The Greater Dallas Youth Orchestras, Inc. presents “Friends from Fort Worth” on March 4, 2012 at the Meyerson Symphony Center at 2:30 pm.

The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex contains a great deal of talent! Don’t miss your chance to hear this special side-by-side concert featuring the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra and the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra. Both orchestras have achieved regional, national, and international recognition for their performances. The program will consist of performances by each orchestra; as a finale to each half of the program, the ensembles will join forces in a side-by-side orchestra. Works to be performed include: Carnival Overture - Antonin Dvorak, The Promise of Living from the Tender Land - Aaron Copland, Russian Easter Overture, Op. 36 - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Polonaise from Eugene Onegin – Tchaikovsky, Interlude and Dance from La Vida Breve – De Falla, and Capriccio Espagnol – Rimsky- Korsakov.

The Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra (GDYO) brings together 104 of the DFW area’s top high school musicians to create a season of amazing music. Led by music director, Richard Giangiulio these young people perform classical works at a professional level.

The Fort Worth Youth Orchestra is the premiere ensemble in the program, and is dedicated to performing the finest works in the full symphonic repertoire. Dr. German Gutierrez is conductor.

Single tickets are $8-$40. You can purchase them by calling (214)528-7747 or the day of the performance at the Meyerson Box Office.

The Meyerson is located at 2301 Flora Street in Dallas. For more information go to or email

Press Release c/o The Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra

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