Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Kasey Shao - Piano
Ben Steinfeld - Narrator
Elgar - Selections from The Wand of Youth
Mozart - First movement from Piano Concerto No. 23, K. 488
Britten - The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Whether you know this timeless and entertaining children’s classic by heart or are hearing it for the first time, you’ll love how Britten dissects the orchestra, examines all the parts, and brings it all back together in a glorious tapestry of sound! Yannick brings his infectious enthusiasm to The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra and gives families the ultimate VIP tour of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Plus, hear Albert M. Greenfield Student Competition winner Kasey Shao perform the first movement of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23.