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McAfee Performing Arts and Lecture Center
at Saratoga High School 20300 Herriman Avenue Saratoga, CA 95070
408-867-3411
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19 events
5 reviews
10 stars
I would suggest to bring a bottle of water and small snake for the intermission.
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San Jose Wind Symphony: "The Wearing of the Green"
23 ratings
4.6 average rating
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83 events
43 reviews
9 stars
attended Mar 18 2012

The San Jose Wind Symphony performed beautifully. The location was very good, with good seats and good accoustics.

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38 events
17 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 18 2012

Really good program. Very audience friendly with great variety in the program.

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32 events
7 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 18 2012

Although the event was much shorter than we had expected, we enjoyed the variety of the songs/composition. We liked the bugpipe music, especially since we didn't expect it. We also liked the fact that the conductor shared background story of each...continued

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Program:

Percy Aldridge Grainger: “Molly on the Shore”

Leroy Anderson: “The Irish Washerwoman”

arr. Carl Strommen: “Riverdance” 

arr. Robert W. Smith: _Irish Songs for Solo and Band _

Christopher Bengochea, tenor

Leroy Anderson: “The Minstrel Boy” 

arr. Brendan Power: “Limerick’s Lament” (Marbhna Luimnigh)

Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Pipes and Drums

Leroy Anderson: “The Wearing of the Green” 

Matyas Seiber: Irish Trilogy