Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras: 75th Anniverary Celebration Concerts

Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras of Strathmore

MCYO 75th Anniversary Celebration Concerts 



Sun. May 22, 2022 | 1pm & 7pm

General Admission: $7.50 Promenade Boxes: $45

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The Music Center

Join us as we celebrate MCYO’s 75th Season and experience the passionate artistry of our talented young musicians!  All MCYO ensembles will perform in this special anniversary program.

Schedule of Events:

1pm Performance: 

The day kicks off with inspiring performances by students in Future Stars, Young Artists, Symphony, and Kamerata!. Program information will be announced soon. 

Receptions & Musical Spotlights on Small Ensembles:
3:30pm (following the 1pm performance)
6pm (prior to the 7pm performance)

All ticketholders are invited to these celebratory receptions featuring pop-up performances and special remarks. Light refreshments will be served. 

7pm Performance:

The evening concert features performances by Preparatory Strings, Chamber Strings, Chamber Ensemble, and Philharmonic.

In honor of MCYO's 75th Anniversary, the Philharmonic will perform the world premiere of  "In Aqua Sanitas," a multimedia suite for orchestra, vocalists, children’s choir, piano, recorded poetry, and water percussion. Featuring works by Christopher Tin, Michael W. Smith, Karl Jenkins, Charles Coleman, Stefano Sacchi and Lucy Chen '23 (MCYO Philharmonic violinist), this fully immersive and interactive suite takes listeners and performers on a musical exploration of the essence and majesty of water and how it interacts with every aspect of our lives.  

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