San José Chamber Orchestra Presents FANTASIA, February 11

The program features the West Coast Premiere of conductor Alyssa Wang and soloists James Blanchard on flute and Matthieu Cognet on piano.

By: Feb. 05, 2024
San José Chamber Orchestra Presents FANTASIA, February 11

San José Chamber Orchestra (SJCO) continues its 33rd concert season with FANTASIA in San José on Sunday, February 11.

The program features the West Coast Premiere of conductor Alyssa Wang and soloists James Blanchard on flute and Matthieu Cognet on piano.

Said Music Director, Barbara Day Turner, "SJCO is looking forward to conductor Alyssa Wang making her SJCO debut with the program FANTASIA, featuring four unusual, yet complimentary musical works from two esteemed composers of the past and two composers of the present.  The evening promises to be uniquely satisfying and entertaining."

Guest Conductor: Alyssa Wang (West Coast Premiere).

Soloists: James Blanchard, flute and Matthieu Cognet, piano

Music by Daniel Kidane, Germaine Tailleferre, Dobrinka Tabakova, and Benjamin Britten.

The Program:

  • Daniel Kidane: Be Still
  • Germaine Tailleferre: Concertino for Flute, Piano and Strings featuring James Blanchard, flute and Matthieu Cognet, piano
  • Dobrinka Tabakova: Fantasy Homage a Schubert
  • Benjamin Britten: Young Apollo featuring Matthieu Cognet, piano.    

Get tickets by visiting https://sjco.org/, calling 408.295.4416, by emailing sjcorch@gmail.com, or at the door. 




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