The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors A Youth Orchestra Extravaganza featuring the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra and Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra
Young musicians from Vancouver and Toronto will take the stage at the Chan Centre (6265 Crescent Road) when the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra and Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra perform together for the first time. Their concert, A Youth Orchestra Extravaganza, takes place Sunday (May 20) at 2:30 p.m.
VYSO and TSYO, which when combined features 175 musicians, will perform a program that includes Shostakovich’s Festival Overture, Hindermith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis, Tchaikovsky’s Francesca da Rimini, and Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien. The orchestras will be conducted by Roger Cole, who has led the VYSO since 2003, and Alain Trudel, conductor of the TSYO.
Tickets to A Youth Orchestra Extravaganza start at $15 and can be purchased through the Chan Centre box office, the VYSO office, or Ticketmaster. The afternoon will include the VYSO annual lottery draw and special season finale presentations.