The Young German Symphony Orchestra – the foremost young orchestra of Germany – will perform concerts this October in celebration of the 325thanniversary of the arrival of German settlers from Palatinate to America and in honor of German contributions to America. Concerts will be held at the German Society of Pennsylvania Hall in Philadelphia (October 4 and 5), Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg (October 7), Majestic Theatre of Gettysburg (October 8 and 10), Oak Crest Hall in Baltimore (October 12), Towson University (October 12 and 15), Kennedy Hall of Washington D.C (October 14,and at the 92nd Street Hall in New York City (October 18).The renowned American musical family,
acclaimed Barczyk-Borowsky and Frances Grace Borowsky, cellists; Emmanuel Borowsky, violinist; and Elizabeth Borowsky, pianist) was invited by the YGSO to be the soloists.
The programs will feature music by Ludwig van Beethoven (Triple Concerto) and Samuel Barber (Cello Concerto), as well as Symphonies by George Frederich Handel and Felix Mendelssohn.
The Young German Symphony known also as Rheinland-Pfalz Jugenorcheser has successfully performed in Europe, Asia, America, and in the Middle East. The orchestra recorded CDs of music by Beethoven, Mendelsohn, Wagner, and other famous composers.