Introducing Olivia McClendon, ICP Coordinator!

This season, BYSO invited Olivia McClendon to join its team of administrative staff. Olivia is integral in support of the Intensive Community Program, BYSO’s rigorous string instrument training program, which serves students from populations underrepresented in BYSO and in the classical music field in general. “What drew me to ICP immediately was the thought of […]

Spotlight on Lidiya Yankovskaya

You may recognize Lidiya Yankovskaya as Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master of the BYSO Opera Chorus, but Lidiya is known throughout Boston for her superb work in opera and classical music. Currently the Artistic Director of Juventas New Music Ensemble and Music Director of Commonwealth Lyric Theater, Lidiya also works with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus […]

Federico Cortese to Receive Prestigious Thomas M. Menino Award from Friends of the Italian Cultural Center of Boston

Each year, Friends of the Italian Cultural Center of Boston, Inc. (FICCB) awards the Thomas M. Menino Award to members of Boston’s Italian-American community who have made an outstanding contribution toward the preservation and promotion of Italian heritage and culture. This year, FICCB is pleased to announce that Federico Cortese, Music Director for the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, […]