“Our good fortune to have such an inspiring young conductor as Maestro Farkhad Khudyev. Amen!”

“Our good fortune to have such an inspiring young conductor as Maestro Farkhad Khudyev. Amen!”

May 14th, 2018 – “One of the most successful works on the afternoon’s program was a performance of Samuel Barber’s Overture to “The School for Scandal.” This difficult score was brilliantly rendered with dazzling performances by the strings, winds, brass and percussion sections. Also outstanding was a performance of “Romance” (from musical illustrations “Snowstorm) by Georgy Vasilyevich Sviridov, a work that the YMMC Honors Orchestra had premiered five years previously. It had a lovely beginning with a plaintive melody for violin and piano, later joined in by woodwinds and finally the full orchestra. It was so beautiful we didn’t want it to end. The program ended with a rousing performance of the Polonaise from Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin.”

It was a satisfying and heartwarming concert. We felt full of pride for our young musicians and for our good fortune to have such an inspiring young conductor as Maestro Farkhad Khudyev. Amen!”

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