The concert features the RSYO's full symphonic orchestra performing:
- The Russian Easter Overture by Rimsky-Korsakoff - Overture to Candide by Bernstein - Symphony in E minor, No. 5, Op. 95 "From the New World" by Dvořák - Piano Concerto, Op. 54, Movement 1 by Schumann (featuring Concerto Competition winner Kodai Speich, piano)
The Rockford Symphony Youth Orchestra is comprised of students from Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin who have a love of classical music and a desire to improve their skills while performing as an ensemble. RSYO has been named “Youth Orchestra of the Year” for 2018 by the Illinois Council of Orchestras (ICO).
Directions: Hononegah High School - 307 Salem St., Rockton, IL 61072 - From I-90: Exit at Rockton Rd. Go west on Rockton Rd. to the village of Rockton.