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Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra’s second program and Vladimir Jurowski returns to Boston

Benjamin Zander’s Philharmonic Youth Orchestra debuted at Symphony Hall last November with an especially impressive performance of Richard Strauss’s elaborately demanding autobiographical extravaganza, Ein Heldenleben (“A Hero’s Life”).
Batting a Thousand
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 22, 2013

New kids: The Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, plus BEMF’s Orfeo and the Takács Quartet

There's a shiny new band in town, conductor Benjamin Zander's Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, a 117-member ensemble consisting of New England players from 12 to 21. The inaugural concert nearly sold out Symphony Hall for an auspicious debut.

By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  November 30, 2012