Spring Concert

Concert Information

May 26, 2013

Ticket Info

Tickets must be purchased through Carnegie Hall. Student Tickets are available for $10 and can be purchased in person at the Carnegie Hall Box Office with valid student ID.

Queens Concert

May 12, 2013

Run-out Ticket Info

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and can be purchased at the door.

Spring Concert

The Roy and Shirley Durst Début Artist, bass-baritone Evan Hughes, makes his Carnegie Hall debut performing the world premiere of a NYYS First Music commission by New York composer, John Glover.

Joshua Gersen, music director

The Roy and Shirley Durst Début Artist:
Evan Hughes, bass-baritone

Beethoven: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, op. 43
Harrison Hollingsworth, conductor

John Glover: Natural Systems (world première)
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major, “Titan

Tickets can be purchased through the Carnegie Hall Box Office and online at http://www.carnegiehall.org/m/event.aspx?view=full&id=4294986616

Guest Artist

Evan Hughes

A current member of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development program, Evan Hughes was recently seen as Aronte in Gluck’s Armide presented by the Met in collaboration with the Juilliard School.  Mr. Hughes recently performed Don Basilio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Italy with Lorin Maazel.  He reprises the role this summer at the Castleton Festival, where he will also sing the bass solo in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, both projects being conducted by Mr. Maazel.   In concert he appeared in Matthias Pintscher’s Songs from Solomon’s Garden with the BBC Scottish Symphony, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and the Aspen Music Festival. A champion of contemporary music, Mr. Hughes appeared in Elliott Carter’s Syringa with the Met Chamber Ensemble at Zankel Hall (Carnegie) and the Tanglewood Music Festival, conducted both times by James Levine, and more recently he premiered Mr. Carter’s Three Explorations at Alice Tully Hall.  Mr. Hughes performed Elliott Carter’s On Conversing with Paradise as part of a festival of cultural exchange entitled Ascending Dragon in Los Angeles and in Vietnam.

Soloist Profile

First Music Commission

Natural Systems

Related Press

The New York Times

Since 1984, the New York Youth Symphony has awarded commissions to 102 composers age 30 and under, whose works have won three Pulitzer Prizes and the Grawemeyer Award, among othe