Jan
14
3:00 PM15:00

European Romance, an afternoon with Kurt Nikkanen and the CYSO Chamber Orchestra and SR Flute Ensemble

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CYSO Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Julien Benichou, along with the CYSO Senior Flute Ensemble, under the direction of Gail Vehslage, will be making their inaugural appearance at La Maison Française on January 14, 2018.    

The Chamber Orchestra is in its first year and is comprised of high school students and university students studying instrumental performance.  The ensemble has already performed with professional musicians such as violinist Kurt Nikkanen, flutist Jean Ferrandis, and violinist Amos Fayette. They have also performed in the Festival Du Vigan, Festival De Chaillol in France as well as a performance in Severna Park, MD.

The Senior Flute Ensemble has been a part of the Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra since 1999.  They have enjoyed performing in locations around the world as well as in Washington, D.C. at the White House and in New York City at Carnegie Hall.  The ensemble has had the opportunity to perform alongside professional musicians such as flutist Jean Ferrandis, the Irish Folk Group, Lunasa, and on stage for the Tim Janis’s ‘The American Christmas Carol’ at Carnegie Hall.

There will be a light reception from 3:00 – 4:30pm prior to the concert beginning at 4:30pm.  Ticket prices are $25/adults and $15/students.  Tickets can be purchased by going to CYSOembassyconcert.brownpapertickets.com.

 

Chamber Orchestra

“London” Symphony No. & by Joseph Haydn

Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun” by Claude Debussy

Violin Concerto, op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

featuring violinist Kurt Nikkanen, Concertmaster of the New York City Ballet Orchestra

 

Senior Flute Ensemble

Two Madrigals by Claudio Monteverdi

 I. Lasciate mi morire

II. Quel Augelin, che canta

Sheep May Safely Graze by J.S. Bach

La Garde Montante from Carmen by Georges Bizet

The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by G. F. Handel

 

Les élèves sont très heureux d’effectuer à La Maison Française !  

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Sep
12
5:00 PM17:00

First Rehearsal for Tuesday ensembles

Stage crew, 5-9pm

Jazz Ensemble, 7-8:30pm, String Rm 003                                                       

Symphony Orchestra, 6:30-8:30pm, Band Rm 001 on select Tuesdays

PARKING

Please park in the upper lot - near, but not in, the bus loop. You may use the loop for drop-off and pick-up. The lower lot behind the school is unavailable to CYSO.

ENTRANCE

Please enter through the double doors to the right of the Main entrance.

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Sep
7
5:00 PM17:00

First Rehearsal for Thursday ensembles

Stage Crew, 5-9:30pm

Wind Ensemble, 5:30-7 pm, Rm 005

Preparatory Strings, 5:30-7pm, Rm 003

Strings Orchestra, 5:30-7pm, Rm 114

Senior Flute Ensemble, 5:30-7pm, Rm 004

Junior Flute Ensemble, 7-8:30pm, Rm 004

Concert Orchestra, 6:30-9pm (Strings, 6:30-7pm, Tutti 7:05-9pm), Band Rm 001

Chamber Orchestra, 5:15-6:15pm, Cafeteria

Symphony Orchestra, 6:15-9:15pm (Strings 6:15-6:55pm, Tutti 7:05-9:15pm), Cafeteria

Parent Volunteers, 5-9pm, Rm 002

PARKING

Please park in the upper lot - near, but not in, the bus loop. You may use the loop for drop-off and pick-up. The lower lot behind the school is unavailable to CYSO.

ENTRANCE

Please enter through the double doors to the right of the Main entrance.

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