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Sun, Jan 24, 2021
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Carolina Youth Symphony

Carolina Youth Symphony Winter Concerts

Gunter Theatre

250 musicians – 2 concerts

At 3:00 pm the Repertory and Concert Orchestras will perform:

Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished Symphony", Franz Schubert, arr. Richard Meyer, “Oklahoma!”  by Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein, arr. Steven Bosenhaus, Ashokan Farewell, Jay Ungar, arr. Bob Cerulli
Ginger R. Greer, Conductor, CYS Repertory Orchestra 

Procession of the Sardar – Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanow, 
Variations on a theme by Haydn – Johannes Brahms,  
Egyptian Legacy – Soon Hee Newbold, 
By Loch and Mountain – Robert Smith
James F. Kilgus, Conductor, CYS Concert Orchestra

At 7:00 pm the Symphony Orchestra will be joined by the winners of the Carolina Youth Symphony/Bernhardt House of Violins Concerto Competition John Wang, piano winner and Joshua Liu, orchestral winner

Merry Wives of Windsor – Otto Nicolai                 
Piano Concerto No. 5 in Eb Major, Mvt. 1 – Ludwig van Beethoven           
   John Wang, piano soloist 
On the Steppes of Central Asia – Alexander Borodin      
Violin Concerto – Jean Sibelius               
   Joshua Liu, violin soloist
Symphony No. 4, Finale – Peter I. Tchaikovsky   
Dr. Leslie W. Hicken, Conductor, CYS Symphony Orchestra   
Tickets for each concert are $10 adults and $5 for students

The Carolina Youth Symphony is one of the premier youth orchestras in the South East, with 3 orchestras consisting of 250 gifted musicians from 2 states, 40 cities, and 80 schools. There is a rigorous audition process in order to be accepted into the orchestra. Returning April 21st for an unprecedented 7th performance in Carnegie Hall, NYC.

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This Concert is sponsored by Bernhardt House of Violins

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