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Orchestra

February 13, 1972, Carnegie Hall
Performance features music of Falla and Dvořák.

New York Times:  Jackson “is doing a tremendously effective job.”  Falla’s Three-Cornered Hat “got a superbly kinetic reading, with all the brio and rhythmic life that this ballet score demands.  Mr. Jackson knows how to excite his youthful orchestra and make it play its very best, and sometimes better than that.”  “ . . . the Dvorak had shape, lyrical flow and splashes of real sonic grandeur.  Mr. Jackson is turning into quite a conductor.” (Donal Henahan 2/24/72)

April 22, 1972, Carnegie Hall
Soprano Eleanor Steber, for whom the work was written, is a judge in a competition for a soprano soloist in Samuel Barber's
Knoxville: Summer of 1915.  Soprano Joann Yockey is chosen for the performance given in Carnegie Hall.

New York Times:  The orchestra “gave another concert of remarkably high quality under the splendid direction of Isaiah Jackson . . . .  As usual, the [Youth Symphony Orchestra] played with extraordinary poise and musicality." (Allen Hughes  4/24/72)

May, 13 1972, Lincoln Center
The Orchestra performs a free concert at the Damrosch Park Band Shell, presented by Project Quiet City.



All season performances are broadcast live on WNYC-FM.

Concerts

Orchestra

December 11, 1971

Soloist:

Yasuo Watanabe

February 13, 1972

Soloist:

Rose Taylor

April 22, 1972

Soloist:

Joann Yockey