Concert History

2015-2016 Season

May 13, 2016
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

Music of the Night
  • Webber: Phantom of the Opera suite
  • Hsieh: Midnight Ride
  • Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
  • Arensky: Egyptian Nights ballet suite

March 4, 2016
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

Dvořák 7's
  • Dvořák: Slavonic Dance No. 7, from Op. 46
  • Dvořák: Two Songs from Op. 7
          with Kathryn Benedicto, soprano
  • Dvořák: Humoresque No. 7
  • Dvořák: Symphony No. 7

November 13, 2015
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto, Mvt. I
      with Gene Huang, violin
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

2014-2015 Season

May 8, 2015
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

Dance
  • Agnes Bashir: Dance
  • Serge Prokofiev: Pushkin Dances No. 1
  • Edward Elgar: Three Bavarian Dances, from "From the Bavarian Highlands"
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Selections

March 6, 2015
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

The Many Sides of Romeo and Juliet

  • Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture
    edited by Jerry Brubaker
  • Bellini: O quante volte, from "I Capuleti e i Montecchi"
    with Kathryn Benedicto, soprano
  • Svendsen: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy, Op. 18
  • Prokofiev: Capulets and Montagues
  • Rota: A Time for Us (theme)
  • Bernstein: Selections from West Side Story



November 7, 2014
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Schumann: Piano Concerto, Mvt. II and III
    with Shannon Wang, piano
  • Schubert: Rosamunde Entr’acte No. 1
  • Sinding: Symphony No. 1, Mvt. IV
  • Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”) Finale
    with Paul Zawilski, organ

2013-2014 Season

May 9, 2014
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

SBP’s 5-Year Celebration
  • Sibelius: Finlandia
  • Chabrier: España
  • Elgar: Excerpts from Enigma Variations
  • Mogensen: Quest for the Grail
  • Duke Ellington Medley
  • Selections from the Star Wars saga

February 28, 2014
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
  • Dvořák: Symphony No. 5



November 1, 2013
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Victorine: Fanfare for Brass
  • Schumann: Piano Concerto Mvt. I
      with Shannon Wang, piano
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

2012-2013 Season

May 10, 2013
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Karim Elmahmoudi: Mythos Overture
  • Samuel Barber: First Essay for Orchestra
  • Herb Gellis: Short Symphony on Eastern Modes
  • Suite from Pirates of the Caribbean

March 1, 2013
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Mvt. III
  • Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 2
      Jay Jordana, guest conductor
  • Amy Scurria: What the Soul Remembers
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber: Selections from Evita

November 2, 2012
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Mvt. I
  • Sibelius: Spring Song
  • Pierné: Basque Rapsodie from Ramuntcho
  • Lalo: Rapsodie norvégienne
  • Fauré: Berceuse and Le pas espagnol from Dolly Suite

2011-2012 Season

May 18, 2012
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Henry Purcell: Voluntary on Old 100th (brass choir)
  • Gerald Finzi: Eclogue
    with Norina Sharpe, piano
  • Vassili Kalinnikov: Symphony No. 1

March 1, 2012
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 34, Mvt. III
  • Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 3, Mvt. II
  • Ralph Vaughan-Williams: Overture to "The Wasps"
  • Antonin Dvořák: Selections from Czech Suite

November 11, 2011
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Edvard Grieg: Symphonic Dances No. I, II, & IV
  • Edvard Grieg: Last Spring (Elegiac Melodies, No. 2)
  • Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 3, Mvt. IV
  • Ludolf Nielsen: Symphony No. 3, Mvt. I (U.S. premiere)


2010-2011 Season

May 13, 2011
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Ron Miller: Overture to a Summer Afternoon
  • John Knowles Paine: Overture to "As You Like It"
  • Claude-Michel Schönberg: Selections from "Les Misérables"
    Arranged by Bob Lowden
  • Aaron Copland: Prairie Journal
  • George Gershwin: An American in Paris
    Arranged by John Whitney

February 25, 2011
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
  • Beethoven: Turkish March
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 2

November 12, 2010
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Kalinnikov: Overture to "Tsar Boris"
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2 ("Little Russian")


Debut Season 2009-2010

May 14, 2010
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Rush: Spirit of Freedom
  • Mauldin: Three Jemez Landscapes
  • Mixon: Crescent City Collage
  • Still: Symphony No. 1 ("Afro-American")

February 26, 2010
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 1
  • de Falla: Three Cornered Hat (suite)

