Shakespeare as Muse
Edmonton Youth Orchestra Presents

Shakespeare as Muse

Conducted by Michael Massey
Sunday, May 5, 2024 2:00 PM

About The Concert

The Edmonton Youth Orchestra Association, founded in 1952, supports the nationally renowned Edmonton Senior Orchestra and the Edmonton Intermediate Orchestra. It is widely regarded as one of the finest youth orchestra programs in Canada annually providing ~150 young musicians from Edmonton and Northern Alberta, the opportunity to develop their orchestral skills, to increase their knowledge and appreciation of music, and to enrich the cultural life of the community through concerts and benefit performances. Edmonton Youth Orchestra members are all motivated students who share a love of music.

This performance features the winner of the 42nd annual Northern Alberta Concerto Competition (Winds).

Program to Include

Intermediate Orchestra
Mozart from Serenade in D Major, K320
   Menuetto – Concertante – Menuetto – Finale
Purcell (arr. Massey) from The Fairy Queen
   Chaconne – Entrance – Dance for the Followers of Night
Mendelssohn Nocturne from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Fauré Shylock

Senior Orchestra
Reinecke Flute Concerto in D Major, Op. 283
Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Weber Oberon Overture

Program subject to change.

Featured Artists

Michael Massey, Music Director and Conductor
Jordan Nahamko, Conducting Intern
Gabrielo Arojo, Flute


Price Level Ticket Price
General Admission - Adult $20.00
General Admission - Student/Senior $15.00

Tickets available at Edmonton Arts Council Shop & Services (formerly TIX on the Square) 780-420-1757 / or at the door on concert day.

Children under 3 will be admitted free of charge Viewing Room. They will not be admitted into the main chamber. Adults and children 3 and older will need the usual concert ticket in the viewing room.

85 - 24/25 Land Acknowledgement

Land Acknowledgement

The Winspear Centre and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra would like to acknowledge that we are on Treaty 6 Territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for many Indigenous Peoples. We honour and recognize the rich artistic, cultural, and musical traditions of the Cree, Nakota Sioux, Metis, Dene, Saulteaux, and the many more Indigenous communities that call this land we share, home.