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2024 Season Finale Concert – San Jose Youth Symphony

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The San Jose Youth Symphony’s Philharmonic Orchestra, under the artistic leadership of Music Director and Conductor Yair Samet, presents its 2023-2024 Season Finale Concert.

This premier orchestra, made up of the most advanced students in the San Jose Youth Symphony, will open the concert with Gershwin’s Cuban Overture, which features rumba, Caribbean rhythms and Cuban native percussion..

The orchestra will also perform Villa-Lobos’s beautiful Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, featuring its cellists along with local sopranoJasmine Marie Diaz; Juan Pablo Contreras’s Mariachitlàn, Ginastera’s Pampeana No. 3; and Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires. The concert will close with Juan Pablo Moncayo’s popular and lively Huapango.

This concert will be a great treat for the whole family!

The San Jose Youth Symphony (SJYS) is one of the oldest and finest youth orchestras on the West Coast of the U.S. Founded over seven decades ago as part of the former San Jose Symphony, SJYS has a rich tradition of musical performance and education. The musicians of SJYS, all school-age youth, are chosen from more than 650 applicants through our annual auditions. The SJYS comprises 12 distinct performing ensembles: two full orchestras, a Chamber orchestra, two flute choirs, two string ensembles, as well as winds, harp, saxophone, percussion and jazz ensembles.


June 1
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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California Theatre
345 S 1st St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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