2021-2022 SEASON

Live audience concerts – Subject to pandemic restrictions


Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra (YPO)
Sponsored by the Fine Arts Orchestral Society (FAOS)


YPL presents YPO

Yonkers Public Library presents the
Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra
Featuring YPO Ensembles




  • Sunday afternoon – November 28, 2pm 
    Location: Grinton I. Will Library Auditorium
    Socially distanced, limited seating (60)
  • Sunday afternoon – December 19, 2pm
    Location: Grinton I. Will Library Auditorium
    Socially distanced, limited seating (60)


    YPO Concerts

  • 8th Annual Beethoven Festival
    March, 2022, Location: TBD

  • 43rd  Annual Young Artists Concerto Competition
    May, 2022, Location: TBD

Previous Events

Sunday June 14, 2020: @ Home With Tong –  From the Podium


Music Director – Tong Chen and other conductors recount their experiences with her Queens College Copland School of Music mentor Maurice Peress – Leonard Bernstein’s first assistant conductor at the New York Philharmonic, international conductor, collaborator with Duke Ellington on his jazz symphony: Black, Brown and Beige. 

Sunday June 28, 2020: Conversations with Bob Sherman – Flutist Adam Ray


WQXR radio personality Robert (Bob) Sherman talks with award-winning YPO flutist Adam Ray. In addition to his work with YPO and Lehman College Symphony Orchestra Ray attributes his ability to bring diversity to his music to his father Michel Ray (known for his work with Kool & The Gang and the Sun Ra Arkestra). 

Sunday July 12, 2020: YPO Special – Behind the Scenes


YPO Music Director Tong Chen and selected YPO musicians conduct master classes with this year’s YPO Concerto Competition winners. 

Sunday August 23, 2020:  YPO Garden Party


Live-streamed and live in-person concert (social distancing permitting). YPO, under the baton of Maestra Tong Chen, performs Broadway show tunes and dance music in a garden setting. Hosts and location of live concert to be announced. 


Sunday September 27, 2020: Fairy Tale Music Appreciation


Fairy tales play a significant role in classical music. Learn which instruments or sounds stir imaginations and conjure up warm memories in preparation for our October concert featuring Scheherazade (1001 Arabian Nights).    


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