Young Person's Concert
with the Naples Philharmonic
A performance for 3rd grade students
Homeschoolers and families are welcome at the 9:45am performance, which is part of the Artis—Naples Family Concerts series. For school groups, there are both the 9:45am and an 11:45am performance. Please visit the School Programs page for ticketing information.
The Conductor’s Spellbook
Music and story by Paul Dooley
Yaniv Segal, conductor
Before becoming one of the world’s greatest stringed-instrument makers, Young Tony Stradivarius finds a magical book of spells in Daniels Pavilion and uses it to control the orchestra. A great way to introduce classical music to young audiences, The Conductor’s Spellbook focuses on the “art of science” and includes information about the science behind the music.
Yaniv Segal is the assistant conductor to Andrey Boreyko and the Naples Philharmonic and director of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. A versatile young conductor, composer and violinist who is dedicated to bringing classical music of all types to a broad and mainstream audience, he was spotlighted by Esquire magazine as a rising star who is “redefining classical music.” He also served as assistant conductor for the Krzysztof Penderecki Festival in Warsaw and assisted Bright Sheng on a recording for Naxos Records with the Hong Kong Philharmonic.
Highlights of Yaniv’s last season include recording Joy and Sorrow, a CD of new Klezmer-inspired music released on Chesky Records and HDtracks in 2015, and the premiere performances of his Rite of Spring (Redux), an arrangement of Stravinsky’s Rite for modern orchestra including electric guitar, bass guitar and saxophone.