Caracas Youth Symphony Orchestra Tours Asian Countries

Caracas, Oct 19. -Caracas Youth Symphony Orchestra will begin on Friday a new international tour in Asia with a repertoire of Latin American and universal music, reported the press.The National Center of Performing Arts of Beijing, China's capital, will host the first presentation of the Venezuelan orchestra, who will perform Symphony No. 3 with organ by French Camille Saint-Saens; and Symphony No. 10, by the Russian Dimitri Shostakovich.

Caracas Youth Symphony Orchestra will continue its journey on October 25 at the Center of the Arts in Seoul, South Korea, where it will offer a concert with the Youth Symphony orchestra of this nation with pieces by Ludwig van Beethoven.

On Wednesday 26, they will close the tour at Ewha University performing compositions by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Latin American musicians Arturo Marquez and Alberto Ginastera.

Caracas Youth Symphony Orchestra is comprised by 170 young people between 14 and 25 years old and its currently director is maestro Dietrich Paredes.

Last month, it was applauded by the public in Norway during the first Bergen International Festival and in the Academy of Music in Oslo. (Prensa Latina)