2016/2017 Season

Side By Side   –   March

March 26, 2017
Plaza Theatre, 3:00pm

Join us for an Extraordinary Event. Over 300 musicians on one stage.
El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras musician, sitting beside... learning beside...
performing beside... El Paso Symphony Orchestra musicians.

Tocando Music Project students join this event to perform along side the EPSYO.

The Side By Side Concert will also feature 2017 Concerto Competition Grand Prize Winner Jonathan Lopez. Jonathan (clarinet) began playing the clarinet when he was 11 years old in the sixth grade and has studied privately for three and half years with Lavinia RIchards. He has been part of the TMEA and ATSSB region bands since he was in 7th grade, as well as the all-state symphonic band every year of high school. Last school-year, Jonathan was the principal clarinet of both all-region bands, the all-region orchestra, and the all-state symphonic band. He received the outstanding soloist award at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Competition as a sophomore. He has been named a winner of both the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra's and El Paso Wind Symphony's concerto competitions. Last summer, Jonathan participated in the Music in the Mountains Conservatory and the life-changing National Youth Orchestra 2.

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Classical Concert #6

April 21-22, 2017
Plaza Theatre, 7:30pm

Feel love as never before. Schumann and Tchaikovsky capture all of its heartbreaking complexity, with the talents of Alon Goldstein on the piano.

Bohuslav Rattay, Conductor
Alon Goldstein, Piano

Schumann - Piano concerto, op. 54, A minor
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5, op. 64, E minor

Sponsored by

El Paso Community Foundation    


May 21, 2017
Plaza Theatre, 7:00pm

Support the region's finest young musicians in their final concert of the season!
Features all 4 groups of the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra.

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El Paso Museums & Cultural Affairs Department

Programs and artists are subject to change without notice. The El Paso Symphony is made possible with the support of the City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department and the Texas Commission on the Arts.