WYSO to present the Bolz Family Spring Concerts

Apr 22, 2019 | News

WYSO will present the Eugenie Mayer Bolz Family Spring Concerts series on Saturday, May 4 and Saturday, May 18 in Mills Concert Hall, 455 N. Park Street, Madison.

Winners of the annual Youth Orchestra and Philharmonia Orchestra Concerto Competitions will perform a concerto with their orchestra.

Youth Orchestra cellist Grace Kim of Waunakee will perform the Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1; Youth Orchestra violinist Ellen Zhou of Middleton will perform the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto; and Philharmonia Orchestra percussionist Anais Griffith-Oh of Madison will perform the Mayuzumi Concertino for Xylophone and Orchestra.

WYSO orchestras will also perform pieces from Mussorgsky, Boulanger, Sibelius, Dvořák, and more. Click here to view concert repertoire for each orchestra.

Youth Orchestra was also perform a free side by side concert with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra on Tuesday, May 21 at 7:30 at Overture Hall in Madison.

The side by side program includes two solo concerto performances from winners of the annual Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition. Brian Liebau, flute, will perform Harty’s In Ireland, and Benjamin Davies Hudson, violin, will perform Saint-Saëns’ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.

Tickets to the Bolz Family Spring concerts are available at the door 45 minutes prior to each concert, and are $10 for adults and $5 for youth 18 and under.

Eugenie Mayer Bolz Family Spring Concerts

Saturday, May 4, 2019, Mills Hall 4:00 pm
Youth Orchestra

Saturday, May 18, 2019, Mills Hall
1:00 pm  Opus One & Sinfonietta
4:00 pm Harp Ensemble & Concert Orchestra
7:00 pm Percussion Ensemble & Philharmonia Orchestra

Youth Orchestra Side by Side Concert with WCO

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7:30 pm
Overture Hall
No admission charge

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