San Jose Debut

San Jose’s new symphony orchestra to the stage this weekend. “Symphony San Jose’s success or failure will go a long way in determining the course of symphonic music in the South Bay. Some donors, patrons and musicians are still bitter over the bankruptcy of the 123-year-old orchestra. And even those most enthusiastic about the new orchestra are limiting themselves to a cautious embrace. `If this doesn’t happen, it’s never going to happen in San Jose ever again’.”