American conductor Scott Yoo is the Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Mexico City Philharmonic and the Music Director of Festival Mozaic.
He is also the Host and Executive Producer of the acclaimed PBS series Now Hear This, presented by Great Performances – the first show about classical music on American prime time TV in 50 years, now in its second season. He is the Conductor of the Colorado College Music Festival.Read More About Scott
Now Hear This, Season 3
PBS National Premiere, presented by Great Performances
"Amy Beach: American Romantic"
April 8, 2022, 9:00pm/8:00pm Central – Episode Info
"Florence Price and the American Migration"
April 15, 2022, 9:00pm/8:00pm Central – Episode Info
"Aaron Copland: Dean of American Music"
April 22, 2022, 9:00pm/8:00pm Central – Episode Info
"New American Voices"
April 29, 2022, 9:00pm/8:00pm Central – Episode Info
Now Hear This is a new four-part docu-series presented by Great Performances that merges music, storytelling, travel and culture. After the success of the first two seasons, Now Hear This Season 3 is premiering on PBS stations nationwide and streaming online.
Colorado College Summer Music Festival
June 14, 2022, 7:30pm
Scott Yoo conducts Bruch’s Concerto for Viola and Clarinet with violist Toby Appel and clarinetist Jon Manasse. Works by Brahms and Stravinsky round out the program.
July 22-30, 2022
Join Scott Yoo and over 100 artists in Festival Mozaic’s 2022 summer season, featuring 28 events in nine days.
Franck - Symphony in D
Mexico City Philharmonic
September 24, 2022, 6:00pm
September 25, 2022, 12:30pm
Scott Yoo conducts Cesar Franck’s Symphony in D minor and Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto with the Mexico City Philharmonic.
The goal of Now Hear This is very simple – to make sure that people try out classical music and give it a chance. It used to be extremely popular at one point, and we’re still human beings – there’s no reason why people shouldn’t get the most out of life, and if you want to get the most out of life, part of it is getting the most out of music.