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The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra on WRTI: Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, & Shostakovich, May 10 at 3 PM

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The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra performing at Verizon Hall in February, 2015.

The acclaimed Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, under Music Director Louis Scaglione, returns to WRTI with a Mother's Day concert broadcast. The program, recorded at the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall this past February, opens with a performance of Shotsakovich's lively Festive Overture. Then, Philadelphia Orchestra violinist and PYO alumnus Richard Amoroso plays the Beethoven Violin Concerto. The closing work on the program is a Tchaikovsky favorite, the Symphony No. 5 in E minor.  

Jack Moore is your host on Sunday, May 10 at 3 pm on WRTI.


Shostakovich:  Festive Overture, Op. 96

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in e minor, Op. 64

Louis Scaglione, conductor

Richard Amoroso, violin

Watch the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra in concert in 2014: