YPO Performs for The League of American Orchestras Conference Opening Concert & Keynote
June 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Welcome to the League’s 78th National Conference as we kick off in beautiful Heinz Hall with performances by both the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra, playing Danzón No. 2 by Arturo Márquez, and the Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestras YPO ensemble, playing Umoja, Anthem of Unity for orchestra by Valerie Coleman.
The opening session will feature a keynote by National Endowment for the Arts Chair Maria Rosario Jackson, as well as welcomes from League President and CEO Simon Woods, Pittsburgh Symphony President and CEO Melia Tourangeau, Pittsburgh Symphony Music Director Manfred Honeck, Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald, and City of Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey.