MYSO's Hope in the Dark Virtual Concert
March 3, 2021
Join MYSO’s String Ensemble for their Winter "Hope in the Dark" Virtual Concert
Under the direction of Dr. Benjamin Firer
MYSO's String Ensemble will perform virtually on Wednesday evening March 3, 2021 at 7:30pm. While this live streaming can be viewed for free, a donation of $10 is suggested and optional.
The "Hope in the Dark" concert will include Bach’s Allegro from Sinfonia No. 6, Warlock’s Capriol Suite, Rosauro’s Concerto for Marimba with Guest Soloist Laura Franklin, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, and Sin Young (Marie) Park's commissioned piece titled "Hope in the Dark."
Dr. Benjamin Firer leads the award-winning youth orchestra in his inaugural performance as MYSO’s new maestro. Dr. Firer is Director of Orchestra and Opera at Northern Illinois University, where he conducts the NIU Philharmonic, Opera Theatre, and teaches music courses. Firer is also conductor of the Northeastern Illinois University and the Chicago Chamber Music Festival. He holds a Doctorate in Orchestral Conducting from Northwestern University and a Master’s Degree from Yale University.
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View the Concert on Vimeo at http://www2.lewisu.edu/music/spring2021Streaming/MYSO_3-3-21.html, or watch below.