On Saturday’s program we highlight winners from the 2017 Midwest Young Artists (MYA) Conservatory Concerto Competition at Pick-Staiger Hall in Evanston. The featured winners include pianist George Dalianis, a sophomore at Maine South High School and violinist Karisa Chiu, a home-schooled senior in high school. Both George and Karisa performed concertos along with the MYA Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Allan Dennis.
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16, by Edvard Grieg
III. Allegro moderato molto e marcato
Performed by George Dalianis, Maine South High School sophomore, piano, and the MYA Symphony Orchestra
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77, by Johannes Brahms
I. Allegro non troppo
Karisa Chiu, home school senior, violin, and the MYA Symphony Orchestra