Philadelphia

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Concert April 15th in Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Maestro Louis
Scaglione, President and Music Director of the Philadelphia
Youth Orchestra organization (PYO), today announced the Philadelphia Youth
Orchestra’s performance on Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in The Kimmel
Center for the Performing Arts’ Verizon Hall. 
More than 100 of the region’s most gifted and talented young, classical
musicians will perform several pieces under the direction of Maestro Louis
Scaglione, who is celebrating his 15th anniversary season with the
PYO organization. 

The orchestra will perform Dvořák’s
Symphony No. 9 – “New World”, Gershwin’s American in Paris, Bernstein’s
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story,
Copland’s Hoe Down from Rodeo, and E.
Bernstein’s Overture to Magnificent Seven, guest conducted by Dorothy Giordano,
longtime supporter of the PYO nonprofit organization.
“Verizon Hall in the Kimmel Center is a wonderful venue both for
our students to gain experience performing on stage and for our audience who
enjoys classical music performances,” said Maestro Louis
Scaglione of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra organization. “I
encourage the community to attend this special concert to support our gifted
and talented students in the region’s premier youth symphony.”
Tickets are $20 to $30 and can
be purchased by calling Ticket Philadelphia at 215-893-1999.  For more information, please visit the PYO
website
.  The Kimmel Center for the
Performing Arts is located in Center City Philadelphia at Broad and Spruce
Streets.