2018-2019 Season

The Yonkers Philharmonic Presents Free Concerts at
Saunders Trade and Technical High School
183 Palmer Road, Yonkers, NY


Free Concert – Saturday May 18, 2019 – 3:00PM

Winners of the 41st Annual Concerto Competition
Sponsored by the Fine Arts Orchestral Society

First Prize (tie) – Sponsored by Roberto and Allison Mignone
Bethany Bobbs – cello
 • Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104

First Prize (tie) – Sponsored by the FAOS Board
Juling Wang – violin
 • Barber: Violin Concerto, Op.14

Second Prize – Sponsored by Conrad Caruso
Sofia Ricciarini – soprano
 • Mozart: Una Donna a quindici anni (Cosi fan tutti)
 • Mozart: Vedrai carino (Don Giovanni)
 • Handel: Ch’io Mai vi posa (Julius Cesar)

Third Prize – Sponsored by the Caruso Family
Miranda Margulis-Ohnuma – oboe
 • Marcello: Oboe Concerto in C minor

Fourth Prize – Sponsored by the Sala Family
Elizabeth Chun – violin
 • Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No.2, Op.22

Congratulations to all the winners as well as to
Brian Zhou honorable mention (English horn)

 

Mr. Robert Sherman – MC for the Concert


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This concert is made possible through a Yonkers Initiative Grant from ArtsWestchester

 
YPO – sponsored by the Fine Arts Orchestral Society – is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit. Concerts made possible by grants from ArtsWestchester, the City of Yonkers and Mayor Mike Spano, Westchester County Government, Westchester County Board of Legislators, Westchester County Executive George Latimer, The Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation, the East Yonkers Rotary Club, Westchester Community Foundation, Westchester Guardian, WVOX, and loyal patrons of the arts.

The orchestra continues to remember with great fondness and admiration of our past Maestro James Sadewhite. The orchestra fondly remembers previous conductors Pasquale Pistone and Jerome Sala.

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