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2014-2015 Event Schedule
Tickets to the concerts can be purchased online or on the day of the concert at the venue box office. All seating is general admission. Refer to the ticket policy for more information. Admission is $20 adult, $10 senior (65+), $10 student (including college), free for music teachers, free for ages 5 and under, and free for AYPO musicians and their siblings.




Upcoming Events



Winter Wonderland Ticket Button
Sunday • December 14, 2014 • 3 p.m.
THEARC Theater
1901 Mississippi Ave, SE
Washington, DC


Laura Cahn, Conductor
Styne/Caponegro: Let it Snow!
Cohen/Longfield: Hallelujah
Newbold: Le froid d'hiver
Rimsky-Korsakov/Dackow: Dance of the Tumblers from "The Snow Maiden"

American Youth String Ensemble
Laura Cahn, Conductor
Vivaldi/Frost: Themes from Concerto in A Minor
Holst/Leavitt: In the Bleak Midwinter
Williams/Moore: Somewhere in My Memory from "Home Alone"
Herbert/Lipton: March of the Toys
Tchaikovsky/Dackow: Mother Ginger from "The Nutcracker"

**Tickets will be available online up through Friday, December 12 at 2:00 p.m. ANy purchases after that must be made at the concert via cash or check.


Romantic MasterWorks Ticket Button
Sunday • Januray 25, 2015 • 3 p.m.
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
Northern Virginia Community College
4915 East Campus Lane
Alexandria, Virginia

American Youth Philharmonic
Christopher Zimmerman, Conductor
Guest Artist: Alexander Kerr, Violin
Barber: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 6


Suite Serenades Ticket Button
Sunday • March 1, 2015 • 3 p.m.
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
Northern Virginia Community College
4915 East Campus Lane
Alexandria, Virginia

American Youth Concert Orchestra
Glenn Quader, Conductor
Grainger/Perna: Molly on the Shore
Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite
Mendelssohn/Leidig: Symphony No. 5, 4th Movement

American Youth Symphonic Orchestra
Carl J. Bianchi, Conductor
Rossini: "The Barber of Seville" Overture
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8



Music of the British Isles Ticket Button
Sunday • March 8, 2015 • 3 p.m.
Ernst Community Cultural Center
8333 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA

American Youth Debut Orchestra
Laura Cahn, Conductor
Balmages: Hey Fiddle Fiddle!
Frost: Be Thou My Vision
Newbold: Irish Faire
Holst/Longfield: I Vow to Thee, My Country (Jupiter from The Planets)
Moore: Irish Party in Third Class

American Youth String Ensemble
Laura Cahn, Conductor
Elgar/Frost: Pomp and Circumstance No. 4
Elgar/Stroud: Morning Song
Holst: St. Paul's Suite




Music in Motion Ticket Button
Sunday • April 19, 2015 • 3 p.m.
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
Northern Virginia Community College
4915 East Campus Lane
Alexandria, Virginia

American Youth Philharmonic
Christopher Zimmerman, Conductor
Guest Artist: Yumi Kendall, Cello
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances



Mythology in Music Ticket Button
Sunday • May 17, 2015 • 3 p.m.
Ernst Community Cultural Center
8333 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA

American Youth Debut Orchestra
Laura Cahn, Conductor
Spata: Avatar
Gluck/Longfield: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Offenbach/Dackow: Orpheus in the Underworld (Finale)
Newbold: Mythos

American Youth String Ensemble
Laura Cahn, Conductor
Gluck/Hoffman: Overture to "Orfeo"
Spata: Hero's Welcome
Newbold: Orion and the Scorpion
Meyer: Minotaur



Stories of Courage
Sunday • May 31, 2015 • 3 p.m.
Center for the Arts
George Mason University
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, Virginia

American Youth Concert Orchestra
Glenn Quader, Conductor
Bloch: Concerto Grosso, Movements 1 & 4
Khachaturian: Adagio from "Spartacus"
Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite, No. 1, Op. 46

American Youth Symphonic Orchestra
Carl J. Bianchi, Conductor
Holst: Mars from "The Planets"
Jager: The War Prayer*
Holst: Jupiter from "The Planets"
Wagner: "Lohengrin", Introduction to Act III

*Denotes a new arrangement commissioned by AYPO in celebration of its 50th Anniversary

Ticket information will be made available shortly. Check the website for updates.


Trombone

Young Virtuosi
Sunday • June 7, 2015 • 3 p.m.
Center for the Arts
George Mason University
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, Virginia

American Youth Philharmonic
Christopher Zimmerman, Conductor
Join us to hear the two winners of AYPO's concerto competition perform with the orchestra. Mahler's magnificent Symphony No. 1, "Titan", provides the triumphant conclusion the anniversary season.

AYPO is please to present a prelude concert at 2:15 performed jointly by Brass of Peace, Sylvia Alimena Music Director and Bravo Brass, the brass ensemble of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, Paul Bryan, Director and Conductor

Ticket information will be made available shortly. Check the website for updates.



Past Events


An Afternoon at the Opera
Sunday • November 2, 2014 • 3 p.m.
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
Northern Virginia Community College
4915 East Campus Lane
Alexandria, Virginia

American Youth Philharmonic
Christopher Zimmerman, Conductor
Verdi: Overture to "La forza del destino"
Verdi: Brindisi from "La traviata"
Brahms: Tragic Overture
Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from "Tristan und Isolde"



 




Symphonic Sampler
Sunday • December 7, 2014 • 6 p.m.
Fairfax High School
3501 Rebel Run
Fairfax, Virginia

American Youth Concert Orchestra
Glenn Quader, Conductor
Bizet: Farandole
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance no. 8
Schubert: Symphony no. 8, 1st movement

American Youth Symphonic Orchestra
Carl J. Bianchi, Conductor
Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Hovhaness: Symphony no. 2, "Mysterious Mountain"
Turina: La procesion del rocio
Tchaikovsky: Marche Slav