Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra takes the stage this weekend at Kimmel Center

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Eighty gifted musicians ranging ages 10 to 16 take the final bows of the season.
Conducted by Rosalind Erwin and narrated by WRTI’s Jill Pasternak, the concert takes place Sunday, May 18, 3 p.m., in the Perelman Theater at The Kimmel Center, Broad and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia.

Capping a stellar season with a repertoire that ranged from Bach to Wagner, the 80 brass, wind, string and percussion musicians in the Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra (PYAO), one of the six unique program divisions of the renowned Philadelphia Youth Orchestra organization, will take the stage for the last time this year at the ensemble’s 19th annual Festival Concert.  Conducted by Rosalind Erwin and Narrated by WRTI’s Jill Pasternak, PYAO will play selections from Verdi, Haydn, Brahms and Britten.  Tickets are $10-$20; for ticket information, call 215-893-1999.

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Mike Berman