Pops and Pre-Tour Concert - Young People's Symphony Orchestra
Berkeley's Young People's Symphony Orchestra (YPSO) Pops and Pre-Tour Concert will feature musical highlights from its current season, music director/conductor David Ramadanoff, and 100 young orchestra musicians in a program of Berlioz's Overture to Le Corsaire, Mussorgsky's A Night on Bare Mountain, movements from Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 along with popular classics as the orchestra prepares for its East Coast Tour from June 15 to 22 that will feature performances at Carnegie Hall and Central Park in New York City and at Harvard University in Boston.
In addition to being the final concert of the season, the Pops Concert also features YPSO's annual graduation ceremony for its high school seniors who will be headed off to college in the fall. There are 29 graduates this year who are headed to such colleges as Cornell University, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, USC, Indiana University, University of Michigan, and Carnegie Mellon.
Celebrating his 25th season as Music Director/Conductor, David Ramadanoff conducts 100 YPSO musicians who range in age from 12 to 21 and hail from 32 Bay Area cities in seven counties.
Founded in Berkeley in 1936, YPSO is the oldest youth orchestra in California and the second oldest in the nation.
Berlioz - Corsaire Overture
Berlioz - Hungarian March
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6, 3rd movement
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10, 2nd and 4th movements
Mussorgsky - A Night on Bare Mountain
Anderson - The Waltzing Cat
Custer - A Tribute to Henri Mancini
Sousa - Semper Fidelis, Eric Hung conducting
Williams - Raider's March
Sousa - Stars and Stripes Forever
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