Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra and National Youth Choir of Scotland Independence Day 2016 Encore Broadcast

July 1, 2017, 11:00 am

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On Saturday’s program, we feature selections from the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra (CYSO) and the National Youth Choir of Scotland’s (NYCoS) July 4, 2016 performance at Millennium Park in downtown Chicago. In this encore broadcast, we feature patriotic music, as well as popular American and Scottish music. Christopher Bell, Artistic Director of the NYCoS, led the orchestra and choir. For more information about CYSO, please click here. For more information about NYCoS, please click here.

  • “God Bless America,” by Irving Berlin

  • “America,” medley of Irving Berlin standards

  • Selections from West Side Story, by Leonard Bernstein

  • “Air Falalalo” and “Westering Home,” folk songs

  • “American Salute,” by Morton Gould
    “Armed Forces Salute”

  • 1812 Overture, by Pyotr Tchaikovsky

  • “America the Beautiful,” by Samuel A. Ward and Katherine Lee Bates