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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

PVYSO w/ the BSO & Josanne Francis

Students from the Cultural Academy for Excellence’s Positive Vibrations Youth Steel Orchestra will have the opportunity to perform alongside the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and featured steelpan soloist Josanne Francis. This has been a fun one to prepare for with my CAFE music team! See description

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PVYSO w/ the BSO & Josanne Francis
PVYSO w/ the BSO & Josanne Francis

Time & Location

Feb 25, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

About the event

On Saturday, February 25, students from the Cultural Academy for Excellence’s Positive Vibrations Youth Steel Orchestra will have the opportunity to perform alongside the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and featured steelpan soloist Josanne Francis. This has been a fun one to prepare for with my CAFE music team! See description below.

BUY TICKETS: https://www.bsomusic.org/event/calypso-fusion/

**Calypso Fusion**

Drums, Drums, Drums – including steelpan drums – are the focus of this Family Concert. Josanne Francis, steelpan artist, joins the BSO for an exploration of percussion instruments, especially those with pitch. Josanne brings with her a group of middle and high school students from Positive Vibrations Youth Orchestra. Other traditional orchestral percussion instruments, like xylophone and timpani, share the spotlight. Don’t miss it!

**Artists**

Jonathan Rush, conductor

Josanne Francis, steelpan artist

Positive Vibrations Youth Steel Orchestra Students

**Repertoire**

SAINT-SAËNS Fossils

JAN BACH Concerto for Steelpan and Orchestra

STRAVINSKY Infernal Dance from The Firebird

BRIAN PRECHTL Kassa Jam

JOHNSON Drums

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