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A Concert for Peace
February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm$15 – $20
Join us at the Union County Performing Arts Center located at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway on Saturday, February 26 at 7:30 p.m. for the New Jersey Youth Symphony’s A Concert for Peace: Marvin Hamlisch’s Anatomy of Peace and Leonard Bernstein’s Symphony No. 1 Jeremiah. As we enter a new year full of hope, together we celebrate peace and the joy of music.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students/seniors. FAMILY PACK 5 tickets for $50. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Can’t make it to the concert? WATCH THE LIVESTREAM HERE.
Based on a book by Emery Reves, Anatomy of Peace is the one-movement symphonic suite by Marvin Hamlisch embracing the central theme of reconciliation and world peace. A Lindermann Young Artist at the MET, Cierra Byrd is the featured soloist in Leonard Bernstein’s Jeremiah Symphony. The award-winning New Jersey Youth Chorus joins the NJYS Youth Symphony in what is sure to be a moving concert tribute to the ideals of peace and how we can transform our world into one that is more equal, more just, equitable, inclusive, sustainable, and harmonious.
BERNSTEIN: Symphony No. 1, ‘Jeremiah’ for Orchestra and Mezzo-Soprano
HAMLISCH: Anatomy of Peace, Symphonic Suite in One Movement
Cierra Byrd, Mezzo-Soprano
New Jersey Youth Chorus
NJYS Youth Symphony
Helen H. Cha-Pyo, Conductor
CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. All UCPAC patrons 12 and over must show proof of either full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of entry. Negative test results are not required for patrons under 12 years of age. All patrons are required to wear masks at all times while in the theatre, except while actively eating or drinking. Masks are not required for patrons under 2 years of age.