Presented by Columbus Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Performance Saturday, June 13, 2015 | 8 PM

Youth Orchestras of Columbus and Cincinnati

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
The Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra, founded in 1955, and the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra, founded in 1964, represent over 50 high schools in central and southwestern Ohio, southeastern Indiana, and northern Kentucky. They are dedicated to the cultivation of talent and providing young instrumentalists with challenging rehearsal and performance experiences in professional settings. Each CSYO emphasizes the performance of traditional orchestral literature under the leadership of professional conductors.


  • Cincinnati Youth Orchestra
    William C. White, Conductor
  • Columbus Youth Orchestra
    Peter Stafford Wilson, Conductor


  • SCHNITTKE Agitato from The Story of an Unknown Actor Suite
  • PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet Suite
  • SCHNITTKE (K)ein Sommernachtstraum
  • WHITE Symphonic Essay No. 3
  • BRAHMS Academic Festival Overture
  • STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite (1919 version)