Sunday, May 20th, 2012 at 7:30 PM
1 year ago
Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra May 13 Concert at Orchestra Hall
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, (220 S. Michigan Ave.), Mother’s Day, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. Joining the CYSO Symphony Orchestra will be the CYSO Concert Orchestra and guest artists and CYSO alumni Demarre McGill, principal flute with the Seattle Symphony, and Anthony McGill, principal clarinet for the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. The program includes two world premieres commissioned by CYSO: "Concerto Duo for Flute, Clarinet and Orchestra" by CYSO resident composer Joel Puckett, and Jonathan Newman's “Blow It up, Start Again;” as well as works by Bedřich Smetana and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Tickets for the May 13 concert are $20-$50 and are on sale through the Symphony Center Box Office (312-294-3000 or www.cso.org). For more information, visit www.cyso.org or call 312-939-2207 x31.