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Newcastle Youth Orchestra Gala Concert
November 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$20 - $80
Newcastle Youth Orchestra and Newcastle Wind Orchestra join forces to present their Gala Concert on Friday 17th November in the Harold Lobb Concert Hall, Newcastle Conservatorium at 7.30pm. The concert features soprano Kathryn Dries in Mahler’s sublime Songs of a Wayfarer along with Schubert’s Symphony No 8 (Unfinished) performed by Newcastle Youth Orchestra.
Following a successful launch concert in August, the Newcastle Wind Orchestra will present new works by American composer Ryan Nowlin – As We Forgive and O Magnum Mysterium by Morten Lauridsen. This work by Lauridsen, initially composed for choir, is heard in a fabulous transcription for symphonic wind band showing all the colours of the ensemble in this magnificent setting. Newcastle Youth Orchestra’s new Artistic Director and Conductor Dr. Ian Cook will lead the orchestras through this entertaining program.