November 13-14, 2009
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose (11/13)
First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto (11/14)

  • Dvořák Symphony No. 8
  • Elgar The Wand of Youth (excerpts)


The Group Formerly Known as The HP Symphony Orchestra

Spring 2009

May 15, 2009
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Dvořák Symphony No. 9 ("New World")
  • Gould American Salute

Fall 2008

November 14, 2008
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose

  • Borodin Polovtsian Dances
  • Chaminade Concertino for Flute (Priscilla Broberg, flute)
  • Praetorius/Gellis Praetorius Suite
  • Holst Second Suite in F
  • Anderson A Christmas Festival


Hewlett-Packard Symphony Orhcestra

Spring 2008

May 2-9, 2008
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose (5/2)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/5, 5/9)

  • Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Overture
  • Vivaldi Bassoon Concerto in B flat RV 502
    (Juliet Hamak Barrera, bassoon)
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 7, Mvt. I
  • Suite from Video Games Live

Fall 2007

November 9-16, 2007
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose (11/9)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (11/11, 11/16)

  • Warlock Capriol Suite
  • Schubert Symphony No. 8 ("Unfinished"), Mvt. I
  • Smetana The Moldau
  • Suite from Star Wars, Episodes I-VI

Spring 2007

May 7-18, 2007
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/7, 5/11)
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose (5/18)

  • Mogensen Quest for the Grail
  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3, Mvt. I (Dennis Wilkinson, piano)
  • Medley from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
  • Gellis Allegro Sauvage
  • Sibelius Symphony No. 2, Mvt. IV

Fall 2006

November 10-17, 2006
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose (11/10)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (11/13, 11/17)

  • Kraus Symphony No. 1, Mvt. III
  • Sinding Symphony No. 1, Mvt. I
  • Medley from Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Mangione The Children of Sanchez
  • Gresham Music for a Summer Celebration
  • Shostakovich Symphony No. 5, Mvt. IV

Spring 2006

May 5-12, 2006
Foothill Presbyterian Church, San Jose (5/5)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/8, 5/12)

  • Chabrier España
  • Mozart Minuet from Symphony No. 15
  • McKay From a Moonlit Ceremony
  • Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
  • Bashir Dance
  • Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3, Finale

Fall 2005

October 31-December 6, 2005
Agilent Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room (10/31)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (11/4)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (11/7, 11/11)
Agilent Corporate Cafeteria, Bldg. 395 (12/6)

  • Copland An Outdoor Overture
  • Gellis Short Symphony on Eastern Modes
  • Michael Mauldin Dawn at San Juan Mesa
  • Gershwin Selections from Porgy and Bess

Spring 2005

May 9-12, 2005
Agilent Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room (5/9)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (5/13)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/16, 5/16)

  • Dvořák American Suite
  • Williams Selections from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
  • Rimsky-Korsakov "Antar" Symphony, Mvt. III
  • John Biggs "Prologue" from The Ballad of William Sycamore
  • Sibelius Finlandia

Fall 2004

May 7-18, 2007
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (11/1)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (11/5, 11/10)
Agilent Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room (11/8)
Agilent Corporate Cafeteria, Bldg. 395 (12/14)

  • Sousa The Liberty Bell
  • von Weber Clarinet Concerto No. 1, Mvt. I (Claudia Zornow, clarinet)
  • Stravinsky "Berceuse" and "Finale" from The Firebird
  • Grieg Peer Gynt Suite
  • Deussen Reflections on the Hudson
  • Walden The West Wing Theme
  • Schifrin Mission Impossible Theme
  • Anderson A Christmas Festival (12/14/2004 only)

Spring 2004

May 10-21, 2004
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (5/10)
Agilent Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room (5/14)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/17, 5/21)

  • Saint-Saëns March Militaire Franaise
  • Vaughan Williams English Folk Songs Suite
  • Karen Amrhein "Autumn" from Symphony of Seasons
  • Borodin Polovtsian Dances
  • Sibelius Spring Song
  • Suite from Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Fall 2003

November 3-14, 2003
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (11/3)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (11/7, 11/14)
Agilent Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room (11/10)

  • Green Overture in G
  • Kendra Bickler Lately...
  • Anderson A Christmas Festival
  • Rimsky-Korsakov Symphony No. 1 in E Minor

Spring 2003

May 5-16, 2003
Agilent Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room (5/5)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/9, 5/16)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (5/12)

