Coming up: AYS Gala Honoring Edna Weiss
Saturday, April 21, UCLA's Royce Hall
4:30 pm Q&A, 5:00 pm Concert
Carlos Izcaray: conductor
IZCARAY: Strike Fugaz
REVUELTAS: Homenaje a Federico García Lorca
COPLAND: Lincoln Portrait
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”
Tickets: Free / Reserve Now
This year’s gala concert features repertoire celebrating the triumph of the human spirit in a first-time collaboration with Human Rights Watch, with works by Revueltas, Copland and Beethoven. We are also thrilled to present the world premiere of an original composition by Music Director Carlos Izcaray. Concert preceded by Q&A with music historians and human rights advocates, exploring the use of music as a tool for social change.
Presented in Partnership with Human Rights Watch
Gala Dinner 7:30pm
Join AYS friends and orchestra members for our annual Gala Dinner, celebrating the continuing success of the American Youth Symphony, and honoring the centennial birthday of loyal AYS supporter and life-long philanthropist Edna Weiss.
Individual Dinner & Concert Packages start at $500. Tables for ten start at $5,000.
This event is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, The Kaman Foundation, and the Flora L. Thornton Foundation