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April 2018

Preview: La Traviata – Opera San Jose

April 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is a special, free, one-hour preview of one of the most treasured operas of all time. Performances run from April 14 - 29. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/preview-la-traviata-opera-san-jose/

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La Traviata – Opera San Jose

April 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

One of the most treasured operas of all time, La Traviata follows the life of the most beautiful woman in Paris as she explores love. $55-$175. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/la-traviata-opera-san-jose-april15/

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La Traviata – Opera San Jose

April 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

One of the most treasured operas of all time, La Traviata follows the life of the most beautiful woman in Paris as she explores love. $55-$175. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/la-traviata-opera-san-jose-april15/

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La Traviata – Opera San Jose

April 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

One of the most treasured operas of all time, La Traviata follows the life of the most beautiful woman in Paris as she explores love. $55-$175. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/la-traviata-opera-san-jose-april19/

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Casino Royale – Opera San Jose Fundraiser

April 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Expect a fun-filled afternoon of fabulous food, casino games and a Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament “for charity” with amazing prizes. $200 ($100 is tax-deductible).

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A Night at the Opera with Paula Poundstone – Opera San Jose

April 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join host Paula Poundstone, Opera San Jose artists and chorus live onstage for a hilarious and glorious Night at the Opera. $39-$79. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/night-opera-featuring-paula-poundstone-opera-san-jose/

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La Traviata – Opera San Jose

April 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

One of the most treasured operas of all time, La Traviata follows the life of the most beautiful woman in Paris as she explores love. $55-$175. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/la-traviata-opera-san-jose-april22/

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La Traviata – Opera San Jose

April 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

One of the most treasured operas of all time, La Traviata follows the life of the most beautiful woman in Paris as she explores love. $55-$175. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/la-traviata-opera-san-jose-april27/

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La Traviata – Opera San Jose

April 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

One of the most treasured operas of all time, La Traviata follows the life of the most beautiful woman in Paris as she explores love. $55-$175. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/la-traviata-opera-san-jose-april29/

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May 2018

Symphony Silicon Valley – The Creation

May 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Haydn’s great oratorio The Creation is a supreme masterpiece of optimism, celebrating universal harmony and rejoicing in a flawless world order with no conflicts or adversity of any kind. $45-$90. http://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org/concerts.php?

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Symphony Silicon Valley – The Creation

May 6, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Haydn’s great oratorio The Creation is a supreme masterpiece of optimism, celebrating universal harmony and rejoicing in a flawless world order with no conflicts or adversity of any kind. $45-$90. http://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org/concerts.php?

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My Very First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty – The New Ballet

May 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Perfect for families with toddlers and preschoolers, My Very First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty is a charming ballet fairy tale with fairies, princes, and story-book magic. $10-$60. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/first-ballet-sleeping-beauty/

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Recital Performance of Sleeping Beauty – The New Ballet

May 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Intended mainly for the families and friends of students of The New Ballet School, the Recital Performance gives all students in levels Primary A and up the chance to dance on stage. $15-$95. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/recital-performance-sleeping-beauty/

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Sleeping Beauty – The New Ballet

May 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The New Ballet presents the ultimate in ballet fairy-tale storytelling, filled with magic, fairies, princes and surprises that will delight and enchant the entire family. $15-$95. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/sleeping-beauty-new-ballet/

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Steinway Society: Seong-Jin Cho

May 28, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Seong-Jin Cho, Gold Medalist at the 17th Chopin International Piano Competition and recently chosen by the Berlin Philharmonic to fill in for ailing superstar Lang Lang, will present a solo recital. Pre-concert lecture at 1:45 pm. Post-concert meet-and-greet available. $40-$85. https://steinwaysociety.com/concerts/seong-jin-cho/

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June 2018

Philharmonic Orchestra Season Finale – San Jose Youth Symphony

June 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The San Jose Youth Symphony’s Philharmonic Orchestra, under the artistic leadership of Music Director and Conductor Yair Samet, presents its 2018 Season Finale Concert. $5-$20. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/sjys-season-finale-2018/?instance_id=9829

