Press BSYO Finale Concert
The Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras Perform Season Finale Concert May 17, 2014 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Baltimore, Md. (April 29, 2014) – The Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras (BSYO) will perform their season finale concert on May 17, 2014 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The program will feature works by Mozart, Nielsen, Mussorgsky, Brahms, Prokofiev, Beethoven and many others and will highlight three orchestral ensembles comprised of 205 of the Mid-Atlantic Region’s most talented musicians, grades 1-12. Please see below for complete concert details.
Featured soloists include BSYO flutist Handong Park, 2014 BSYO Concerto Competition winner, performing Carl Nielsen’s Concerto for Flute and Orchestra. The program will also feature violinist Katharina Kang and violist Michael Casimir, guests from the Heifetz International Music Institute, performing Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra in E-flat Major.
Students in the BSYO, a cornerstone of the BSO’s extensive education outreach, commit to weekly rehearsals and have opportunities to collaborate with and be mentored by BSO musicians and Maestra Marin Alsop, including side-by-side rehearsals with the BSO, coaching from BSO musicians, master classes with world renowned artists, intensive chamber music classes and performance opportunities, and access to exclusive BSYO events at the Meyerhoff. The BSYO serves as ensemble-in-residence at the state-of-the-art George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson, Maryland.
COMPLETE CONCERT DETAILS
Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras Season Finale Concert
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. – Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Ken Lam, conductor
MaryAnn Poling, conductor
Nana Vaughn, conductor
Katharina Kang, violin
Handong Park, flute
Michael Casimir, viola
All three ensembles that comprise the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras (BSYO) will perform works by Mozart, Nielsen, Mussorgsky, Brahms, Prokofiev, Beethoven and many others.
Tickets range from $5 to $20 and are available through the BSO Ticket Office, 410.783.8000 or BSOmusic.org .