2017-18 Season Concerts

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NVYS & Sinfonia Winter Concerto Concert

Featuring the 2017 NVYS Concerto Competition Winners Juliana Tran (Viola) and Zia Calpito (Bass)
Sunday, February 11, 4 pm
Napa Valley Center for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Theater
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Napa Valley Youth Symphony presents a concert celebrating music education in the Wine Country. Two training orchestras—The Preparatory Orchestra of the Santa Rosa Symphony and Sinfonia from the Napa Valley Youth Symphony, will present a program of classical arrangements, including the Russian Sailor's Dance from the Red Poppy and Handel's La Rejouissance from Royal Fireworks Music. Winners of the Napa Valley Youth Symphony concerto competition will perform their concerto movements: Juliana Tran on Casadesus Viola Concerto in C Minor in the style of J.C. Bach, and Zia Calpito on Capuzzi's Concerto in F Major for Double Bass. The concert will conclude with Franz Schubert's Sixth Symphony, a work turning 200 years old but still as fresh as the day the 21-year-old Schubert put pen to paper.

US AIr force Band of the Golden West Mobility with special guests NVYS

Sunday, March 4  Note: Due to Napa wild fires this concert is being rescheduled for early 2018
Napa Valley Center for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Theater
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The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West will present a free concert in Yountville, Calif. by the popular music ensemble “Mobility” at the Lincoln Theater as they share the stage with the Napa Valley Youth Symphony. This unique, combined performance of energetic pop/rock, classical and patriotic tunes will feature some of the finest young musicians in the Bay Area and will thrill audience members so it is not to be missed!


NVYS 15th annual REd Gala

Featuring iconic Jazz Trombonist and Trumpeter Delfeayo Marsalis
Saturday, April 21, 5 pm
Napa Valley Center for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Theater

More information to come about this dynamic evening! Stay tuned!


2017-18 Past Concerts

NVYS fall Concert

Sunday, December 3
Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center

2277 College Way, Napa

The Napa Valley Youth Symphony presents Memories of the Past, a collection of works that examine our relationship to history. Commissioned to accompany a play, Beethoven's Coriolan Overture evokes the glory of the Roman Empire and the humanity of a general who sought military resolution of his political failures. Soon Hee Newbold's Egyptian Legacy is a contemporary work that similarly evokes the ancient world, but south of the Mediterranean. Respighi's Ancient Dances and Aires provides a 20th century perspective on Renaissance dance music and ending the evening, a selection of Elgar's Enigma Variations imagines the character's in the British Composers life interpreting a theme in their own idiosyncratic way. This concert presents a perspective on recollection as reinterpretation and offers music both well-known and freshly drawn to show that the act of re-creation is an act of creation.


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