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Symphony Silicon Valley: Tchaikovsky – A Celebration

June 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Featuring Stephen Prutsman as soloist, listen to three different facets of the Russian master’s fascinating personality: a rousing march, a brilliant concerto and a complex symphony in which Tchaikovsky fights — and wins — his own fierce battle with Fate. $45-$90. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/symphony-silicon-valley-tchaikovsky-celebration/

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Symphony Silicon Valley: Tchaikovsky – A Celebration

June 3, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Featuring Stephen Prutsman as soloist, listen to three different facets of the Russian master’s fascinating personality: a rousing march, a brilliant concerto and a complex symphony in which Tchaikovsky fights — and wins — his own fierce battle with Fate. $45-$90. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/symphony-silicon-valley-tchaikovsky-celebration/

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The Empire Strips Back: A Star Wars Burlesque Parody

June 7, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Featuring the original cast from Australia, The Empire Strips Back takes the classic characters from the beloved Star Wars franchise and drops them into the world of burlesque, with striptease, song, dance, troupe routines, and comedy! $50-$130. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/empire-strips-back/?instance_id=9698

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Nor Cal Dance Arts Showcase

June 10, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Celebrate 12 years of amazing dance as Nor Cal Dance Arts presents its 2018 Showcase. $18-$28. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/nor-cal-dance-arts-showcase-2018/?instance_id=9826

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Nor Cal Recital Showcase 2018

June 10, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Come celebrate 12 years of amazing dance as Nor Cal Dance Arts presents the 2018 Recital Showcase, featuring youth and teen dancers plus some special dance company guests. $18-$25.http://www.norcaldance.com/tickets.html

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Dance Academy USA – Recital 2018

June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Every year, students at Dance Academy USA look forward to performing for friends and family at the annual recital. $29. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/dance-academy-usa-recital-2018/?instance_id=9693

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Dance Academy USA – Recital 2018

June 16, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Every year, students at Dance Academy USA look forward to performing for friends and family at the annual recital. $29. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/dance-academy-usa-recital-2018/?instance_id=9693

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Dance Academy USA – Recital 2018

June 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Every year, students at Dance Academy USA look forward to performing for friends and family at the annual recital. $29. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/dance-academy-usa-recital-2018/?instance_id=9693

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Dance Academy USA – Recital 2018

June 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Every year, students at Dance Academy USA look forward to performing for friends and family at the annual recital. $29. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/dance-academy-usa-recital-2018-2/?instance_id=9695

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Dance Academy USA – Recital 2018

June 17, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Every year, students at Dance Academy USA look forward to performing for friends and family at the annual recital. $29. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/dance-academy-usa-recital-2018-2/?instance_id=9695

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Bianca Del Rio

June 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CSC Dance Recital

June 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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July 2018

Cesar Lozano

July 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dr. Cesar Lozano speaks. $10-$100. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/cesar-lozano-2018/?instance_id=9782

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August 2018

Technovation Global Innovation Celebration

August 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Technovation students, mentors, alumni and ambassadors from around the world gather in the San Francisco Bay Area for a week-long mini-conference of workshops, networking events and tours of technology companies. Free (but please register via "Buy Tickets" link). https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/technovation-global-innovation-celebration/?instance_id=9958

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Pimpinela

August 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Joaquín and Lucía Galán, better known as Pimpinela are an Argentine duo famous for singing romantic musical pieces and known for their original singing style. $50-$95. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/pimpinela/?instance_id=9877

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President’s Invitation

August 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

President’s Invitation is a made-up story taking place between a teacher and Lord Chiang, based on the history of Nanjing University. The show will be presented in Chinese Mandarin. $28-$128. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/presidents-invitation/?instance_id=10004

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Shaila Dúrcal

August 22, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Shaila Dúrcal is a Spanish Grammy nominated singer-songwriter. $25-$55. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/shaila-durcal/?instance_id=9785

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1940s Battle of the Big Bands

August 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a musical tribute to 1940s Big Bands with an incredible afternoon of live music. This show features two Big Bands with thirty musicians, plus Special Guests “The Satin Dollz”. $44-$59. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/1940s-battle-of-the-big-bands-2018/?instance_id=9886 

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International Performing Arts Festival

August 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

International Performing Arts of America (IPAA) is held to carry on Bay Area’s well-known art promoter Ann Woo’s decades-long vision: to support artists to allow full expression of their talents; to work with other organizations to merge ethnic cultures into the main stream; to unite all to work together towards a common goal. $28-$100. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/international-performing-arts-festival/?instance_id=9924

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September 2018

The Abduction from the Seraglio – Opera San Jose

September 15, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio tells the story of Konstanze and her maid Blondechen, who find themselves in the Harem of Pasha Salim. $55-$189. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/abduction-seraglio-opera-san-jose/?instance_id=10020

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The Abduction from the Seraglio – Opera San Jose

September 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio tells the story of Konstanze and her maid Blondechen, who find themselves in the Harem of Pasha Salim. $55-$189. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/the-abduction-from-the-seraglio-sept20/?instance_id=10013

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The Abduction from the Seraglio – Opera San Jose

September 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio tells the story of Konstanze and her maid Blondechen, who find themselves in the Harem of Pasha Salim. $55-$189. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/the-abduction-from-the-seraglio-sept23/?instance_id=10015

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The Abduction from the Seraglio – Opera San Jose

September 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio tells the story of Konstanze and her maid Blondechen, who find themselves in the Harem of Pasha Salim. $55-$189. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/the-abduction-from-the-seraglio-sept28/?instance_id=10017

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The Abduction from the Seraglio – Opera San Jose

September 30, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio tells the story of Konstanze and her maid Blondechen, who find themselves in the Harem of Pasha Salim. $55-$189. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/the-abduction-from-the-seraglio-sept30/?instance_id=10019

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October 2018

Symphony Silicon Valley – Romeo & Juliet & Sibelius

October 6, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Internationally-renowned Maestra JoAnn Falletta makes her first appearance on the Symphony’s podium with a program that puts the orchestra on full display. Barber’s sparkling overture introduces the concert, followed by Falletta’s own selections from Prokofiev’s passionate masterpiece. $50-$94. https://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org/concerts.php?pagecontID=259#showis227

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Symphony Silicon Valley – Romeo & Juliet & Sibelius

October 7, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Internationally-renowned Maestra JoAnn Falletta makes her first appearance on the Symphony’s podium with a program that puts the orchestra on full display. Barber’s sparkling overture introduces the concert, followed by Falletta’s own selections from Prokofiev’s passionate masterpiece. $50-$94. https://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org/concerts.php?pagecontID=259#showis227

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sjDANCEco presents “Flying”

October 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The 2018-19 Fall Season entitled Flying returns the company to the beautiful California Theatre with two public performances in collaboration with Barbara Day Turner and the San José Chamber Orchestra. Tickets: $45 to $70. Visit online at https://www.sjdanceco.org/ or call 408.520.9854.

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sjDANCEco presents “Flying”

October 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The 2018-19 Fall Season entitled Flying returns the company to the beautiful California Theatre with two public performances in collaboration with Barbara Day Turner and the San José Chamber Orchestra. Tickets: $45 to $70. Visit online at https://www.sjdanceco.org/ or call 408.520.9854.

