Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra sets 2018-19 season performance dates

The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra has set three dates for performances in the 2018-19 season.

8 p.m. Nov. 16: The program will feature John Adams’ The Chairman Dances (Foxtrot for Orchestra), Barber’s Violin Concerto, featuring Célina Béthoux, co-winner of the 2018 COYO Concerto Competition, and Brahms’s Symphony No. 2.

7 p.m. March 3: The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus will join the Youth Orchestra in performances of Vaughn Williams’ “Five Mystical Songs” and Haydn’s “Te Deum for the Empress Marie Therese.” The program opens with Jennifer Higdon’s “blue cathedral,” and Debussy’s “Iberia.”

8 p.m. May 10: The program includes Bartók’s “Dance Suite” and a TBA concerto spotlighting the winner of this season’s COYO Concerto Competition. Completing the program is Shostakovich’s “Symphony No. 5.”

All performances are at Severance Hall in University Circle.

Tickets are available now, starting at $15 per seat or $25 per box seat. Subscription packages are available for $30 per seat or $60 per box seat. The “Under 18s Free” ticket program is available for all COYO performances.

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Image: The Grand Foyer of Severance Hall in the University Circle neighborhood of Cleveland, by The Associated Press.

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