BYSO: Only US Youth Orchestra to perform complete operas.
BOSTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The BYSO premier ensemble, Boston Youth Symphony (BYS), will perform Mozart's Don Giovanni at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010, at 3 p.m. with professional soloists and choral singers. This semi-staged production will include English supertitles.
BYSO Artistic Director Federico Cortese said: "The performance of a full opera by a youth orchestra is an absolutely remarkable and rare accomplishment of which I am very proud. Opera is a fantastic tool for the musical and personal growth of our students."
BYS is the most advanced of six ensembles that comprise the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras. This 119-member ensemble engages students grades 5-12 from dozens of communities throughout New England.
Tickets are $25-30, and discounted group, student and senior tickets are available; call Sanders Theatre Box Office at (617) 496-2222. Free parking is available at the Broadway Garage on Felton Street.
More information about the BYSO and its 52nd season schedule is available at www.BYSOweb.org.
Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University,
45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Boston Youth Symphony (BYS) Federico Cortese, Conductor Marc Verzatt, Stage Director Mozart Don Giovanni, Semi-staged performance Don Giovanni, Christopher Burchett Leporello, Eric Downs Donna Elvira, Sara Jakubiak Donna Anna, Arianna Zukerman Don Ottavio, Steven Sanders Zerlina, Joanna Mongiardo Masetto, Matthew Burns Il Commendatore, Kevin Burdette Also with members from Chorus pro Musica
SOURCE Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras