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  • Date Sunday, May 7, 2023
  • Time 7:00 pm
  • Venue Dominion Energy Center
  • Conductor Daniel Myssyk
  • Cello Christopher Gilley
  • Electric Violin Tracy Silverman
  • Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
  • MAHLER Blumine
  • Roberto Sierra Ficciones Concerto for Electric Violin and Orchestra (Virginia Premiere)

Celebrate the classics and explore new music with the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Myssyk, at their final performance of the 2022-23 season! This high voltage event features the Virginia premiere of Ficciones by Grammy-nominated and Latin Grammy-winning composer Roberto Sierra, featuring internationally-acclaimed electric violinist Tracy Silverman in a special performance, commissioned by the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra for this concert. The concert also highlights the exceptional talents of cellist Christopher Gilley, winner of the 2022-2023 Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition, in selections from Tchaikovsky’s brilliant Variations on a Rococo Theme, and Gustav Mahler’s heartfelt Blumine, originally intended for the composer’s first symphony.

Click here to learn more about special guest Tracy Silverman.

Click here to learn more about Christopher Gilley.

The Youth Orchestra Program is proudly sponsored by Hamilton Beach Brands