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Pareja de 3

October 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$44.50-$84.50. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/pareja-de-3/?instance_id=10024

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Symphony Silicon Valley presents Debussy & Strauss

October 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

It's often said that Strauss 'saved his best for the very end.' His final work, a soaring song cycle for lyric soprano and orchestra, is among the most profoundly moving he ever wrote, and a matchless showcase for the soprano. SSV pairs it with a bravura suite from an early Strauss opera. The evening opens with a pair of early works by Debussy, tuneful, brightly colored, and altogether delightful. A virtuoso event! Saturday, October 27 at 8:00pm Sunday, October 28…

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Symphony Silicon Valley presents Debussy & Strauss

October 28, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

It's often said that Strauss 'saved his best for the very end.' His final work, a soaring song cycle for lyric soprano and orchestra, is among the most profoundly moving he ever wrote, and a matchless showcase for the soprano. SSV pairs it with a bravura suite from an early Strauss opera. The evening opens with a pair of early works by Debussy, tuneful, brightly colored, and altogether delightful. A virtuoso event! Saturday, October 27 at 8:00pm Sunday, October 28…

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The French Connection – Golden State Youth Orchestra

October 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Golden State Youth Orchestra (GSYO) presents its Season Opener Concert! Hear how three very different contemporaries — Saint-Saens, Chaminade and Debussy — shaped the music of 20th century Europe. $15-$25. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/the-french-connection-golden-state-youth-orchestra/?instance_id=10134

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November 2018

Romeo & Juliet & Sibelius

November 6, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Program: Samuel Barber: The School for Scandal Overture Sergei Prokofiev: Suite No. 1 from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64bis Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 82 Tickets: $50 - $94 408.286.2600 www.symphonysiliconvalley.org

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Romeo & Juliet & Sibelius

November 7, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Program: Samuel Barber: The School for Scandal Overture Sergei Prokofiev: Suite No. 1 from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64bis Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 82 Tickets: $50 - $94 408.286.2600 www.symphonysiliconvalley.org

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Pagliacci – Opera San Jose

November 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The saga of a jilted lover and a jealous husband, Pagliacci tells the tale of Canio, the leader of a traveling commedia dell’arte troupe. Canio is the clown who must laugh, and make others laugh, while masking his grief after learning that his wife Nedda has betrayed him with another man. In the end, art meets tragedy in a rage of passion and jealousy. $44-$175. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/pagliacci/

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Pagliacci – Opera San Jose

November 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The saga of a jilted lover and a jealous husband, Pagliacci tells the tale of Canio, the leader of a traveling commedia dell’arte troupe. Canio is the clown who must laugh, and make others laugh, while masking his grief after learning that his wife Nedda has betrayed him with another man. In the end, art meets tragedy in a rage of passion and jealousy. $44-$175. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/pagliacci/

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Pagliacci – Opera San Jose

November 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The saga of a jilted lover and a jealous husband, Pagliacci tells the tale of Canio, the leader of a traveling commedia dell’arte troupe. Canio is the clown who must laugh, and make others laugh, while masking his grief after learning that his wife Nedda has betrayed him with another man. In the end, art meets tragedy in a rage of passion and jealousy. $44-$175. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/pagliacci/

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Pagliacci – Opera San Jose

November 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The saga of a jilted lover and a jealous husband, Pagliacci tells the tale of Canio, the leader of a traveling commedia dell’arte troupe. Canio is the clown who must laugh, and make others laugh, while masking his grief after learning that his wife Nedda has betrayed him with another man. In the end, art meets tragedy in a rage of passion and jealousy. $44-$175. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/pagliacci/

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Pagliacci – Opera San Jose

November 30, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The saga of a jilted lover and a jealous husband, Pagliacci tells the tale of Canio, the leader of a traveling commedia dell’arte troupe. Canio is the clown who must laugh, and make others laugh, while masking his grief after learning that his wife Nedda has betrayed him with another man. In the end, art meets tragedy in a rage of passion and jealousy. $44-$175. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/pagliacci/

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December 2018

Pagliacci – Opera San Jose

December 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The saga of a jilted lover and a jealous husband, Pagliacci tells the tale of Canio, the leader of a traveling commedia dell’arte troupe. Canio is the clown who must laugh, and make others laugh, while masking his grief after learning that his wife Nedda has betrayed him with another man. In the end, art meets tragedy in a rage of passion and jealousy. $44-$175. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/pagliacci/

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Symphony Silicon Valley – Mozart & Mendelssohn

