A student from Braintree will perform next month with the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, playing Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 and Stravinsky’s Symphony in Three Movements, conducted by Federico Cortese.
The student – Kriti Williams, Braintree, 12, JRO, Violin – will be part of the BYSO’s 56th Season Opening Concert at Symphony Hall on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 3 p.m. at Symphony Hall.
The musicians auditioned for BYSO in May of 2013, according to a press release. Of the 830 applicants, nearly 496 were chosen to become members of BYSO.
Boston Youth Symphony is known nationally as the only youth orchestras to perform full, semi-staged operas.
This season BYSO will present Puccini’s Tosca on January 19, 2014 at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University. This marks BYSO’s 7th consecutive semi-staged opera performance. Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 “Italian” will be performed in the spring at Kresge Auditorium at MIT.
View the full season schedule and for more information visitwww.BYSOweb.org. Tickets are $20 to $30; season subscribers receive up to a 20 percent discount.