Friday, August 4, 2017 New York Youth Symphony partners with Sphinx Organization, programs soprano Julia Bullock & flutist Demarre McGill for 2017-18

Julia Bullock, Soprano

Demarre McGill, Flute

August 3, 2017
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The NYYS Orchestra, led by newly appointed music director Michael Repper, kicks off its 55th season on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 2pm with the first of three performances at Carnegie Hall, with emerging cellist Christine Lamprea performing Schumann's Cello Concerto. Ms. Lamprea will appear with the Orchestra as part of a new partnership with the Sphinx Organization, sponsored by the Roy and Shirley Durst Debut Series.

The program will also feature Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 and the world première of Daylights by Hilary Purrington. The season continues with The McCrindle Concert on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 2pm concert with acclaimed flutist Demarre McGill performing Kevin Puts' Flute Concerto. The program will also feature Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio Espagnol, Dvo?ák's Symphony No. 8, and the world première of go and by Thomas Kotcheff. The season concludes on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 2pm with soprano Julia Bullock joining the orchestra for Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915.

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