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YPHIL – International Philharmonic Orchestra presents Gathering for Youth Empowerment

September 17, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


YPHIL – International Philharmonic Orchestra brings together 100 young talented musicians from 74 countries to represent their countries through music in Seven Epic Concerts. The fourth concert in this series, Gathering for Youth Empowerment, will be performed at New York University’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on September 17, 2015 at 7:30pm, featuring Faruk Kanca, Alexander Markov, and James V Remington. Tickets are $24 and are available by phone at NYU Box Office, 212.998.4941, online at https://nyuskirball.org/calendar/yphil or at the NYU Box Office, 566 LaGuardia Place New York, NY 10012.

YPHIL – International Philharmonic Orchestra brings 100 musicians from 74 different countries to perform during New York’s United Nations General Assembly, aiming to celebrate the power of youth. 100 magnificent performers, picked from more than 900 musicians from all over the world, will meet for the first time, collaborating and practicing day and night, to captivate audiences with their enormous energy. Building on the widespread influence of music, the innovative program empowers youth to work together and exercise creativity.

The exhilarating piece entitled Ethnic Dance, which includes sound of traditional musical instruments from across the world, will premiere for the first time at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts concert by world-renowned composer and conductor, maestro Faruk Kanca. This energizing performance will also include excerpts from the critically-acclaimed Rock Concerto by Markov and Remington, performed by Markov himself on the unique gold electric violin.

Act I: Faruk Kanca’s “Ethnic Dance,” including the following numbers:

  • “Longa”
  • “La Paloma”
  • “Can Can”
  • “Swing That Gavotta”
  • “Zeibak”
  • “Horon”


Antonio Vivaldi’s “Summer” from The Four Seasons and Paganini’s 24th Caprice, with soloist Alexander Markov. Selections from the “Rock Concerto” by Alexander Markov and James V. Remington as well as new compositions by Markov.


The six other concerts in September include:

September 10, 2015 at 7:30pm: Play For Peace Concert

Peter Norton Symphony Space

Tickets: www.symphonyspace.org/event/8987/Music/ypo-young-soloists-concert


September 14, 2015 at 3pm: United Hearts Concert

Herald Square – Dedicated to the memory of the victims and heroes of 9/11


September 16, 2015 at 3pm: Hear My Nations’ Voice Concert in Times Square


September 20, 2015 at 3pm: Concert For Nations’ Friendship at Bowling Green Park, Wall Street


September 25, 2015 at 7pm: Community Fellowship Program at the New York Public Library at Fifth Avenue


September 27, 2015 at 8mp: Concert for Global Peace on Isaac Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. The evening is hosted by Danny Glover, and will feature Jose Luis Gomez, Conductor, and Alexander Markov, Violin.

Tickets: www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2015/9/27/0800/PM/YPHIL-International-Philharmonic-Orchestra



September 17, 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Pl
New York, NY 10012 United States
(212) 998-4941
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YPHIL – International Philharmonic Orchestra
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