Music to be performed will include:
- Overture to “L’Italiana in Algeri” by Rossini;
- Selections from “Carmen” by Verdi. The singers for this performance are guest soloists from The Opera Project, of Stockton, NJ, Walter MacNichol, Director);
- ”Ziguenerweisen” for violin and orchestra by Pablo de Sarasate (Performed by Ms. Sophia Yoo);
- ”Symphony No. 1 in D Major” by Franz Shubert.
Participating soloists include:
- Sophia Yoo, Winner of the NCO 2013-2014 Young Musicians Competition, will be playing “Ziguenerweisen” for violin and orchestra by Pablo de Sarasate. Ms. Yoo has been studying violin since age four and piano and harp for eight and five years respectively. In 2010, she won first prize in the junior harp division of the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Harp Society and in 2011 was awarded a scholarship from a Korean youth orchestra in Washington, D.C. Sophia is an Advanced Study Scholarship recipient as a member of the Newman Quartet and in 2013 she received prizes in the Tri-County Youth Festival as well as the Bucks County Youth Competition.