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Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra 2019 Brazil Concert Tour

A project in Sao Paulo, Brazil by Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

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115-member tuition-free orchestra of talented 12 to 21-year olds, led by Benjamin Zander, embarks on eight city concert tour of Brazil
Backers: 174
Average Pledge Per Backer: $620

Funded: $107,952 of $100,000
Dates: May 1st -> Jun 6th (37 days)
Project By: Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
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Latest News

The Final Push!

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We have one day to go! Help us cross the finish line in style. Any donation of any amount will be immensely impactful. No gift is too small. If you've already pledged to this campaign, thank you for your generosity. If you haven't yet contributed,... (Read More)

Let's Match!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Learn more about why international touring is so important to our Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra musicians!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHnjckTF28A&feature=youtu.be Don't forget, any donation made to our Kickstarter campaign will be... (Read More)

The Halfway Point!

May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We've just passed the halfway mark for our Kickstarter campaign! With only 14 days remaining, we still have a long way to go to reach our goal of $100,000! Every contribution you make will be matched dollar-for-dollar by a generous donor. There's no... (Read More)

This is why it matters!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Why is this tour important? We think the musicians of the BPYO say it best in their own words. Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CC756dV2GJA&feature=youtu.be  (Read More)

Riding the wave!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We are still reveling in the amazing energy in the room from last Sunday's World Premiere performance of Clarice Assad's "Bonecos de Olinda." She got us all moving and grooving with her contagious Brazilian soul. We'll be riding that wave all the way... (Read More)

Touring with the Stars!

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We are thrilled to be performing Rachmaninoff's epic Piano Concerto No. 2 with the inimitable Anna Federova on our Brazil Tour! Her version of this piece on YouTube has topped over 22 million views! Check it out today!... (Read More)

We're in motion!

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the great pleasures of playing music is working with a living composer to realize their vision of a new creation which has never before been heard in the world. This Sunday we're excited to present a World Premiere performance of a... (Read More)

Here we go!

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
"Surely, this is an orchestra that plays at a level rivaling top-flight ensembles. And, in Zander, they’ve got a dynamic conductor who’s both an inspiring teacher and experienced Mahlerian." Jonathan Blumhofer from ArtsFuse is inspired by our... (Read More)

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