December 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The “Scottish” Symphony, Mendelssohn’s last, is filled with echoes of Scotland’s stormy, embattled history, punctuated by both a Scottish reel and perhaps the most beautiful Adagio he ever wrote. Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto, one of his final works, is a touchstone of the clarinet repertory. With its rich, mellow voice, the solo clarinet seems to engage the orchestra in a loving conversation between friends. $50-$94. http://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org/concerts.php?pagecontID=259#showis230

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Symphony Silicon Valley – Mozart & Mendelssohn

December 9, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The “Scottish” Symphony, Mendelssohn’s last, is filled with echoes of Scotland’s stormy, embattled history, punctuated by both a Scottish reel and perhaps the most beautiful Adagio he ever wrote. Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto, one of his final works, is a touchstone of the clarinet repertory. With its rich, mellow voice, the solo clarinet seems to engage the orchestra in a loving conversation between friends. $50-$94. http://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org/concerts.php?pagecontID=259#showis230

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Holidays with Cantabile Concert

December 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This concert is a wonderful way for the community to come together to celebrate and enjoy the musical gifts and hard work of these singers – from the youngest third grader to the most experienced high school seniors. $10-$75. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/holidays-with-cantabile-2018/?instance_id=10232

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You-Sing-It Messiah – San Jose Symphonic Choir

December 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Come see the San Jose Symphonic Choir in singing the magnificent Messiah by Handel, conducted by Maestro Leroy Kromm. This event also features the San Jose Baroque Orchestra. $20-$25. Free for children under age 12. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/you-sing-it-messiah-2018/?instance_id=10334

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The Carols of Christmas – Valley Christian Schools

December 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This concert is one of five events presented by the Valley Christian Schools Conservatory of the Arts, each featuring music groups from three campuses. A ten-year tradition, the California Christmas Concerts are not to be missed. $7. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/the-carols-of-christmas-2018/?instance_id=10356

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A Christmas Celebration – Valley Christian Schools

December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This concert is one of five events presented by the Valley Christian Schools Conservatory of the Arts, each featuring music groups from three campuses. A ten-year tradition, the California Christmas Concerts are not to be missed. $7. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/a-christmas-celebration-2018/?instance_id=10358

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Christmas Joy – Valley Christian Schools

December 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:This concert is one of five events presented by the Valley Christian Schools Conservatory of the Arts, each featuring music groups from three campuses. A ten-year tradition, the California Christmas Concerts are not to be missed. $7. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/christmas-joy-2018/?instance_id=10360

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The Sounds of Christmas – Valley Christian Schools

December 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This concert is one of five events presented by the Valley Christian Schools Conservatory of the Arts, each featuring music groups from three campuses. A ten-year tradition, the California Christmas Concerts are not to be missed. $7. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/sounds-of-christmas-2018/?instance_id=10363

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Conservatory Christmas – Valley Christian Schools

December 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This concert is one of five events presented by the Valley Christian Schools Conservatory of the Arts, each featuring music groups from three campuses. A ten-year tradition, the California Christmas Concerts are not to be missed. $14. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/conservatory-christmas-2018/?instance_id=10365

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Carols in the California 2018 – Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale

December 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Artistic Director Elena Sharkova and the Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale present the 14th annual Carols in the California, a traditional sing-along of your favorite carols with choir and brass ensemble. $26-$36. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/carols-in-the-california-2018/?instance_id=9942

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Symphony Holiday Pops Concert – Golden State Youth Orchestra

December 16, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dance is the inspiration for this jovial concert featuring music from Mexico, Austria, Russia, France and the United States. Featuring a special performance by the GSYO Percussion Ensemble and conductor Jindong Cai. $15-$25. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/gsyo/?instance_id=10317

