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Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra — Stravinsky’s Firebird, Concerto Competition winner and more

Music from the CYSO's June 2014 tour to China.

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] *Begins one half hour earlier than usual due to an early live broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera. Part of the Chicago¬† Youth Symphony’s November concert at Orchestra Hall. Program: Stravinsky – Symphony in Three Movements Brahms – Violin Concerto in D major, First Movement Stravinsky – The Firebird: more…

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra: Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring

Music from the CYSO's June 2014 tour to China.

The CYSO’s critically-acclaimed performance of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and more from their spring, 2011 concert.

Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale performed by Merit students

Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale

A group of 7 students from the Merit School of Music’s Alice S. Pfaelzer tuition-free conservatory got together this past summer to learn and to perform this hugely challenging work by Stravinsky, composed in the aftermath of World War I. The came to our Levin Performance Studio this fall to record the piece in our more…