The Coronavirus clobbered a lot of great musical entertainment opportunities in the Yakima Valley including the programs from the Yakima Symphony Orchestra...BUT that hasn't stopped the music!

From Home is a special video series curated by the Yakima Symphony Orchestra (YSO) featuring performance and education spots created by YSO musicians.

In Stories From Home, Maestro Lawrence Golan interviews YSO musicians who talk about favorite YSO performances and the upcoming season, share fun facts and perform short music selections. T

This Saturday, September 12: Jeffrey Snedeker, Yakima Symphony Orchestra Principal Horn, presents “The ‘French’ Horn!”  YSO will post this video at 7:30 pm on our Facebook page and website home page.

Looking ahead to Real-Time Virtual Events

  • September 19, Saturday, 7:30pm: YSO Roundtable: Readying for The Rite. A real-time virtual event. Stravinsky's Rite of Spring is among the most challenging works in standard orchestral literature, and one of the most memorable to perform for orchestra musicians. Join Maestro Lawrence Golan and musicians of the YSO for an inside look at the daunting process of preparing a performance of this iconic masterwork, which the YSO presented in concert in November of 2013. Register by 3:30pm on September 19 for this free virtual event via www.ysomusic.org.
  • October 10, Saturday, 7:30pm: Conversation and a Concert with Lawrence Golan: Mozart’s Haffner Symphony. A real-time, virtual interactive event. Chat online with Maestro Lawrence Golan, and enjoy Mozart's Symphony No. 35, "Haffner," in a video recorded performance by the Yakima Symphony Orchestra from October 2017. Register by 3:30pm on October 10 for this free virtual event via www.ysomusic.org.
  • November 14, Saturday, 7:30pm: Conversation and a Concert with Lawrence Golan: Brahms' Symphony No. 2. A real-time, virtual interactive event. Chat online with Maestro Lawrence Golan, and enjoy Brahms' Symphony No. 2 in a video recorded performance by the Yakima Symphony Orchestra from October 2017. Register by 3:30pm on November 14 for this free virtual event via www.ysomusic.org.