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Spring Symphony Orchestra Concert at Orchestra Hall featuring Philharmonic Orchestra & Members of Jazz Orchestra

May 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Our premier event of the spring, join CYSO’s Symphony Orchestra at Orchestra Hall for a celebration of the many meaning of America with a program featuring works by Varèse, Ellington, Bernstein, and Barber. Made up of 120 of the most dedicated and talented young musicians from across the Chicago-region, Symphony Orchestra is led by Music Director Allen Tinkham. CYSO’s Philharmonic Orchestra will open the performance and Symphony Orchestra will be joined on stage by members of CYSO’s Jazz Orchestra for an unforgettable finale.

Tickets are no longer available online. They can be purchased at the door at the Symphony Center box office on Sunday.





Dana Wilson (b. 1946) | Hold Fast to Dreams
   Performed by CYSO’s Philharmonic Orchestra | Terrance Malone Gray, conductor

Edgard Varèse(1883 – 1965) | Amériques

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) | Overture to West Side Story 
   Emmy Hensley, Doug and Sharon Carroll Conducting Fellow

Samuel Barber  (1910-1981) |  Symphony No. 1 in One Movement, op. 9

Duke Ellington  (1899-1974) Grand Slam Jam
   Featuring members of CYSO’s Jazz Orchestra | Pharez Whitted, Jazz Orchestra Director


May 20, 2018
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Symphony Center, Orchestra Hall
220 South Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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