By Jeanne Knox, Chairman, Parents Leadership Council As I was reading an update...
BYSO Boston Youth Symphony (BYS) Spring Concert
- 6:00 pm on Sunday, May 18, 2014
- Kresge Auditorium, 48 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
- Contact Name:
- Chiara Marsoner
Widely regarded as one of the country’s finest youth orchestra programs, BYSO is recognized as a model music and arts education organization that serves nearly 500 young musicians, ages 5 to 18. The Boston Youth Symphony (BYS) is BYSO most advanced ensemble. It is comprised of approximately 120 outstanding players whose technical level is highly advanced and who show strong musicianship. The group performs a wide range of demanding orchestral repertoire, and is conducted by Music Director Federico Cortese. The ensemble has collaborated with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Chorus pro Musica, Back Bay Chorale, soloists from the Boston University Opera Institute, Mark O'Connor, Yo-Yo Ma and other guest artists. The BYS is the only youth orchestra in America to present a semi-staged opera performances since the 2007/2008 season. Tickets are $22-$25 general admission. *Please note that children five and older are welcome at BYSO concerts.