Enjoy our concerts at
the Petit Trianon
in San Jose
2007-2008 Season Summary

The following concerts were delivered in the 2007 through 2008 season.

September 16, 2007, 2:30pm
    Mexican Heritage Plaza, 1704 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose
             Honoring Mexico
    Javier Alvarez        Metro Chabacano
    Federico Ibarra      Segunda Sinfonia
    Candelario Huizar   Imagenes
    Bernal-Jimenez       Angelus
    Manuel Ponce        Concierto del Sur
       Rodolfo Troncoso, guitarist

November 3, 2007, 7:30pm
    Le Petit Trianon, 72 N. 5th St., San Jose
              Poetry in Sound
    Brian Holmes        Death's Jest-Book Overture (Premiere)
    Claude Debussy     Prelude to Afternoon of a Faun
    Mozart        Overture to Marriage of Figaro
    Ludwig van Beethoven      Piano Concerto no. 3
       Aileen Chanco, pianist         

February 2, 2008, 7:30pm
    Le Petit Trianon, 72 N. 5th St., San Jose
             Woodwinds Rule!
    Josep Pla              Concerto for Two Flutes
    Howard Hanson    Pastorale for Oboe, Harp, and Strings
    Jean Berger           Short Overture for Strings
    Howard Hanson    Nymphs and Satyr Ballet Suite
    A. Glazunov           Concerto for Alto Saxophone
    Heitor Villa-Lobos  Fantasia para Saxophone
       Ashu, saxophonist

March 16, 2008, 2:30pm
    Le Petit Trianon, 72 N. 5th St., San Jose
             Chamber Music Concert and Silent Auction 
    Beethoven            Quartet, op. 59/, no. 3, mvt 1
    Borodin                Nocturne
          Pacific Strings
    Shostakovich        Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor, op. 67
          Noer Trio
    Mussorgsky          Night on Bald Mountain
           MCO Cello Quartet
    Ferenc Farkas       Ancient Dances 
                                     (/Regi Magyar Tancok/)
            MCO Woodwind Quintet

May 4, 2008, 2:30pm
    Heritage Theatre, 1 West Campbell Ave., Campbell
             Opera Favorites in Concert
    Verdi            Anvil Chorus (Il Trovatore)
                        Triumphal March (Aida)
    Bizet             March of the Toreadors (Carmen)
    Rossini          Overture and Villager's Chorus 
                               (William Tell) 
            Osmand-Balzell, soprano
            Pedro Betancourt, tenor
            Adam Meza, baritone
            William O'Neill, baritone
            San Jose Symphonic Choir, vocalists 

San Jose Arts Commissioner Jill Arnone, makes a special guest appearance to conduct "America the Beautiful".

June 8, 2008, 3:00pm
    Five Wounds Church, 1375 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose
             Music of Portugal
    Bomtempo              Symphony no. 1
    Freitas Branco        Suite Alentejano no. 2
    Verdi                      Ah fors e lui, La Traviata
    Verdi                      Merce dilette amiche, Vespri Siciliani
plus Ohlos negros and A Casinha Pequenina
            Elizabeth Medeiros Hogue



The Mission Chamber Orchestra is sponsored by the Santa Clara Valley Performing Arts Association and also receives support
from the Arts Council Silicon Valley and the City of San Jose. The MCO is a member of the Silicon Valley Arts Coalition.

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