Billings Youth Orchestra’s Preludio Strings

Billings Youth Orchestra’s Preludio Strings will perform during the BYO’s spring concert at Skyview High on Sunday.

The Billings Youth Orchestra will conclude its 13th season on a lively note with Jacques Offenbach’s “Infernal Galop” — popularly known as the “Can-Can” theme — from “Orpheus in the Underworld” during BYO's spring concert, taking place at Skyview High at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

The Repertory Orchestra, under the direction of Randy Tracy, will perform “Symphony No. 1 in C Major,” by Ludwig van Beethoven. Tracy also will conduct the Young Artists in a performance of “March Militaire No. 1,” by Franz Schubert, and “Gavotte and Contredanse,” by Jean-Phillippe Rameau.

Lindsey Selman will conduct the Concert Orchestra as they perform “Spartacus,” by Brian Balmages, “Fantasia on a Theme from Thailand,” by Richard Meyer, and a joint performance with the Preludio Strings of Johann Pachelbel’s “Canon in D Major,” among other pieces.

The Preludio Strings, conducted by Barbara Kirk, will feature the Anvil Chorus from Giuseppe Verde’s opera “Il Trovatore.”

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Also performing will be the BYO Repertory Winds, under the direction of Sue Logan.

According to a press release from BYO, nine orchestra members who are graduating from high school this spring will be recognized during the concert. The graduating students are: Kate Christensen, oboe; Nicole Diechl, violin; Maddie Fink, cello; Claire Franquelin, cello; Viktoria Hicks, violin; Haley Kouba, violin; Noah Miller, oboe; Julien Rollins, bassoon, and Makenzie Taylor, violin.

A dessert reception will follow the 80-member joint orchestra and ensemble performance.

Admission to the concert costs $15. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at Kirk House of Music, 1530 24th St. W.

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