2019-2020 Season

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

Free Concert
YPO’s 6th Annual Beethoven Festival
Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary
Sunday February 2nd, 2020 @ 3PM


• Beethoven Violin Concerto, op, 61, D major
  Chin Kim, violin
Beethoven Symphony No.1 op.21, C major

This concert is made possible in part by a grant from by the Westchester Community Foundation, a division of The New York Community Foundation.  More info at https://www.wcf-ny.org/

Save the dates!

Sunday March 29th, 2020 @ 3pm
Journey to the Far East
Milhaud Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmila Overture 
Reinhold Glière: French Horn Concerto – David Jolly, French Horn 
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade Op.35

Sunday May 31st, 2020 @ 3pm
Concerto Competition Winners Concert
Program: TBA

From our first concert this year, Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3 – II Tema con variazioni – Alan Murray

A few videos of previous performances…


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Congratulations to the Winners of the 41st Annual Concerto Competition for their fabulous performances on May 18, 2019


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

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

Third Prize – Sponsored by Conrad Caruso
Sofia Ricciarini – soprano

Mozart: Una Donna a quindici anni (Cosi fan tutti)
Mozart: Vedrai carino (Don Giovanni)
Handel:V’adoro Pupille (Julius Cesar)

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

Fifth Prize – Sponsored by the Sala Family
Elizabeth Chun – violin
Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No.2, Op.22 (Allegro)

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

Bethany Bobbs – cello
Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104 (Finale)

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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, 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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Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra or FAOS P. O. Box 705 Yonkers, NY 10704-0705

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