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Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Chamber Concert

Daniels Pavilion

Youth Chamber
Youth Chamber
Youth Chamber
Youth Orchestra
Feb 16, 7:00pm
Daniels Pavilion 7:00pm
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Admission is free for this event

Chamber Concert

Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Radu Paponiu, conductor

Dvořák — Terzetto in C Major for Two Violins and Viola
Stamitz — String Quartet in E-flat Major for Three Violins and Cello
Grieg — String Quartet in G Minor
Beethoven — String Quartet in C Minor
Fuchs — Three Duos for Flute and Clarinet, Op. 19, No. 1
Levitan — Variations on a Ghanaian Theme for Percussion Trio
Villa-Lobos — Choros No. 2 for Flute and Clarinet

The Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra performs a variety of classical works in this performance from the NPYO Chamber Ensembles.

The Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra is generously endowed by the Schoen Family Foundation.

Youth Orchestra

Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

The Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (NPYO) is an intensive musical program that provides opportunities for accomplished middle school and high school student musicians to perform a wide-range of symphonic works under the baton of Radu Paponiu, Assistant Conductor of the Naples Philharmonic.

Learn more about the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.

Radu Paponiu

Radu Paponiu

Radu Paponiu is the assistant conductor to Andrey Boreyko and the Naples Philharmonic and director of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. A native of Romania, Radu recently completed his Master of Music degree in orchestral conducting at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where he studied with Hugh Wolff. While in Boston, Radu was also conductor apprentice with the Handel and Haydn Society, assisting Harry Christophers and Richard Egarr. Radu also served on the conducting faculty for the Juilliard School Pre-College Division in New York.

Radu furthered his studies under the guidance of Robert Spano, Larry Rachleff, Leonard Slatkin, Patrick Summers and Federico Cortese. Additionally, Radu served as assistant conductor for the Aspen Opera Theater Center’s full production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte.

Radu began his musical studies on the violin at age seven, moving on to study privately with Carmen Runceanu and Stefan Gheorghiu. After coming to the US at the invitation of the Perlman Music Program, Radu was accepted to the studio of Robert Lipsett at the Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California, where he earned both a Bachelor of Music degree and an Artist Diploma degree in violin performance. Radu was appointed assistant conductor of the American Youth Symphony in spring 2011.


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