Music and interviews from the Debut, Sinfonietta, and Senior Orchestras of the Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra, led by Justine Jeanotte, Debut Conductor, and Tigran Arakelyan, Music Director. Also featuring guest soloist Mikhail Shmidt, Seattle Symphony first violinist. Recorded October 31, 2020.
Debut begins the concert with 1:36 “At the Grasshopper Ball” (Richard Meyer/1994 Neil A. Kjos Music), 5:12 “Goblin Walk” (Deborah Baker Monday/1999 Neil A Kjos Music) and 6:31 “Soda Creek Hoedown” (Frank J. Halferty/Kendor Music).
Sinfonietta begins their performance with 11:46 “Italian Folk Festival” (Arr. Jack Bullock/2011 Alfred Music) followed by 18:04 “A Whole Lot of Symphony Themes” (Arr. Douglas E. Wagner/2011 Alfred Music).
The Senior orchestra starts by performing 22:46 Antonio Vivaldi’s Spring from the Four Seasons under the direction of guest soloist Mikhail Shmidt. This is followed by 34:12 Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein, and 40:12 Suite for Strings by Leoš Janáček.