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September 14, 2015

It’s About Time!

EYSO's 40th Anniversary season features musical monuments, legacies and histories, and a star-studded roster of guests. Join us!
October 18, 2015

Young Artists Concerto Competition Winners announced!

Each autumn, EYSO invites Philharmonia and Youth Symphony students to audition for the prestigious opportunity to perform a concerto with their orchestra.  Past winners have performed masterworks by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Max Bruch, Dmitri Kabalevsky, and Edouard Lalo, to name just a few. On Saturday, October 17, students auditioned for a panel of expert adjudicators composed of music educators and teaching artists from throughout Chicago, and three exceptional winners were announced the following day. […]
November 7, 2015

Rachel Barton Pine

The acclaimed violinist joins the Youth Symphony this November to perform Jean Sibelius' stunning Violin Concerto.
November 7, 2015

Guest artist Rachel Barton Pine shares musical inspirations

EYSO’s Youth Symphony has spent the last week of concert preparations firmly focused on monumental repertoire by Mahler, Martinu, and Sibelius — the Finnish composer’s famed violin concerto for which they will be joined by acclaimed violinist Rachel Barton Pine. At Friday night’s dress rehearsal, we spent a long time talking with Rachel onstage about everything from her 1742 Guarneri violin to preparing for college auditions.  Rachel was most excited […]