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WYSO Spring Concert

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy a free concert performed by the Youth Symphony.

The WYSO Philharmonia, comprised of mostly middle school musicians, will open the program with Smetana’s popular The Moldau. They will also perform Dvorak’s Largo Theme from his New World Symphony, the last movement from Tchaikovsky’s Little Russian’s Symphony No. 2 and Offenbach’s Can Can.

The WYSO Philharmonic, comprised of mostly high school students, opens with Glinka’s energizing Russlan and Ludmilla Overture. The orchestra will also perform the popular scherzo movement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, and closes with movement from Massenet’s El Cid suite. Two concerto competition winners  will also be featured – Gracie Zielinski  in the first movement of deBeriot’s Ninth Violin Concerto and Ashley Li  in the first movement of Weber’s First Clarinet Concerto.


April 12
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Seton Hill Performing Arts
100 Harrison Avenue
Greensburg, 15601 United States

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