January 18, 2011

Bay Area Youth Orchestra Festival 2011 - Individual Orchestra Excerpts

By Vincent Tremblay

Watch excerpts from the individual performances by youth orchestras participating in the BAYOF Hope concert on January 16th, 2011 at Davies Symphony Hall. SFCV's coverage of the festival can be found here.

Santa Rosa Symphony Youth Orchestra

Richard Loheyde, conductor

Dvořák: Symphony No. 8, Opus 88, Allegro con brio

Peninsula Youth Orchestra

Mitchell Sardou Klein, music director and conductor

Rimsky-Korsakov: Sadko, Opus 5

Oakland Youth Orchestra

Michael Morgan, artistic director; Bryan Nies, principal conductor

Arturo Márquez: Danzon No. 2

San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra

Donato Cabrera, music director and conductor

Ginastera: Estancia Suite

Young People’s Symphony Orchestra

David Ramadanoff, music director and conductor

Sibelius: Symphony No. 1, Opus 39, Finale (4th movement)

California Youth Symphony

Leo Eylar, music director

R. Strauss: Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome

Festival Orchestra (members from all six orchestras)

David Ramadanoff, conductor

Respighi: selections from Pines of Rome

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This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.National Endowment for the Arts

Vincent Tremblay is the founder and head of Skeletal Productions, a production company based in San Francisco that focuses on projects that reflect an experimental approach to the outdoors and the arts. As a filmmaker, his short films have play several in film festivals throughout the country and the Bay Area. Versed in all aspects of video and film production, he is at work on a documentary about dog carting that is slated for completion in early 2011.