Appell Center for the Performing Arts
Saturday, October 7, 2023, 7:30 PM EST
The York Symphony Orchestra begins the 23-24 season with Dmitri Shostakovich’s lively and bombastic Festive Overture in anniversary of the pivotal October Revolution. The evening continues with Tchaikovsky’s iconic Piano Concerto No. 1 featuring pianist Nicolas Bourdoncle. Inspired by African-American spirituals and racial tensions, Opening Night concludes with Florence’s Price’s meaningful First Symphony.
Dmitri Shostakovich – Festive Overture
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1
Florence Price – Symphony No. 1
Lawrence Golan is in high demand across the United States and internationally.
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In 2021 and 2022, he studied at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Fundación Banco Santander Piano Chair, first with professor Galina Eguiazarova and later with professor Stanislav Ioudenitch.
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On the night of classical concerts, Pre-Concert Talks will take place from the front of the Appell Center’s Strand Theatre stage at 6:30-7PM. Admission is free for all ticket holders. Assistant Conductor Rebekah O’Brien will take you on an enlightening journey of the forthcoming concert. We look forward to seeing you!
Digital Access Instructions
You will receive an email confirmation with a link to access the livestream.
Click on the link to enjoy the YSO from your home during the 48-hour concert access.
How to Access the Digital Concert on a Smart TV
Before the concert
Click the link from your confirmation email on a computer, tablet or smart phone and add this video to your YouTube account’s “Watch Later” list.
To watch the concert
Go to the YouTube app on your Smart TV. Go to your “Watch Later” list and choose the livestream concert. Sit back and enjoy the concert!