Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Georgian Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra Recital at Meaford Hall


Lovers of classical music, mark your calendars – on Monday, May 26 at 7:30 pm, the talented members of the Georgian Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra will give a recital in the Opera House at Meaford Hall.

Admission is by donation at the door on the evening of the performance, with all proceeds supporting the future endeavours of the orchestra and general seating on a first-come, first-served basis.

Appearing as special guests are the youth of the Georgian Bay Secondary School Senior String Orchestra. The evening will include two world premiere performances: Richard Mascall’s Awesiinyag, and the Ojibwe-inspired Carnival of the Animals. The program will also include the 1st movement from Mozart’s Symphony #4o, Pablo de Sarasate’s Zigeunerweisen, and Dance of the Knights from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet. 

The Georgian Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra was founded in 2006 and is under the direction of Richard Mascall. This award-winning ensemble features both a Junior and a Senior division to engage young musicians of all ages and abilities. The GBSYO is committed to exposing young people to the great tradition of classical orchestral music as well as a variety of contemporary music. The GBSYO rehearses throughout the school year on Monday evenings and performs several community concerts each season.

To learn more about the Georgian Bay Symphony, and its Youth Orchestra, please visit: georgianbaysymphony.wix.com or phone 519.372.0212.

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