PSYWE 10th Anniversary Season Finale: Traditions
Gregory X. Whitmore, conductor
Josh Roach, guest conductor
Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble
J.S. Bach: "Fervent is My Longing," Chorale Prelude
J.S. Bach: Fugue in G Minor, "Little"
Vaughn Williams: English Folk Song Suite
Holst: First Suite in Eb
J. Strauss Sr.: Radetzky March
Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble gears up to embark on its first international tour of Austria in July 2017 and concludes its 10th anniversary concert season by paying homage to the band tradition as well as the ensemble’s history in the Pacific Symphony family. Basler’s thrilling "Carnival" excitedly kicks off this performance, followed by music of Bach. Two cornerstone works for wind ensemble, Vaughn Williams’ "English Folksong Suite" and Holst's First Suite in Eb, celebrate the wind band culture’s deep rooted tradition, before the program concludes with the spirited Radetzky March.
Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is general admission.