Sunday, May 13, 2012
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Chicago’s Orchestra Hall 220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras (CYSO) continues its 65th anniversary season with a concert by the organization’s 130-member Symphony Orchestra at Chicago’s Orchestra Hall, Mother’s Day, May 13, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
The concert will include the world premiere of Concerto Duo for Flute, Clarinet and Orchestra composed by CYSO 2010-2012 Composer-In-Residence Joel Puckett, featuring guest artists CYSO alumni Demarre McGill, principal flute with the Seattle Symphony, and Anthony McGill, principal clarinet for the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. CYSO
Music Director Allen Tinkham will conduct Puckett’s new work, along with the world premiere of Jonathan Newman’s “Blow It up, Start Again” and Symphony No. 5 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The concert will also feature Má Vlast: “The Moldau” by Czech composer Bedrich Smetana performed by the Concert Orchestra, conducted by CYSO Associate Conductor Terrance Malone Gray. Boxes are also available. For more information, visit www.cyso.org or call (312) 939-2207
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