Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra (PYAO) members, ages 12 to 18, will present its 22nd Annual Festival Concert on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia. Conducted by Maestra Rosalind Erwin, the musical program will include Lee Hoiby’s Overture to a Farce; Claude Debussy’s Nuages et Fêtes from Noctunes; and George Gershwin’s An American in Paris. The concert will feature the Young Artists Solo Competition winner — cellist, Danny Bishop, who will perform Camille Saint-Saëns Concerto for Violoncello in A minor.
Maestra Rosalind Erwin, who also conducts the Drexel University Orchestra, is proud of the accomplishments of the members of PYAO. She said, “The Festival Concert is an important performance for our students, culminating a year’s study and rehearsal. We are proud to showcase their talent at this annual concert in the Kimmel Center.”
Tickets to this event are $10-$20. For tickets, please call Ticket Philadelphia at (215) 893-1999.