GBAAYSO to Present Christmas Concert at LHS

By David Li,

Lexington, Mass., Dec. 10, 2013 — It was about two years ago, Asian Cultural Center Greater Boston Asian American Youth Symphony Orchestra (GBAAYSO) had its debut performance at National Heritage Museum in Lexington. This Saturday, GBAAYSO will return to Lexington with a Christmas concert that features Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 at Lexington High School (LHS) auditorium.

Conductor Jie Yang mentioned expressed his gratitude for the support from local communities and Asian Cultural Center over past two years. “We want to make the Christmas concert a tradition of GBAAYSO. Our young musicians will use their talents to bring joy to the community at this wonderful time of the year,” said conductor Yang.

Members of GBAAYSO have been preparing and rehearsing for the Christmas concert over past few weeks. The performance will start at 7:30pm on Dec 14. The following is the program of the concert.

Junior String Orchestra

Divertimento By Mozart
Turkischer Marsch By Beethoven
Chinese Folk Tune: Thunder in Drought

Senior Symphonic Orchestra

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2
Brahms Hungarian Dance No.5
Mozart The Marriage of Figaro
Festival By Li Kwan Gi

Please find more details about the concert at The address of LHS is: 251 Waltham St Lexington, MA 02421.