: Kjell R. Stenberg
Guest Conductor: Anthony Quartuccio


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2006-2007
October 14, 15
Handel: The Entrance of
the Queen of Sheba
Mendelssohn: Concerto for violin
and orchestra
Soloist: Anat Kardontchik
Bizet: Symphony in C major

December 9, 10
Gabrieli: Sonata Piano e Forte
Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors

March 24, 25
K. Lewis: Into the Wilderness
Chaminade: Concertino for flute and
orchestra, soloist: Pat Chambers
F. Strauss: Concerto for horn and
orchestra, soloist: Len Brothers
Gounod: Messa Solennelle

May 18, 20
Guest conductor: Emily Ray
G. Gershwin: Overture to Girl Cazy
Porgy and Bess, selections
H.Mollicone: Kathy's White Knight
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1
Soloist: Louise Costigan-Kerns

2005-2006
October 30
Verdi: Overture to La Forza del Destino
Mascagni: Intermezzo from
Cavalleria Rusticana
Leoncavallo: Intermezzo from Pagliacci Brahms: Four Hungarian Dances
Grieg: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
in A minor Soloist: Kanako Inagawa

December 11
Williams: Suite from Harry Potter
Saint-Saens: Concerto No. 3 for
Violin and Orchestra
Soloist: Evan Jeng
Beethoven: Concerto No. 1 for
Piano and Orchestra
Soloist: Eileen Chen
Copland: Dances from Rodeo

March 24 and 26
Handel: Concerto for Harp and Orchestra
Soloist: Elizabeth Jaxon
Tchaikovsky: Suite from
The Sleeping Beauty

Benedetto Marcello: Concerto for Oboe
and Orchestra
Soloist: William Trimble, saxophon
e

D'Indy: Choral Varie
Soloist: William Trimble, saxophone
Paul Davies: Rhapsody (world premiere)
Ruth Neville, soloist piano

May 26 and 28
Dvorak: Serenade Opus 44
Holst: St. Paul Suite
Faure: Requiem
Soloists:
Alison Collins, soprano
Leroy Kromm, baritone

2004-2005
November 5, 7
Schubert: March Militaire
Smetana: The Moldau
Vaughan-Williams: The Lark Ascending
Soloist :Gretchen Miescke
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #2
Soloist: Adler Ma

December 19
Chopin: Piano Concerto #2
Soloist: Eileen Chen
Guest Conductor: Kwok Kuen Koo
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #2
Soloist: Adler Ma

February 18, 20
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #2
Soloists: Brady Esch, trumpet,
Libby Esch, recorder
Emily Petersen, oboe
Bizet: Carmen Fantasy for Flute
Soloist: Doreen Wilson
Ravel: Tzigane (Gypsy)
Soloist: Jamie Pak, violin
Saint-Saens: Concerto #1 for Cello
and Orchestra
Soloist: Oshagan Merjanian

April 15, 17
Glazunov: Waltz #1
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Soloist: Dale King
Schubert: Symphony #4 (The Tragic)

June 10, 12
Von Suppe: Light Calvery Overture
Albinoni: Adagio inG minor
Artie Shaw: Clarinet Concerto
Soloist: Fr. Jon Pedigo
Broadway Selections:
Webber: Evita
Schonberg: Miss Saigon
Bernstein: West Side Story
Rodgers: The King and I

2003-2004
November 7
Mendelssohn: Symphony #5
(The Reformation)
Bellini: Overture to Norma
Arias by Verdi and Puccini
Guest artists: Karen McConachie
and Michael Morris

January 16, 18
Rozsa: Spellbound Concerto for
Orchestra and Piano,
Henry Mollicone, soloist
Markowitz: Theme from
the Wild Wild West
Poulenc: The Story of Babar
Bob Rumsby, narrator

Liszt: Piano Concerto #2
in A major
Alishan Merjanian, soloist

March 19, 21
Piston: Divertimento
Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp

Eileen Wickmeyer, flute and
Stephanie Janokowski, harp
Tchaikovsky: Symphony #1
"WInter Dreams"
Guest Conductor, Anthony Quartuccio

May 14
Villa-Lobos: Little Train of the Caipira
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
for Guitar and Orchestra
Soloist: Rick Vandivier
Mariachi selections: Guadalajara,
Café Colon, La Negra andAmor Eterno
Soloist: Mariachi Santa Cecelia

2002-2003
November 8
Beethoven: Overture to Coriolanus
Bernard: Divertissement
Telemann: Concerto for Viola & Orchestra
Janet Sims, soloist
Dvorak: Symphony #8

January 24
King/O'Briant: Canton Aero Club March
Bach: Violin Concerto in A Minor,
Gretchen Miescke, soloist
Webber: Phantom of the Opera
Robbins: Broadway
Rodgers: Oklahoma
Schoenberg: Les Miserables Suite

March 28
Guest Conductor: Dale King
Wagner: Overture to Die Meistersinger
Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Violin &
Orchestra, Anat Kardontchik, soloist
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf
Narrator: John Evans

June 6
Guest Conductor: Anthony Quartuccio
All Beethoven Concert
Overture to Egmont
Piano Concerto #5 "Emperor"
Kanako Inagawa, soloist
Symphony #3 "Eroica"

2002-2001
December 14, 15

Handel: Messiah
Guest Conductor, Anthony Quartuccio
with the Santa Clara Chorale

March 15
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major
Dale King, soloist
Schumann: Symphony #3
"The Rhenish"

May 31
Guest Conductor, Emily Ray
John Williams: Raiders of the Lost Ark Theme from ET
The Empire Strikes Back
Jurassic Park
Plus: A Rat's Tale
Narrator: Bill Glenn
Music: Henry Mollicone
Libretto: William Luce
Featuring the Cabrillo Choral
Program for Children and Youth Choir
Cheryl Anderson, Director

2000-2001
October 20
Copland: Appalachian Spring
Respighi: Ancient Airs & Dances, Suite #1 Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto #1
Scott Hartman, soloist
Mark Perreault: Lever du Soleil

March 9
Sullivan: Overture to H.M.S. Pinafore
Respighi: Ancient Airs & Dances/Passa
Mezzo and Mascherada
Arias from Puccini: Gianni Schicchi;
Strauss: Die Fledermaus; Lehar: The
Merry Widow; Mozart: Exsultate, Jubilate
Erie Mills, soprano
Tchaikovsky: Waltzes from Nutcracker
Salute to George M. Cohan

June 8
Guest Conductor, Anthony Quartuccio
Vivaldi: L'Estro Armonico Concerto IX
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major
Robert Goldstein, soloist
Beethoven: Symphony #5


1999-2000
November 19
Jacobs: Old Wine in New Bottles-
Four Old English Tunes/wind ensemble
Beethoven: Piano concerto #4
Domi Le, soloist
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite

December 17, 18,19
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker
San Jose Dance Theatre

February 25
Nelson: Sarabande
Vivaldi: Four Seasons
Dale King, soloist
Beethoven: Symphony #6 Pastorale

June 2
Gabrieli: Sonata Pian' Forte
Brass ensemble
Gounod: Petite Symphonie

Mozart: Selections from
The Marriage of Figaro

and Bizet: Selections from Carmen
Layna Chianakas, mezzo-soprano
Copland: Billy the Kid Suite