The New Jersey Youth Symphony presents A Concert for Peace: Marvin Hamlisch’s Anatomy of Peace and Leonard Bernstein’s Symphony No. 1 Jeremiah on Saturday, February 26. As we enter a new year full of hope, together we celebrate peace and the joy of music.
Based on a book by Emery Reves, Anatomy of Peace is the one-movement symphonic suite by Marvin Hamlisch embracing the central theme of reconciliation and world peace. A Lindermann Young Artist at the MET, Cierra Byrd is the featured soloist in Leonard Bernstein’s Jeremiah Symphony. The award-winning New Jersey Youth Chorus joins the NJYS Youth Symphony in what is sure to be a moving concert tribute to the ideals of peace and how we can transform our world into one that is more equal, more just, equitable, inclusive, sustainable, and harmonious.
BERNSTEIN: Symphony No. 1, ‘Jeremiah’ for Orchestra and Mezzo-Soprano
HAMLISCH: Anatomy of Peace, Symphonic Suite in One Movement
Cierra Byrd, Mezzo-Soprano
New Jersey Youth Chorus
NJYS Youth Symphony
Helen H. Cha-Pyo, Conductor
Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students/seniors. FAMILY PACK 5 Tickets for $50.
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