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January 2019

Symphony Silicon Valley: Brahms & Dvořák

January 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Pianist Jon Kimura Parker is famed for his “infectious elan and gargantuan technique.” His out-sized technique will be on special demand for the first work, a concerto build on a heroic symphonic scale that requires sheer stamina as well as supreme artistry. A masterpiece of musical contrasts, it is also filled with lyrical interludes, including an extended cello solo. Dvořák’s symphony follows, inventive but gentler, almost idyllic, and irresistibly tuneful. While he wrote it, Dvořák himself marveled “melodies simply pour…

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Symphony Silicon Valley: Brahms & Dvořák

January 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pianist Jon Kimura Parker is famed for his “infectious elan and gargantuan technique.” His out-sized technique will be on special demand for the first work, a concerto build on a heroic symphonic scale that requires sheer stamina as well as supreme artistry. A masterpiece of musical contrasts, it is also filled with lyrical interludes, including an extended cello solo. Dvořák’s symphony follows, inventive but gentler, almost idyllic, and irresistibly tuneful. While he wrote it, Dvořák himself marveled “melodies simply pour…

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February 2019

Moby-Dick Symposium – Opera San Jose

February 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

KQED Silicon Valley Arts, Culture and Tech reporter Rachael Myrow will moderate two panel discussions featuring Moby-Dick composer Jake Heggie and principal artists from the production in the California Theatre’s Rehearsal Room. $20. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/moby-dick-symposium-opera-san-jose/?instance_id=10474

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Opera San Jose: General Director’s Dinner

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

General Director Larry Hancock hosts Opera San José’s annual dinner in the elegant lobby of the California Theatre. This year, the festivities including a symposium on the set of Moby-Dick with special guests Moby-Dick composer Jake Heggie (composer of Moby-Dick) and Rachael Myrow (KQED’s Silicon Valley Arts, Culture & Tech Reporter). $600 per person ($350 tax deductible). https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/opera-san-jose-dinnner-2019/?instance_id=10455

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Moby-Dick – Opera San Jose

February 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Moby-Dick is an opera based on the classic novel by Herman Melville. Set in 1820, it tells the story of Captain Ahab of the whaleship Pequod, who after losing one of his legs to a frightening white whale, becomes obsessed with finding and destroying the creature at any cost. $10-$181. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/moby-dick/

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Opening Night Reception – Moby-Dick

February 9 @ 11:00 pm - February 10 @ 1:00 am

Come and mingle with the artists and production crew immediately following the performance of Moby-Dick. Reception takes place in the Mezzanine Lobby (upstairs bar). Enjoy sparkling wine, appetizers and desserts. A cash bar will be available. $40 per person. Order online or call the OSJ box office @ (408) 437-4450 to purchase. https://www.operasj.org/upcoming-events/

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Moby-Dick – Opera San Jose

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Moby-Dick is an opera based on the classic novel by Herman Melville. Set in 1820, it tells the story of Captain Ahab of the whaleship Pequod, who after losing one of his legs to a frightening white whale, becomes obsessed with finding and destroying the creature at any cost. $10-$181. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/moby-dick/

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Moby-Dick – Opera San Jose

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Moby-Dick is an opera based on the classic novel by Herman Melville. Set in 1820, it tells the story of Captain Ahab of the whaleship Pequod, who after losing one of his legs to a frightening white whale, becomes obsessed with finding and destroying the creature at any cost. $10-$181. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/moby-dick/

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Moby-Dick – Opera San Jose

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Moby-Dick is an opera based on the classic novel by Herman Melville. Set in 1820, it tells the story of Captain Ahab of the whaleship Pequod, who after losing one of his legs to a frightening white whale, becomes obsessed with finding and destroying the creature at any cost. $10-$181. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/moby-dick/

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Moby-Dick – Opera San Jose

February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Moby-Dick is an opera based on the classic novel by Herman Melville. Set in 1820, it tells the story of Captain Ahab of the whaleship Pequod, who after losing one of his legs to a frightening white whale, becomes obsessed with finding and destroying the creature at any cost. $10-$181. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/moby-dick/

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March 2019

Symphony Silicon Valley – Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony

