All Concerts & Performances

    Metropolitan Youth Symphony’s 2018-2019 Concert Season

    MYS’ 2018-2019 concert season consists of three Downtown Series performances at the Portland’5 Centers for the Performing Arts, the Interconnected Concerts, and our Community Concerts at schools and community venues.

    Tickets on sale September 15th!

    Downtown Concert Series

    VIVA ITALIA

    Sunday, November 11, 2018 | 7:30pm
    Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

    Symphony Orchestra

    Rossini Overture to The Barber of Seville
    Safirstein Tone Poem No. 1 “Orpheus and Eurydice”
    Ponchielli  Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda
    Berlioz  Roman Carnival Overture
    Tchaikovsky  Capriccio Italien

    Concert opened by Interlude Orchestra

    CANTANDO

    Sunday, January 6, 2019 | 7:30pm
    Newmark Theater

    Symphony Orchestra
    Pacific Youth Choir

    Moncayo  Sinfonietta
    Arturo Márquez   Danzón No. 8
    Juan David Osorio   Suite de Villancicos Latinoamericanos
    Carlos Guzmán   Cantos de Guanacaste

    FIREBIRD

    Sunday, March 3, 2019 | 7:30pm
    Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

    Symphony Orchestra

    Ball  World Premiere/TBA
    TBA Concerto with the 2019 MYS Concerto Competition Winner
    Respighi  Gli uccelli (The Birds)
    Stravinsky The Firebird Suite (1919 version)

    Concert Opened by Concert Orchestra

    AMERICA’S FLORENCE

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 7:30pm
    Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

    Symphony Orchestra
    2019 MYS Concerto Competition Winner

    Price  Dances in the Canebrakes
    TBA Concerto with the 2019 MYS Concerto Competition Winner
    Palka  Letter to Florence Price
    Price  Symphony No. 1
    Armstrong  Satchmo!

    Concert Opened by Sinfonietta Orchestra

    Interconnected Concert Series

    Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 7pm
    Location TBD

    Jazz Band
    Jazz Ensemble
    MYSfits

    TICKETS

    Sunday, March 10, 2018 | 4pm
    Mission Theater

    Jazz Ensemble
    MYSfits
    Jazz Band

    Sunday, May 12, 2018 | 3pm
    The Old Church
    MYSfits + AFC

    Community Concert Series

    Sunday, November 18, 2018 | 4pm
    Liberty High School, Hillsboro

    Hillsboro Overture Strings
    Hillsboro Intermediate Strings
    Overture Strings
    Baroque Strings
    Sinfonietta Orchestra

    TICKETS

    Sunday, December 2, 2018 | 4pm
    Skyview High School, Vancouver

    Concert Band
    Symphonic Band
    Vivaldi Strings
    Concert Orchestra

    TICKETS

    Saturday, February 23, 2019 | 7pm
    Benson High School

    Portland Beginning Strings
    Concert Band
    Baroque Strings
    Interlude Orchestra
    Sinfonietta Orchestra

    Sunday, February 24, 2019 | 4pm
    Benson High School

    MYSticks (long program)
    Symphonic Band
    Concert Orchestra

    Saturday, March 9, 2019 | 7pm
    Century High School, Hillsboro

    Hillsboro Beginning Strings
    Hillsboro Overture Strings
    Hillsboro Intermediate Strings
    Overture Strings
    Vivaldi Strings

    Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 7pm
    Location TBD

    MYSticks
    Jazz Band
    Concert Band
    Symphonic Band

    Sunday, May 19, 2019 | 3pm
    Location TBD

    Hillsboro Beginning Strings
    Hillsboro Overture Strings
    Hillsboro Intermediate Strings
    Vivaldi Strings
    Concert Orchestra

    Sunday, May 19, 2019 | 7:30pm
    Location TBD

    Portland Beginning Strings
    Overture Strings
    Interlude Orchestra
    Baroque Strings
    Sinfonietta Orchestra