Florida Youth Orchestra Festival - Free Concert
Sunday, June 17, 2012, at 2 p.m.
Jacoby Symphony Hall
Scott Gregg, conductor
Tallahassee Youth Orchestras
Dr. Alexander Jiménez, conductor
The advanced ensembles of the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Tallahassee Youth Orchestras come together for the first Florida Youth Orchestra Festival here in Jacksonville. They'll share a weekend of music, masterclasses, fun and camaraderie as they rehearse to present a combined Festival Concert for the community. Admission is free and open to all!
Both youth orchestra programs will be sending their top ensembles to join forces in a program that features performances by each orchestra individually as well as a presentation by a combined 120 young musicians of the Tallahassee and Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras under the direction of Maestros Alexander Jiménez and Scott Gregg.
TYO Symphony performs:
MORTON GOULD American Salute
ALEXANDER BORODIN Polovtsian Dances
JSYO Philharmonic performs:
CARL MARIA VON WEBER Overture to Der Freischütz (The Freeshooter)
JEAN SIBLEIUS Finlandia
The Combined Festival Orchestra performs:
GEORGES BIZET Carmen Suite No. 2
CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS - Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah