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Scott Yoo conducts Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique Symphony and Rachmaninoff’s Isle of the Dead in the celebration of Mexico’s Day of the Dead.
Scott Yoo makes his final 2019 appearances with the Mexico City Philharmonic in two performances of Bruckner’s titanic Eighth Symphony.
Pianist Anna Polonsky and cellist Bion Tsang perform Britten’s Cello Sonata. Scott Yoo joins them in Mendelssohn’s first Piano Trio.
Scott Yoo leads the Mexico City Philharmonic in Sibelius’ first symphony, and the world premiere of a new work by composer Marcela Rodríguez.
Mexico City Philharmonic Concertmaster Erika Dobosiewicz performs the Brahms Violin Concerto on this all-Brahms program.
Scott Yoo conducts the mammoth Sixth Symphony by Gustav Mahler in three concerts with the Mexico City Philharmonic.
Mexico City Philharmonic Concertmaster Erika Dobosiewicz performs the Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2 on this all-Prokofiev program featuring the Fifth Symphony.
Violist Ben Ullery, cellist Jonah Kim, bassist Susan Cahill, and violinists Scott Yoo and Jason Uyeyama perform Dvořák’s Bass Quintet at Festival Mozaic.
The Mexico City Philharmonic returns to the Cervantino Festival to perform Shostakovich’s epic 11th Symphony. Gabriela Herrera returns to sing Strauss’ Four Last Songs.
Scott Yoo conducts Shostakovich’s Eleventh Symphony in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Tlateloco Massacre in Mexico City. Anabel de la Mora joins in Strauss’ Four Last Songs.
Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio returns to the Mexico City Philharmonic to perform the second Brahms Piano Concerto. The Philharmonic concludes the program with Respighi’s Pines of Rome.
Scott Yoo, Aurelia Duca, Maurycy Banaszek, Jonah Kim, and Michael Katz perform Schubert’s landmark Cello Quintet.
Scott Yoo leads the Festival Mozaic Orchestra in Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks, Ginastera’s Variaciones Concertantes, and Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony.
Virtuoso pianist Anna Polonsky joins Scott Yoo and the Festival Mozaic Orchestra in Mozart’s 19th Piano Concerto. The program concludes with Mozart’s 31st Symphony and Haydn’s Clock Symphony.
The Festival Mozaic performs the first Suite from Handel’s Water Music, and Joseph Brent performs two Vivaldi Mandolin Concertos.
Cellist Bion Tsang returns to the Mexico City Philharmonic to perform the Enesco Symphonie Concertante. Scott Yoo leads Saint-Saëns’ Third Symphony.
Japanese violinist Fumiaki Miura makes his first appearance with the Mexico City Philharmonic in Britten’s Violin Concerto. Scott Yoo conducts Sibelius’ Seventh.
Soprano Gabriela Herrera, mezzo soprano Maria Luisa Tamez, tenor Alan Pingarron, and bass-baritone Carsten Wittmoser join Scott Yoo, the Mexico City Philharmonic, and the Philharmonic Chorus in a free concert of Beethoven’s Ninth for an estimated 25,000 people at the Zocalo in Mexico City.
Anna Polonsky returns to the Mexico City Philharmonic to perform Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto. Scott Yoo conducts Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony.
Pianist John Novacek, Scott Yoo, violist Jessica Chang, and cellist Jonah Kim perform Fauré’s Second Piano Quartet. Flutist Alice K. Dade and harpist Meredith Clark join in Albert Roussel’s Serenade.
Pianist Orion Weiss performs Tchaikovsky’s first Piano Concerto and Scott Yoo conducts Pictures at an Exhibition. The Philharmonic also performs the world premiere of a new work by Michael Fine.
Scott Yoo leads Pelleas and Melisande, as written by Fauré and Schoenberg.
Scott Yoo leads the Mexico City Philharmonic in their first concerts in the newly-refurbished Sala Silvestre Revueltas. John Novacek makes his first appearances with the Philharmonic in Gershwin’s Piano Concerto.
Scott Yoo is joined by his Festival Mozaic colleagues: violist Jessica Oudin, cellist Jonah Kim, bassist Susan Cahill, and pianist John Novacek in the rarely-performed Vaughan Williams Piano Quintet.
The Festival Mozaic Orchestra and Scott Yoo perform Strauss’s Metamorphosen and Mendelssohn’s Reformation Symphony. Virtuoso clarinetist Romie de Guise-Langlois performs Copland’s Clarinet Concerto.
Scott Yoo compares and contrasts Mozart’s 40th Symphony and Beethoven’s First Symphony with the Festival Mozaic Orchestra.
Scott Yoo plays and conducts Astor Piazzolla’s Four Seasons, arranged by Leonid Desyatnikov, with the Festival Mozaic Orchestra.
Scott Yoo conducts Bruckner’s Seventh with the Mexico City Philharmonic at the National Conservatory.
Scott Yoo conducts Mendelssohn’s Fifth Symphony, and Bion Tsang performs Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme.
Scott Yoo leads the Orchestra Philharmonique de Radio France as Jean-François Zygel explains Mozart.
Scott Yoo conducts Beethoven’s Eighth Symphony in the iconic Chapultepec Castle in central Mexico City.
Scott Yoo plays and conducts Bach’s First Violin Concerto and Vivaldi’s famed Four Seasons with the Mexico City Philharmonic.