Must See: Maui Chamber Orchestra

Historic Iao Theater • Saturday and Sunday

Maui Chamber Orchestra • photo courtesy MCO
Bryce Clearing Sky • photo courtesy MCO
Yxing Guo • photo courtesy MCO
Yiang Guo • photo courtesy MCO
Jonah Ellsworth • photo courtesy MCO

MAUI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA SHOWCASES YOUNG ARTISTS. The MCO highlights the three winners of its first ever Youth Concerto Competition at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Co-winners of the Junior Division are violinist sisters Yxing and Ylang Guo, ages 10 and 12, who hail from Oahu. Yxing will perform “Winter” from Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons.” Ylang will perform the first movement of Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major. Senior Division winner, pianist Bryce Clearing Sky from Maui, will perform the first movement of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major. Visiting rising cello phenom Jonah Ellsworth is also featured. Tickets are $27 to $55, with $10 student tickets available for ages 18 and younger in the $27 seat section. For tickets or information, visit www.mauichamberorchestra.org, go to the Historic Iao Theater box office or call 242-6969. There is also a “Talk Story” with conductor Robert E. Wills at 1:30 p.m. Sunday for interested ticketed parties.

• PHOTOS (FROM MUST SEE): Maui Chamber Orchestra (first photo), Bryce Clearing Sky (second photo), Yxing Guo (third photo), Ylang Guo (fourth photo) and Jonah Ellsworth (fifth photo), photos courtesy MCO.

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