Metropolitan Youth Symphony: Winter Fire
New musical director Andres Lopera conducts the orchestra in a program full of lively dances, including Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances, Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5, and Marquez’s Conga del Fuego Nuevo. Guest artists include the Gresham High School Choir, directed by Janine Kirstein. Patrick Murphy, Director of Bands at the University of Portland, leads the MYS Symphonic Band in performing the U.S. premiere of Luis Cardoso’s Gaudium.