The Arkansas Symphony Youth Orchestra, Geoffrey Robson, conductor, presents The ASYO Fall Concert, Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 3 P.M. at the Albert Pike Masonic Center ( 712 Scott St, Little Rock). The ASYO is the top ensemble of the Arkansas Symphony Youth Ensembles program, and the audition-only group boasts some of the top student musicians in the state. The program, presented in partnership with Ballet Arkansas, features music from Prokofiev, Satie, Still, Barber, and Ravel, with staging by Leslie Dodge of Ballet Arkansas, and choreography by Kiyon Gaines and Paull Tillman of Ballet Arkansas.
Tickets are $20 for general admission tickets; student tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at www.ArkansasSymphony.org; at the Albert Pike Masonic center beginning 60 minutes prior to the concert; or by phone at 501-666-1761, ext. 100.
Geoffrey Robson, conductor
Kiyon Gaines, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Ballet Arkansas Resident Choreographer
Paull Tillman, Ballet Arkansas
Ballet Arkansas Company Artists: Lauren Bodenheimer, Hannah Bradshaw, Deanna Karlheim, Kaley Kirkman, Meredith Loy, Lynsie Ogden, Amanda Sewell, Justin Rustle, Paul Tillman, Zeek Wright
PROKOFIEV – March from The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33bis
SATIE (orch. Debussy) – 3 Gymnopédies
STILL – Poem for Orchestra
BARBER – Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
RAVEL – Bolero
About Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 50th season in 2016-2017, under the leadership of Music Director Philip Mann. ASO is the resident orchestra of Robinson Center Music Hall, to which the ASO returns in November of 2016 after a two-year renovation of the historic structure. ASO performs more than sixty concerts each year for more than 165,000 people through its Stella Boyle Smith Masterworks Series, ACXIOM Pops LIVE! Series, River Rhapsodies Chamber Music Series, Intimate Neighborhood Concerts, and numerous concerts performed around the state of Arkansas, in addition to serving central Arkansas through numerous community outreach programs and bringing live symphonic music education to over 26,000 school children and over 200 schools.
For more information about the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra call 501-666-1761 or visit www.ArkansasSymphony.org