BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//50.63.220.1//NONSGML kigkonsult.se iCalcreator 2.20// CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME: X-WR-CALDESC: X-FROM-URL:http://daylaarabella.com X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/New_York BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York X-LIC-LOCATION:America/New_York BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:20171105T020000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 RDATE:20181104T020000 TZNAME:EST END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:20180311T020000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:EDT END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3637@daylaarabella.com DTSTAMP:20180424T162252Z CATEGORIES: CONTACT:Jonathan Brennand\, Artistic & Executive Director\; 508 - 281 - WYS O (9976)\; jbrennand@worcesteryouthorchestras.org\; http://www.worcesteryo uthorchestras.org/ DESCRIPTION:

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Worce ster Youth Orchestras anniversary season under the direction of Jonathan Edward Brennand  continues on May 20 at Mechanics Hall with a < span style='margin: 0px\; font-family: 'Garamond'\,serif\; font-size: 12pt \;'>70th Anniversary Alumni Concert< /span>. The evening will featu re the Worcester Youth Sy mphony and Philharmonic Orchestra’s Alumni Orchestra\, as well as the Worcester Chorus\, Nashoba Va lley Chorale and Auburn High School Choirs. Alumni of the WYO’s prestigious programs from as far back as 1947 will join the ensembles and be in the audience. The concert w ill include the world premiere of two works commissioned by WYO to commemorate this anniversary: “Fanfare” by Hansani Archibald and “Spiral Labyrinth” by composer\, arranger and per former Jos h Oxford. The program will also include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 “Ode to Joy ” and w orks by Rimsky-Korsakov\, Tchaikovsky and Sibelius. Massachusetts Lieut enant Governor Karyn Polito will be in attendance to present the inaug ural Robert Kennedy Community Service Award to Robert Kennedy\, executive director of Mechanics Hall. < /span>Tickets are on sale now at www.worcesteryouthorchestras.org.
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The Robert Kennedy Community Service Award reco gnizes individuals who provide outstanding opportunities and support for y oung people in Central Massachusetts\,” said Brennand. “Bob Kennedy’s unwa vering support and mentorship has enabled WYO to flourish. It is the perfe ct time\, as our 70th Anniversary coincides with his year of re tirement\, that we honor him and his service to the Greater Worcester comm unity. We will present this award annually to an individual in the communi ty that upholds these values.” 

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Performing 30 concerts each season to audiences ov er 8\,000 strong\, the WYO has become a cherished institution in Massachus etts. It has been and continues to be a source of hope and inspiration to the nearly 4\,500 student musicians who have performed in the various ense mbles over the decades.

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RIMSKY-KORSAKOV     Dance of the Tumblers 
\nJack Corbett\, Conductor 
\nSymphony\, Philharmonic & Alumni/ae Orchestras

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TCHAIKOVSKY     Romeo & Juliet F antasy
\nBradford Chase\, Guest C onductor 
\nWorcester Youth Symphony Orchestra & Alumni/ae

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SIBELIUS     Finlandia
\nJack Corbett\, Conductor< /i>
\nWorcester Youth Philharmonic

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OXFORD Spiral Labyrinth (World Premiere)
\nCommissioned by the WY Philharmonic for the 7 0th Anniversary
\nJack Corbett\, Conductor
\nWorcester Youth Phi lharmonic

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BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 “Ode to Joy”
\nM vt. IV: Choral Finale

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Jonathan Edward Brennand\, Conductor< /span>

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Dana Varga\, soprano 
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Emily Harmon\, mezzo-soprano 
\nOmar Najmi\, 
tenor
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Ryne Cherry\,  bass
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Worcester Youth Symphony Orchestra
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The Worcester Chorus \, Chris Sheph erd\, Artistic Director\nNashoba Vall ey Chorale\, A nne Watson Born\, Artistic Director
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Auburn High School Concert Choir\, Nick LaPete\, D irector

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Please join us for a reception following the performance
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Tickets: https://worcestery outhorchestras.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0F3600000FO8lUEAT. DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20180520T160000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20180520T170000 LOCATION:Mechanics Hall @ 321 Main Street\, Worcester\, MA 01608 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:The Worcester Youth Orchestras Celebrating our 70th Anniversary Ser ving more than 200 aspiring young musicians in Central Massachusetts and e nriching the cultural life of 8\,000 concertgoers each season. URL:http://daylaarabella.com/event/the-worcester-youth-orchestras-celebrati ng-our-70th-anniversary-serving-more-than-200-aspiring-young-musicians-in- central-massachusetts-and-enriching-the-cultural-life-of-8000-concertgoers -each-seaso/ X-COST-TYPE:external X-WP-IMAGES-URL:thumbnail\;http://daylaarabella.com/wp-content/uploads/2018 /04/WYO2-450x300.jpg\;450\;300\,medium\;http://daylaarabella.com/wp-conten t/uploads/2018/04/WYO2-450x300.jpg\;450\;300\,large\;http://daylaarabella. com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/WYO2-450x300.jpg\;450\;300\,full\;http://da ylaarabella.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/WYO2-450x300.jpg\;450\;300 X-COST:$15 X-TICKETS-URL:https://worcesteryouthorchestras.secure.force.com/ticket/#sec tions_a0F3600000FO8lUEAT END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR