Fall Youth Concerts
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Associate Conductor, Kyle Knox
9:15, 11:15, or 1:00
Run time: 55 minutes
Musical selections will include:
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1
Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances
Mores: El Firulete
Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33, 3rd movement
Featuring Katarina Kenney, winner of the 2022 Fall Youth Concert Competition
Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Narrated by special guest Linda Vakunta, Deputy Mayor of the City of Madison
The Madison Symphony Orchestra’s Fall Youth Concerts will be held on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. The theme for the concerts is an introduction to the orchestra featuring Britten’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra which will be narrated by special guest Linda Vakunta, Deputy Mayor of the City of Madison. The Fall Youth Concerts are conducted by MSO Associate Conductor, Kyle Knox. These concerts are attended by thousands of students in grades 4 – 8 from around the state and beyond in Overture Center for the Arts’ Overture Hall (Madison, WI).
Concert prep materials will be designed and made available to all teachers on the Madison Symphony Orchestra’s website. Preconcert visits to schools by MSO musicians performing in the concert will also be made available to attending schools in Dane County.
Would you like to attend?
Seats for the MSO’s youth concerts are $4 each for student. Parents, teachers, and chaperones are free of charge with groups over 10 students. Subsidized tickets are available depending on your school’s participation in the free/reduced lunch program. With any questions, please contact Director of Education and Community Engagement Lisa Kjentvet at .
Thank you to our generous sponsors
Major funding provided by
Barbara and Norman Berven
James and Jessica Yehle
Additional funding provided by
This project is supported by Dane County Arts with additional funds from the Endres Mfg. Company Foundation, The Evjue Foundation, Inc., charitable arm of The Capital Times, the W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation, and the Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation.
Wisconsin Arts Board support comes with additional funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.