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Asian Cultural Center GBAYSO Summer Concert

  • Date: 15 - Jun - 2013
  • Location: 1605 Mass Ave. Lexington, MA 02420
  • Venue: Cary Memorial Hall
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The Greater Boston Asian American Youth Symphony Orchestra will be performing their summer concert on June 15th, 2013, 7:30PM, Saturday at Cary Memorial Hall, located at 1605 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420.  This energetic youth orchestra composed of Junior String Orchestra and Senior Symphonic Orchestra.  The upcoming summer concert program featuring Antonio Dvorak Symphony No.8, 2nd and 4th movement, Chinese Symphony Ode to the Red Flag, Chinese folk tunes: Jasmine, Dance of the Yao People.

June 15, 2013 summer concert, cellist Ying Jun Wei, leads the Senior Symphonic Orchestra performing the Zigeunerweisen by Pablo de Sarasate. Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op. 20, is a musical composition by the Spanish composer and virtuoso Pablo de Sarasate.  Sought after concert soloist, Ying Jun has appeared on BBC Radio and many other magazines, newspapers. She has performed worldwide as a soloist, in such venues as the Buckingham Palace, Wigmore Hall, Jordan Hall, Tanglewood music festival, Purcell Room, St.Martin-in-the-Fields, St John’s Smith Square, also abroad in Switzerland, Japan, Mexico and China.

Time: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 7:30 pm

Location: Cary Memorial Hall

Address: 1605 Mass Ave. Lexington, MA 02420

Ying Jun Wei, born in China.  At 12, she commenced studying at the Wuhan Conservatory of Music and began to appear in concerts as a soloist. At 14 she won first prize in The China Cello Competition. Soon after Ying Jun was invited by the principal of Royal Academy of Music to study in London, England.   She attended the Purcell School of Music as a full scholarship student and began performing in major concert halls.  She received full scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music with President’s Award, where she studied with world renowned Prof. Colin Carr, during which time she was privileged to perform with Yo-Yo Ma and to be invited to play for Prince Charles at the Buckingham Palace.

The Greater Boston Asian American Youth Symphony Orchestra is a local music group, which promotes cultural diversity and community service through outreach music performance.  In addition to two concert hall performances a year, members actively participate many music performances for the benefits of local communities.  The latest events include Music For Food for Lexington Food Pantry and Bread of Live at Malden.  Their spirits for music performance and community engagement have been highly recognized by our local communities.

Concert ticket information:

Asian Cultural Center: 617-225-2888  |www.asiancc.net

Oldat Lai  940-595-9077 or gbaayso@gmail.com