FYSO to hold concert before Ireland trip

FLINT — The Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra, will perform a Bon Voyage concert at3:00 pm, Sunday, March 23 at The Whiting. After their Whiting appearance, members of Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra will make an exciting concert tour of Ireland. Their performance at The Whiting will include: Ashokan Farewell from the PBS series “The Civil War,” Rossini’s Barber of Seville Overture, and a tribute to John Williams.

FYSO will perform four concerts in Ireland – a solo concert in Dublin at City Hall, a joint concert in Cork City with the Great Island Fiddlers and County Cork Youth Orchestra, and in children’s concerts in both cities.

FYSO first toured Ireland in 2010. They hosted the Great Island Fiddlers here in 2011 and are excited to return to Ireland this spring. They look forward to shared music, culture, and sightseeing, too. — G.G.

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