World Youth Symphony Orchestra

IPR is proud each summer to bring you the World Youth Symphony Orchestra's weekly performances in the beautiful open air setting of Kresge Auditorium. Listen anytime, any season... imagining the fresh smells of Green Lake on a warm summer evening. 

Each year, Interlochen Arts Camp becomes home to the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, high-school age musicians working with renowned conductors from all over the world.

In our sixth and final episode of the 2016 season, conductor Jung-Ho Pak conducts the WYSO in Jennifer Higdon's Machine, Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture, and the Olympic Fanfare by John Williams.

In a tradition dating back to 1928, Interlochen Center for the Arts President Jeff Kimpton conducts all the Interlochen Orchestras together in Franz Liszt's Les Preludes.

Each year, Interlochen Arts Camp becomes home to the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, high-school age musicians working with renowned conductors from all over the world.

In the fifth of our 2016 episodes, Carlos Kalmar conducts the WYSO in Maurice Ravel's Piano Concerto in G, with soloist Conrad Tao, and Dvorak's Eighth Symphony.

Each year, Interlochen Arts Camp becomes home to the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, high-school age musicians working with renowned conductors from all over the world.

In the fourth of our 2016 episodes, conductor Joshua Weilerstein conducts the WYSO in Elgar's Cello Concerto with soloist Zuill Bailey, and in Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.

Each year, Interlochen Arts Camp becomes home to the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, high-school age musicians working with renowned conductors from all over the world.

 In the third of our 2016 episodes, Maestro Christopher Rountree conducts the musicians in Claude Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, Nico Muhly's So Far, So Good and Igor Stravinsky's 1919 Firebird Suite

Each year, Interlochen Arts Camp becomes home to the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, high-school age musicians working with renowned conductors from all over the world.

 

In the second of our 2016 episodes, Maestro JoAnn Falletta returns to conduct the musicians in George Enescu's Romanian Rhapsody No. 1, Paul Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber, and selections from Richard Wagner's Die Meistersinger.

Each year, Interlochen Arts Camp becomes home to the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, high-school age musicians working with renowned conductors from all over the world.

 In the first of our 2016 episodes, Maestro JoAnn Falletta conducts the musicians in Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and Dmitri Shostakovich's suite from The Gadfly

Interlochen Center for the Arts has released the schedule for the upcoming 2015 Festival season!

Chris Gruits, Executive Director of Interlochen Presents, joined IPR's Tim Burke to give us a preview.

For a full listing of acts coming to Interlochen for the 2015 Arts Festival, click here.

Each year, Interlochen Arts Camp becomes home to the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, high-school age musicians working with renowned conductors from all over the world.

In the second of our 2013 episodes, Maestro Jung Ho Pak, WYSO's Musical Director, conducts the musicians in Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2, featuring violinist Jennifer Koh, and Richard Strauss's tone poem, Don Juan.

Each year, Interlochen Arts Camp becomes home to the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, high-school age musicians working with renowned conductors from all over the world.

In the first of our 2013 episodes, conductor JoAnn Falletta leads the WYSO in performances of Albert Roussel's Bacchus et Ariane, Suite No. 2 and Eric Ewazen's Triple Concerto for Three Trombones and Orchestra.

WYSO 2012 Week 2 - Pictures at an Exhibition

Aug 17, 2012

The World Youth Symphony Orchestra 2012, week 2.  Jung-Ho Pak conducts Mussourgsky's Pictures at an Exhbition.

WYSO 2012 Week 3 - Firebird, Espana

Aug 17, 2012

Joann Falletta conducts the World Youth Symphony Orchestra in music of Stravinksy, Chabrier, and Berlioz.

WYSO 2012 Week 4 Beethoven Emperor Concerto

Aug 17, 2012

The World Youth Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven's Emperor Concerto with Awadagin Pratt, conducted by Jung-Ho Pak.

WYSO 2012 Week 5 Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Aug 17, 2012

Osmo Vanska leads the World Youth Symphony Orchestra in the Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius.

Performances by the World Youth Symphony Orchestra:  Elgar's Cello Concerto with soloist Anthony Ross, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 (Choral section).

WYSO 2012 Week 1 - American Memories

Aug 8, 2012

Jung-Ho Pak conducts the World Youth Symphony in a program of American music from the 2012 Interlochen Arts Camp.