John Adams – The Chairman Dances: Foxtrot for Orchestra
Arturo Marquez – Danzón No. 9 (Seattle premiere)
Leonard Bernstein – “Symphonic Dances” from West Side Story
If you’ve never heard John Adams’s gorgeous The Chairman Dances: Foxtrot for Orchestra performed, SYSO has paired it with Arturo Marquez’s Danzón No. 9 (Seattle premiere) and Leonard Bernstein’s “Symphonic Dances” from West Side Story to create a kinesthetic, riveting program you can’t miss. Join them for this tour of the Americas!
Founded in 1942, Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra (SYSO) is the largest youth orchestra training program in the United States. The organization serves over 1,893 diverse students each year with five orchestras, two summer festival programs, and extensive partnerships with local public schools. By awarding over $200,000 in financial aid annually, SYSO ensures that every talented student can participate in their programs, regardless of financial resources.Get tickets | More info | + Google Calendar | + iCal import