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Golden State Youth Orchestra is back! After nearly 20 months away, the GSYO Symphony Orchestra and conductor John Eells return to the stage for an exciting program featuring works by Gershwin, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff and more!
The performance will highlight award-winning pianists Adrian Zaragoza and Ryan Sheng. Adrian has won top prizes at several local and international competitions, such as the Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition, Orfeo International Music Competition, Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford Connecticut, Singapore International Piano Competition, Henry and Carol Zeiter Piano Competition, Golden State Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition, American Protege International Piano Competition, the MTAC Festival of New American Music, and the Solano Symphony Concerto Competition.
Ryan Sheng is a prizewinner of international and regional competitions, including the 1st prize and the special prize at the 10th Rosario Marciano International Competition, 3rd prize at the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition, 2nd prize, Audience Award, and the Young Jury prize at the Emory Young Artist Piano Competition, and the first prize at the 2018 Pacific Music Competition. Most recently, he won the Palo Alto Philharmonic Concerto Movement Competition, the 2020 Ross McKee Foundation Award, Golden State Youth Orchestra Solo Competition, and 2021 Marilyn Mindell Piano Competition. In 2017, he made his Belgium debut, giving a solo recital at the Brussels Music Festival. As a winner of the 2019 PianoTexas Concerto Competition, he performed Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21, K. 467 with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Miguel Harth-Bedoya.
Free Admission. Seats are first come, first served.
This concert will be available for live streaming.
- Gershwin: An American In Paris
- Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto; Adrian Zaragoza, piano
- Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 , Mvt. 1; Ryan Sheng, piano
- Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2