CYSO GALA CONCERT & SILENT AUCTION
Mar
17
1:00 PM13:00

CYSO GALA CONCERT & SILENT AUCTION

Don't miss this evening of stellar international singers who have been featured around the globe at venues such as the Washington National Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Carnegie Hall, New York City Opera, National Symphony Orchestra, Teatro Colon, Teatro Real of Madrid, and Théåtre Municipal de Castres-France.

Afternoon Gala

1:00 P.M. SILENT AUCTION / 2:00 P.M. CONCERT

The afternoon concert will feature Soprano Suzanne Karpov and Mezzo-Soprano Jessica Renfro with Maestro Vladimir Lande conducting.

The afternoon concert will feature performances by the Junior Flute Ensemble, conducted by Gail Vehslage; the Wind Ensemble, conducted by Sandra Balderson; the Preparatory Orchestra, conducted by Ryan Tani; the String Orchestra, conducted by Robert Stojakovich; and the Concert Orchestra, conducted by Vladimir Lande.

Evening Gala

6:30 P.M. SILENT AUCTION / 7:30 P.M. CONCERT

Spanish Tenor Israel Lozano and Maestro Julien Benichou will present an unforgettable evening of "Opera with a Touch of Spain". They will be joined by rising stars, Soprano Suzanne Karpov, Mezzo-Soprano Jessica Renfro, and renowned Baritone Gustavo Ahualli, delighting our audience with selections from Bizet's Carmen and Zarzuela as well as favorites from operas by Puccini, Rossini, and Verdi.

The evening concert will feature performances by the Senior Flute Ensemble, conducted by Gail Vehslage; and the Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Julien Benichou.

Master of Ceremonies

Master of Ceremonies for the evening concert will be WBJC's cordially captivating Program Director and Host, Jonathan Palevsky.

Tickets

$45 online through March 15th / $55 at the door / $10 Students
Tickets provide entrance to both concerts.

Buy ticket here

Raffle

The Gala is CYSO's main fundraiser for the year. All of the CYSO ensembles will contribute to this fantastic day of alluring music, silent auctions, delicious food, and an exciting raffle offering a chance to win tickets to the Broadway hit show, "Hamilton"! 

 

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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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