The concert will include selections by famous Russian composers Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Sergei Rachmaninov, Dmitri Shostakovich and Victor Ewald as well as English composer Benjamin Britten to encapsulate the holiday season.
Paul Bryan looks forward to this concert and said recently, “Presenting a ‘Russian Christmas’ is a challenging and exciting concert for our students. We look forward to performing this music in the beautiful Church of the Holy Trinity and setting a magnificent tone for the holiday season.”
General admission tickets are $15. For more information about the concert call 215-545-0502 or visit www.pyos.org.
About the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra:
Now in its 77th year, training tomorrow’s leaders, the renowned Philadelphia Youth Orchestra organization, led by President and Music Director, Maestro Louis Scaglione, is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected community music education and youth orchestra performance programs, providing talented young musicians from across the tri-state area with exceptional musical training. Students go on to excel in many diverse fields, and it is with pride that Philadelphia Youth Orchestra notes that many members of the prestigious Philadelphia Orchestra are alumni.