NYO-USA Weekly Round-Up: Week 3
Throughout the 2014 NYO-USA Residency and Tour, we will be featuring these weekly round-ups on the blog. Use these posts to get back up to speed on any blog entries, photos, videos, or social media posts that you may have missed over the past week. This week, we're highlighting videos of NYO-USA playing American songs, last week's From the Top recording, the Orchestra's New York City postcard, and the latest musician blogs.
Upcoming Tour Dates
Lenox, Massachusetts | Seiji Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood
Boone, North Carolina | Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
Chicago, Illinois | Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park
Teton Village, Wyoming | Walk Festival Hall
Rohnert Park, California | Sonoma State University's Green Music Center, Weill Hall
Los Angeles, California | The Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall
NYO-USA Plays American Songs
The 2014 National Youth Orchestra of the USA plays classic American songs. Subscribe for more music from the NYO-USA during their summer tour across the country.
Click 'Playlist' in the upper left-hand corner to browse through the videos.
From the Top Recording
The Orchestra performed Prologue and Mambo from Symphonic Dances from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein, Radial Play by Samuel Adams, and Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture by George Gershwin. Eighteen year-old clarinetist Silvio Guitian from Baltimore, Maryland, performed the first movement, Allegretto, from Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in E-flat major, Op. 167, by Camille Saint-Saëns, with pianist Christopher O’Riley, and the NYO-USA Piano Quartet, again with Christopher Riley, performed the fourth movement, Allegro molto, from Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15, by Gabriel Fauré.
Greetings from the Big Apple!
NYO-USA played their Carnegie Hall debut last night.
Read the latest installments in NYO-USA's Musician Bloggers series:
- Leah Meyer: The Voyage of the Bugle
- Lincoln Valdez: The Evolution of the "Star Sneak"
- Kevie Yu: Great Expectations
- Trey Sakazaki: A Day in the Life of a Music Librarian