spotlight image: Metropolitan Youth Symphony, from Oregon to Iberia, June 16, 2024

Metropolitan Youth Symphony: From Oregon to Iberia

Metropolitan Youth Symphony’s season finale, “From Oregon to Iberia,” is the first stop on its summer tour to Spain and Portugal, featuring several pieces Symphony Orchestra will perform abroad!

The immersive lineup includes:
• Portland Beauty, by award-winning composer and MYS conductor Giancarlo Castro D’Addona
• Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnol
• José Pablo Moncayo’s Huapango
• Ruth Gipps’ Oboe Concerto (mvt 1) performed by this year’s MYS Concerto Competition Winds/Brass/Percussion/Piano Category Winner Mia Hale

Plus, music from The Authentic Voice student commissioning series:
• Music for an Imaginary Cartoon, first performed in November, accompanied by the premiere screening of an animated film by student animators from Portland Art Museum’s Center for an Untold Tomorrow (PAM CUT)
• The world premiere of Freedom Overture by Young Composers Project composer Amir Avsker

MYS’ Sinfonietta Orchestra opens the concert. For tickets and more information, visit

From Oregon to Iberia
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
Sunday, June 16, 2024 at 7:30 PM

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