March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The opener is a musical tour featuring Barber's virtuosic concerto, combining lush Romantic lyricism and angular 'modern' energy, with a brilliant ending that is a notorious test of the violinist's skill. In the second half, hear Tchaikovsky's magnificent symphony, with its unparalleled mastery of all the orchestra's voices -- famously played through without a pause in WWII Leningrad during a ferocious bombing attack. Adam Schoenberg’s Canto opens the program and introduces us to a new composer very much in vogue…

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Symphony Silicon Valley – Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony

March 3 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The opener is a musical tour featuring Barber's virtuosic concerto, combining lush Romantic lyricism and angular 'modern' energy, with a brilliant ending that is a notorious test of the violinist's skill. In the second half, hear Tchaikovsky's magnificent symphony, with its unparalleled mastery of all the orchestra's voices -- famously played through without a pause in WWII Leningrad during a ferocious bombing attack. Adam Schoenberg’s Canto opens the program and introduces us to a new composer very much in vogue…

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Cinequest ’19 Opening Night: Manto

March 5 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm

Director Nandita Das presents her sweeping biopic Manto, a moving look at the work and life of India’s beloved and controversial writer Saadat Hasan Manto. This screening will include a conversation with Nandita Das and a Maverick Spirit Award Presentation. $30 for the screening. $55 for the screening and party. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/cinequest-19-opening-night-manto/?instance_id=10478

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Bill Nighy – Cinequest Maverick Spirit Award

March 6 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm

Actor Bill Nighy receives Cinequest’s most prestigious award in conjunction with the highly anticipated U.S. premiere of Sometimes Always Never, in which he stars. $20. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/cinequest-bill-nighy/?instance_id=10506

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Cinequest Silent Cinema: Buster Keaton

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Silent comedy masterpieces of Buster Keaton are accompanied by Dennis James on the mighty Wurlitzer organ. $15. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/cinequest-buster-keaton-2019/?instance_id=10500

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Symphony Silicon Valley – ArtSPARK: It’s About Time: Music, Math & More

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This program shows the connections between Music & Math by teaching students about Time Signatures in music and how they relate to fractions in mathematics. Come see free performances for fourth graders throughout the county paid for entirely by Symphony Silicon Valley. http://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org/concerts.php?pagecontID=52

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Symphony Silicon Valley – ArtSPARK: It’s About Time: Music, Math & More

March 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

This program shows the connections between Music & Math by teaching students about Time Signatures in music and how they relate to fractions in mathematics. Come see free performances for fourth graders throughout the county paid for entirely by Symphony Silicon Valley. http://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org/concerts.php?pagecontID=52

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Philharmonic Orchestra Spring Concert – San Jose Youth Symphony

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The San Jose Youth Symphony’s Philharmonic Orchestra, under the artistic leadership of Music Director and Conductor Yair Samet, presents its 2018-2019 Spring Concert. The program will open with Ginastera’s Fausto Criollo Overture, Op. 9 and conclude with Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances. $5-$20. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/philharmonic-orchestra-spring-concert-san-jose-youth-symphony/?instance_id=10476

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April 2019

35th Anniversary Gala – Opera San Jose

April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Opera San Jose celebrates its 35th Anniversary Season! Enjoy classic California cuisine complete with wine pairing, live and silent auctions, followed by performances from current and former resident artists and cast members from Madama Butterfly. $200 ($90 is tax deductible). https://www.operasj.org/upcoming-events/

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Madama Butterfly – Opera San Jose

April 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This is Puccini’s heartbreaking love story of betrayal about an American naval officer who marries a young Japanese girl out of convenience, only to leave her as she faithfully awaits his return. Set in 1890’s Japan, this is a devastating saga of devotion, tradition and sacrifice. $10-$181. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/madama-butterfly/

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Madama Butterfly – Opera San Jose

April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This is Puccini’s heartbreaking love story of betrayal about an American naval officer who marries a young Japanese girl out of convenience, only to leave her as she faithfully awaits his return. Set in 1890’s Japan, this is a devastating saga of devotion, tradition and sacrifice. $10-$181. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/madama-butterfly/

