Chamber Ensembles from the American Youth Symphony
With guest violinst Alexander Treger, members of chamber ensembles from the American Youth Symphony perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423 and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, op. 70.
Founded in 1964 by Mehli Mehta, the American Youth Symphony has trained over 2,300 musicians who now enjoy successful careers in orchestras, music schools, and recording studios around the world and have won top prizes in major competitions. American Youth Symphony is dedicated to the artistic development of a new generation of musicians and to building audiences for orchestral music. Led by Music Director Alexander Treger, the orchestra serves outstanding instrumentalists who seek to supplement their education and expand their horizons, providing unique performance opportunities, superb mentoring, and inspiring collaborations with world-class artists and composers. Recent guest artists have included Sarah Chang, Johannes Moser, John Williams, David Newman, Alan Silvestri, Charles Fox, Daniel Bjarnason, Lera Auerbach, and James Conlon.
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