  • Rimsky-Korsakov Dance of the Tumblers
  • Jessica Locke Reading of the Names 9/11: The Firefighters
  • Tchaikovsky "Waltz" from Sleeping Beauty
  • Bernstein Selections from West Side Story
  • Herb Gellis Corduroy (Paul Taira, baritone saxophone)
  • Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition (transcribed by Carl Simpson)

Fall 2002

November 4-15, 2002
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (11/4, 11/15)
Fomer Compaq Site, Multi A/B Room, Bldg. CAC16 (11/8)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (1/11)

  • Berlioz Rákóczy March
  • Bach Concerto for Violin and Oboe
    (Doug Perry, violin / George Yefchak, oboe)
  • Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3, Finale | Scurria Blessings of Liberty
  • Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 7, Mvt. II
  • Williams Harry Potter Suite

Spring 2002

April 29-May 10, 2002
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (4/29)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/3, 5/10)
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (5/6)

  • Wagner Rienzi Overture
  • Holst First Suite in E-flat
  • Herb Gellis Hymn for String Orchestra | Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Mvt. I
  • Worsley Sundance

Fall 2001

October 29-November 9, 2001
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (10/29)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (11/2)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (11/5, 11/9)

  • Albert Courage
  • Haydn Trumpet Concerto (Mike Paivinen & Chuck Morehouse, trumpet)
  • Copland Our Town
  • Bock Fiddler on the Roof
  • Mussorgsky Night on Bald Mountain
  • Horwood Amusement Park Suite

Spring 2001

May 7-18, 2001
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (5/7)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (5/11)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/14, 5/18)

  • Strauss Also Sprach Zarathustra fanfare ("2001: A Space Odyssey" theme)
  • Mendelssohn Wedding March from A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • R. Schumann "Scherzo" from Symphony No. 1 ("Spring")
  • Clara Schumann Piano Concerto, Mvt. III
  • Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet
  • Lanette Lind Primitive Dances
  • Gershwin An American in Paris

Fall 2000

October 30-November 19, 2000
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (10/30)
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (11/3)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (11/6, 11/10)

  • Copland "Hoe-Down" from Rodeo
  • Corliss Kimmel Denali Seasons
  • Casey & Jacobs Grease Medley
  • Beth Anderson Minnesota Swale
  • Herb Gellis Duplex
  • Duke Ellington Duke Ellington! medley

Spring 2000

May 5-19, 2000
Agilent Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room (5/5)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (5/8)
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (5/12)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/15, 5/19)

  • Williams Summon the Heroes
  • Chaminade Concertino for Flute and Orchestra
  • Saint-Saëns "Bacchanale" from Samson and Delilah
  • Cooman Sinfonia: Deo Gracias
  • Bizet L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2
  • Loesser Guys and Dolls medley

Fall 1999

November 1-12, 1999
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (11/1)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (11/5)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (11/8, 11/12)

  • Schönberg Miss Saigon
  • Lecuona La Comparsa, Gitanerias
  • von Weber Andante and Hungarian Rondo (Doug McCracken, Bassoon)
  • Rush Spirit of Freedom
  • Albert Western Suite
  • Wagner Die Meistersinger excerpts
  • Elfman The Simpsons

Spring 1999

April 23-May 7, 1999
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (4/23)
Middlefield Site Patio (4/26)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (4/30)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/3, 5/7)

  • Sibelius Karelia Suite excerpts
  • Mozart Horn Concerto No. 1 (Joe Sventek, horn)
  • Horner Hollywood Blockbusters
  • Elgar Cello Concerto, Mvt. I (Tanya Wu, cello)
  • Dvořák American Suite excerpts
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 excerpts.

Fall 1998

November 2-13, 1998
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (11/2, 11/13)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (11/6)
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (11/9)

  • Gabrieli Canzon septimi toni No. 1
  • Brahms Academic Festival Overture | Grieg Homage March
  • Dvořák Symphony No. 9, Mvt. I
  • Chabrier Danse Villageoise
  • Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture
  • Williams The Empire Strikes Back Suite

Spring 1998

May 1-15, 1998
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (5/1)
Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room, Bldg. 50 (5/4)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/6, 5/16)
Middlefield Site Patio (5/8)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (5/11)

  • Sousa Washington Post
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5., Mvt. I
  • Mussorgsky Promanade, Great Gate of Kiev
  • Copland Variations on a Shaker Melody
  • Dukas Fanfare pour prcder La PRI
  • Herb Gellis Allegro Sauvage for Timpani and Orchestra
    (Russell Iimura, timpani)
  • Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1
    (Jayne Bell, soloist)