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Madama Butterfly – Opera San Jose

April 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This is Puccini’s heartbreaking love story of betrayal about an American naval officer who marries a young Japanese girl out of convenience, only to leave her as she faithfully awaits his return. Set in 1890’s Japan, this is a devastating saga of devotion, tradition and sacrifice. $10-$181. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/madama-butterfly/

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Madama Butterfly – Opera San Jose

April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This is Puccini’s heartbreaking love story of betrayal about an American naval officer who marries a young Japanese girl out of convenience, only to leave her as she faithfully awaits his return. Set in 1890’s Japan, this is a devastating saga of devotion, tradition and sacrifice. $10-$181. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/madama-butterfly/

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Madama Butterfly – Opera San Jose

April 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This is Puccini’s heartbreaking love story of betrayal about an American naval officer who marries a young Japanese girl out of convenience, only to leave her as she faithfully awaits his return. Set in 1890’s Japan, this is a devastating saga of devotion, tradition and sacrifice. $10-$181. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/madama-butterfly/

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Madama Butterfly – Opera San Jose

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This is Puccini’s heartbreaking love story of betrayal about an American naval officer who marries a young Japanese girl out of convenience, only to leave her as she faithfully awaits his return. Set in 1890’s Japan, this is a devastating saga of devotion, tradition and sacrifice. $10-$181. https://www.operasj.org/tickets/madama-butterfly/

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May 2019

Symphony Silicon Valley: Petrushka & Rach 2

May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Petrushka is one of Stravinsky's most popular works filled with Russian folk tunes and brilliant orchestrations. Featuring pianist Jon Nakamatsu and conductor Tatsuya Shimono. $50-$94. https://www.facebook.com/events/2238608866451426/

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Symphony Silicon Valley: Petrushka & Rach 2

May 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Petrushka is one of Stravinsky's most popular works filled with Russian folk tunes and brilliant orchestrations. Featuring pianist Jon Nakamatsu and conductor Tatsuya Shimono. $50-$94. https://www.facebook.com/events/2238608866451426/

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My Very First Ballet: Cinderella – The New Ballet

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Little ones can enjoy the ballet for the first time. The New Ballet’s Cinderella delights audiences with the magic of classical ballet, along with humor and a “happily ever after.” $10-$60. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/my-very-first-ballet-cinderella/?instance_id=9984

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Recital Performance: Cinderella – The New Ballet

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This Recital performance features students from The New Ballet School, including the Primary Division. The New Ballet’s Cinderella delights audiences with the magic of classical ballet, along with humor and a “happily ever after.” $15-$95. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/recital-cinderella/?instance_id=9986

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Cinderella – The New Ballet

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The New Ballet’s Cinderella delights audiences with the magic of classical ballet, along with humor and a “happily ever after.” $15-$95. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/cinderella-2019-the-new-ballet/?instance_id=9988

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Mr. Barnhill’s Final Concert

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Evergreen Valley High School and the EVHS Band Boosters present The Final Concert for Mr. Steven A. Barnhill. This concert is a celebration of a 35-year teaching career and dedication to excellence by Mr. Barnhill to the students of the east side of San Jose. 50% of proceeds will benefit the EVHS Band Boosters Scholarship Program. $12. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/mr-barnhills-final-concert/?instance_id=10608

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Professor Brian Cox – Universal

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

With state-of-the-art imagery using massive ultra-high-definition screens, Professor Brian Cox will explore the nature of space and time — from the Big Bang to black holes, the latest missions to the planets, and the origin and fate of life in the Universe. $50-$60. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/professor-brian-cox-universal/?instance_id=10211

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Jo Jo Jorge Falcon

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jo Jo Jorge Falcon, known to his fans as El Comediante de las Mil Caras, is a Mexican comedian whose career has lasted several decades. He is known for his standup performances and television appearances, and has also released numerous comedy albums. $43-$83. https://sanjosetheaters.org/event/jorge-falcon/?instance_id=10674

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