Hugo Bliss, horn soloist
Julin Cheung, flute soloist
Alexander Borodin – “Polovtsian Dances” from Prince Igor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-flat major, K. 447 (Movement 1)
Joaquín Rodrigo – Concierto pastoral for flute (Movement 1)
Dmitri Shostakovich – Symphony No. 9 in E-flat major, Op. 70
Possessing “genuine lyricism and profound sorrow,” Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9 captures the spirit of Russia in 1945 – a fascinating mix of defiance and beauty. See and hear some of the best musicians in the Pacific Northwest bring this epic composition to life!
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.