Fall 1997

October 31-Novmeber14, 1997
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (10/31)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (11/3)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (11/7, 11/14)
Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room, Bldg. 50 (11/12)

  • Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien
  • Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
  • Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (Alice Chiang, piano)
  • Bach Brandenberg Concerto No. 3
  • Star Trek Through the Years

Spring 1997

April 25-May 9, 1997
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (4/25)
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (4/28)
Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room, Bldg. 50 (5/2)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/5, 5/9)

  • Rimsky-Korsakov Procession of the Nobles
  • Lecuona Andalucia Suite
  • Schönberg Selections from Les Misrables
  • Teleman Concerto for Oboe in E minor
  • Faure Pavane
  • Hanson Symphony No. 2, Mvt. III

Fall 1996

October 25-November 8, 1996
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (10/25, 11/4)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (10/28, 11/4)
Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room, Bldg. 50 (10/31)
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (11/4)

  • Sibelius Finlandia
  • Faure Sicilienne
  • Berlioz March to the Scaffold
  • Strauss Tales from the Vienna Woods
  • Vaughan Williams English Folk Song Suite
  • Erickson Toccata for Orchestra
  • Williams Selections from Jurassic Park


From the Vienna Woods
to Jurassic Park

Spring 1996

April 26-May 10, 1996
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (4/26)
Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room, Bldg. 50 (4/29)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (5/3)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/6, 5/10)

  • La Marseillais (French National Anthem)
  • Mouret Suites de Symphonies, Rondeau (Theme from "Masterpiece Theatre")
  • Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21, Andante (Featured in the motion picture Elvira Madigan)
  • Gounod Funeral March of the Marionette (Theme from "Alfred Hitchcock Presents")
  • Themes from 007
  • Anderson Syncopated Clock (Featured in various TV commercials)
  • Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet: "Montagues & Capulets" (Featured in an Acura commercial)
  • Orff Carmina Burana selections (Featured in the motion pictures Excalibur, The Hunt for Red October, The Doors, The Omen, and Conan the Barbarian)

Fall 1995

October 27-November 10, 1995
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (10/27)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (10/30)
Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room, Bldg. 50 (10/31)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (11/6, 15/10)

  • Waltzing Mathilda (Not the national anthem of Australia)
  • Saint-Saëns Dance Macabre
  • Glire Russian Sailors Dance
  • Tchaikovsky Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Waltz of the Flowers
  • Praetorius (arr. H. Gellis) Suite
  • Delibes Prelude and Mazurka
  • Grieg Norwegian Dances #2, #3
  • Khachaturian Gayne Ballet Suite

Dance

Spring 1995

May 5-19, 1995
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (5/5)
Palo Alto Site, Spyglass Auditorium, Bldg. 5 (5/8)
Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room, Bldg. 50 (5/12)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (5/15, 5/19)

  • Austrian National Anthem
  • Walton Crown Imperial March
  • Elgar Enigma Variations #8,#9, and coda from #14
  • Weber Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra (Claudia Zornow, clarinet)
  • Franck Symphony in D minor, Mvt. III
  • A Tribute to Henry Mancini

 

Fall 1994

Dates not available

  • Canadian National Anthem
  • Holst: Jupiter-The Bringer of Jollity
  • Schubert Symphony No. 8 Mvt. I ("Unfinished")
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov Procession of the Sardar
  • Medley from West Side Story

 

Spring 1994

April 15-May 6, 1994
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (4/15)
Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room, Bldg. 50 (4/18)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (4/22, 5/6)
Palo Alto Site, Corporate Auditorium, Bldg. 20 (4/25)

  • Canadian National Anthem
  • Holst: Jupiter-The Bringer of Jollity
  • Schubert Symphony No. 8 Mvt. I ("Unfinished")
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov Procession of the Sardar
  • Medley from West Side Story

 

Fall 1993

October 11-22, 1993
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (10/11)
Mayfield Site, Atrium, Bldg. 36 (10/14)
Santa Clara Site, Santa Cruz Room, Bldg. 50 (10/18)
Cupertino Site, Oak Room, Bldg. 48 (10/21, 10/22)

  • Purcell Fanfare and Rhondo
  • Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusic, Mvt. I
  • Handel Water Music (excerpts)
  • Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5
  • Stravinsky "Berceuse" and "Finale" from The Firebird
  • Medley from Phantom of the Opera