January 17: Ensembles from the YMF and Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestras

January 17: Ensembles from the YMF and Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestras

Ensembles from the Young Musicians Foundation Debut and Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestras, led by Daniel Alfred Wachs, perform Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin, and excerpts from Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht and Chamber Symphony No. 2 – interspersed with war letters read by Larry Cedar.

Celebrating its 61st. season, the Debut Orchestra is one of the oldest pre-professional training orchestras in the country. It is comprised of approximately 70 talented musicians from around the Los Angeles area, ages 15-25. Virtually every major symphony orchestra and film score feature performers who began their careers in this orchestra.

Now in its 46th season, the Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra (OCYSO) is the winner of the 2012 American Prize in Orchestral Performance. Through its series, “kids playing for kids,” they have provided music education for more than a million students over twenty-five years.

Conductor Daniel Alfred Wachs emerged on the international scene following his debut with the Mozarteum Orchestra of Salzburg in November 2010, Wachs began his studies with the late Enrique Barenboim in Tel Aviv before pursuing studies at the Zürich Academy and graduating from The Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School.

Sunday at 6pm
Bing Theater | Free, no reservations required
Live Stream | At concert time only

KUSC Podcast
Download | Available for one week after the live performance

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