Glendale Youth Orchestra in Concert at the Alex Theatre
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The last date listed for Glendale Youth Orchestra in Concert was Tuesday December 8, 2009 / 7:30pm.
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Hold on to your cocktails as Harold Zidler and his Diamond Dogs take you on a thrilling ride into the cinematic and musical mind of famed director Baz Lurhmann. This 360-degree theatrical concert experience showcases music from Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby. The performance -- which is part of the celebrated series that has also brought the soundtracks of the Coen brothers, Quentin Tarantino and John Hughes to the stage -- features a rotating cast of special guests from stage, screen and music performing an epic soundtrack that includes "Lady Marmalade," "Kissing You," "Love Is in the Air," "Crazy in Love" and other beloved songs featured in Luhrmann's films. Step behind the red curtain to find out what awaits in one of L.A.'s most popular shows, newly reimagined and better than ever. Learn More
The GYO is in its 21st season performing at the Alex Theater to an enthusiastic audience. The GYO was formed in 1989 to provide talented young musicians from Glendale and its neighboring communities an opportunity to experience high-level orchestral music making.
The Orchestra participates in a partnership program with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and has performed at the Disney Hall on November 11, 2007.
Over the past several years, the orchestra has traveled to Toronto, San Francisco, Phoenix, and held a chamber music retreat in Santa Barbara.
Brad Keimach, the orchestra music director, is a graduate of the prestigious Juilliard School and is a seasoned conductor of both professional and youth orchestras. He studied conducting with Leonard Bernstein and made his Carnegie Hall debut in 1986. Under his leadership, the orchestra has achieved a very high level of excellence.
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, op.46 #8
Mozart: Concerto #10 for 2 Pianos
Haydn: Symphony #104
Mozart: Symphony #39
The soloists for the double piano concerto are twins: Katherine and Julia Park, who also play cello and violin in the GYO.
About the Ticket Supplier: Glendale Youth Orchestra
The GYO is a non-profit organization located in Glendale, California, that provides dedicated young musicians an extraordinary opportunity to perform classical music in a formal orchestral setting. The GYO’s mission is based on the belief that our young people have a better chance of succeeding in their world if they appreciate and participate in its rich artistic and cultural traditions.