November 20, 2012
This Sunday, November 25, violinist Cho-Liang Lin celebrates the New York Youth Symphony's 50th anniversary as the ensemble's special guest soloist at New York’s Carnegie Hall. Lin, who performed as concertmaster of the NYYS from 1976-77, joins New York Philharmonic Assistant Concertmaster Michelle Kim, Samuel Katz, and Alice Ivy-Pemberton for Ludwig Maurer’s Sinfonia Concertante for Four Violins. The anniversary concert will also include Shostakovich’s Festive Overture, Dvorák’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World,” and the world premiere of Gabriel Zucker’s Universal at Midnight.
Founded in 1963, the New York Youth Symphony provides a tuition-free education program to talented musicians age 12 – 22.