Sacramento Youth Symphony on steps

As our spring travel season comes to a close, we’d thought it’d be nice to travel back in time to highlight a memorable spring performance tour of Europe, courtesy of the Sacramento Youth Symphony Orchestra from California.

This youth orchestra spent 10 days traveling around Europe and performing in Salzburg, Prague and Vienna. In between performances, the group experienced the culture, the sights and the cuisine of some of the world’s most musically-inspired cities.

The group performed at the following venues:

• Carabinieri Hall of the Salzburger Residenz
• Dvorak Hall of the Rudolfinum
• Chapel of the Schonbrunn Palace

A highlight for most on this international music tour was a walking tour of Salzburg, which included a stop at Mozart’s birthplace, the Mozartplatz, the Cathedral, Pegasus Fountain and the stunning Mirabell Gardens.

Here are a few more highlights…

Orchestra director and ensemble members standing and smiling on stage while holding flowers

Sacramento Youth Symphony dressed in black and smiling together on building steps

Sacramento Youth Symphony cheering on stone steps with arms in the air

Two passengers smiling for the camera

Ensemble members lined up and holding their instruments on a spiral staircase, posing for the camera

Violinist smiling off-camera while seated among the rest of the ensemble

Double-bassist playing in a town square

Sacramento Youth Symphony performing in a church

St. Francis of Assisi Church, Vienna


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