The impact of orchestral music spans the globe, and music from America is no exception. From Florence B. Price to Leonard Bernstein, the music in this country pays tribute to the symphonic tradition and our collective identity. Hear how a range of cultures and perspectives come together with the orchestra to create an American voice.
YPC Overtures | 12:45–1:45 PM The hall comes alive! Come early to meet Philharmonic musicians, try out orchestral instruments, and enjoy a performance featuring some Very Young Composers. FREE for Young People’s Concert ticketholders
Young People’s Concerts are intended for children ages 6–12 and their families. All are welcome, but each person requires a ticket.
Francesco Lecce-Chong, Conductor
Phoenix Best, Actor
Michael Thurber, Host
Kevin Del Aguila, Director
Program to Include
Bernstein: The Great Lover, from Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
Gabriela Lena FRANK: Mestizo Waltz, from Three Latin-American Dances for Orchestra
Ives: Putnam's Camp, from Three Places in New England
Copland: John Henry
Jennifer Higdon: Selection from Cathedrals, from All Things Majestic
Mason Bates: Selection from Garages of the Valley
Jessie Montgomery: Selection from Records from a Vanishing City
Very Young Composer Michael Rodriguez: Trip to the Moon
Bernstein: Times Square: 1944, from Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
Learn more about the young people's concerts.
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