Location: Yakima , Downtown Yakima
19 S 3rd St, Yakima, WA 98901
This program featuring the YSO string section opens with Mozart’s famous serenade, Eine kleine Nachtmusik, and closes with another classic of string orchestra repertoire, Dvořák’s Serenade in E major. Between are works by Chickasaw composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate, Chinese composer Bao Yuankai, 19th-century Mexican composer Ricardo Castro, and the ‘dean of African-American composers,’ William Grant Still, whose Ennanga (African Harp) will be performed by YSO harpist Jill Whitman. Theatre doors open at 6:15pm for ConcerTalk which begins at 6:25pm. ConcerTalks explore the composers of the works on the concert and their milieu as well as an in-depth look at each composition on the program.