NYO-USA Weekly Round-Up: Week 4
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 the Orchestra's video postcards, a birthday surprise for David Robertson, reviews, and photo albums from the tour.
Upcoming Tour Dates
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
Watch the Orchestra's video postcards from each stop along the tour.
Happy Birthday, David Robertson!
For David Robertson's birthday, NYO-USA gave the conductor a surprise. While rehearsing Britten’s Violin Concerto with Gil Shaham, the orchestra suddenly burst out in a rendition of “Happy Birthday.”
Carnegie Hall, New York City
The New York Times: "The Thrill of a Lifetime, Tinged by Teary Respect"
Tanglewood, Lenox, MA
The Berkshire Eagle: "Tanglewood: National Youth Orchestra of the USA a special event in Ozawa Hall"
Millennium Park, Chicago, IL
The Sun Times: "National Youth Orchestra makes grand Chicago debut at Grant Park Music Festival"