Congratulations to the VYO for a fantastic school matinee at the Flynn this morning. 1,400 students heard our wonderful musicians. Please join us tomorrow evening at 8pm at the Flynn. Tickets are still available. Call 86-FLYNN or visit www.flynntix.org to purchase yours.
Please note that tomorrow’s VYS rehearsal, Jasper String Quartet Master Class, VY Saxophone Ensemble, and Mr. Domoto’s Conducting Class will not be meeting.
Visionary vaudevillian and internationally acclaimed theater artist Tomáš Kubínek joins the VYO for a hilarious full-evening performance featuring orchestral works by Mozart, Dvorák, Bach, and many others on Friday, February 15th at 8pm at the Flynn.
Tickets can be purchased on the FlynnTix website or call 86-FLYNN.
VYO Conductor Jeff Domoto recently spoke with Tomáš about their upcoming collaboration. You can read the interview here.
The VYO welcomes internationally acclaimed soprano Latonia Moore and tenor Jesus Garcia, two of opera’s most sought-after rising stars, for our first-ever Opera Extravaganza! They will be joined by the VYO Chorus and will sing arias and duets from favorite masterworks at the Flynn Center. Tickets are $15 adult/$10 student.
We’re also excited to offer an Opera Extravaganza Package including a pre-concert talk with Peter Fox Smith from VPR, concert ticket and post-concert reception with the guest artists at Sweetwaters for $85.
Coming up soon! Our students have been working hard to prepare some wonderful music for OrchestraChorusPalooza. VYO flutist, Lauren Zwonik, is our featured soloist.
Have you gotten your tickets yet? Be sure to get yours soon before it sells out! Call 86-FLYNN or go to flynntix.org.
|Composer||Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857), Russian|
|Full title||Ruslan and Ludmila (Руслан и Людмила)|
|Date||1842, St Petersburg|
|Score||Click here to download;
For purchase (Eulenburg mini score), Sheetmusicplus or Compumusic
|Tempos||Our target: half=80/quarter=160|
|Source||Based on Pushkin’s poem|
|Setting||Ukraine, 10th century|
|Plot in brief||On the day of her wedding to the Russian knight Ruslan, Lyudmila, daughter of the Grand Prince of Kiev, is kidnapped by the sorcerer Chernomor. Ruslan battles many foes and overcomes many obstacles to rescue her.|
|Context||Glinka was the first Russian composer to gain international prominence. This was his second and final opera.|
Valery Gergiev and the Maryinsky Orchestra – very fast!
Paavo Järvi and the Israel Philharmonic
Yevgeny Mravinsky and the Leningrad Philharmonic – audio only, one of the greatest conductor/orchestra combinations of the 20th century
Zubin Mehta and the Berlin Philharmonic at the Waldbühne
The VYOA is pleased to announce Brass Day on November 3 from 1pm-5pm with special guests the Boston-based Triton Brass Quintet. This event is FREE to the public!! Students, educators, and brass players of all ages are welcome! The day starts with a performance by the Triton Brass Quintet and includes clinics, workshops, and a brass choir reading session.
For the first time ever, the Burlington community is working together to help recent graduates and young workers explore the performing arts. Created especially for arts-parched 20- and 30-somethings, Six Pack Onstage is your chance to enjoy a wide variety of arts performances at a great price. The VYOA is proud to be participating in this exciting new ticket offer. Six Pack Onstage is a great opportunity to experience theater, chamber music, the symphony, and much more for one low price. Click on the logo for more information.
Vermont Youth Philharmonia Fall Concert
Monday, August 27 at 7:00 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at Saint Michael’s College
Yutaka Kono, conductor
Featuring Aaron Copland’s popular “Variations on a Shaker Melody.,” L’Arlésienne (The Girl from Arles) Suite No. 2, written by Georges Bizet. The concert will culminate with the Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürenberg by Richard Wagner.
Tickets: $5 Adults / $2 Students
Tickets available at the door on the night of the performance.
VERMONT YOUTH ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION
Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael’s College
223 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Friday: 9 am – 5 pm
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