Young Artists of America, Inc. (YAA), founded in 2011 by operatic tenor Rolando Sanz and Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras Music Director Kristofer Sanz, presents its first performance of the 2013-2014 season, a gala concert version of Jerome Kern’s seminal musical, Show Boat, on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club. With a robust orchestra of 40 and a cast of 41 singers from 30 different area schools, this version of Show Boat will showcase lush orchestrations that highlight the operatic elements this musical’s classics, such as “Make Believe,” “Ol’ Man River” and “You Are Love.” All funds raised during the gala will be directed towards tuition subsidies to give all students, regardless of their financial situation, the ability to participate in these programs throughout the year. Eliot Pfanstiehl, CEO of Strathmore, will act as the Master of Ceremonies for the evening.
Event begins at 5:00PM
Presented by: Young Artists of America
Featured Artist(s): Young Artists of America