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"Lifting the Cone of Silence From Black Composers" by George E. Lewis for the New York Times, featuring the YSO's 1970 commission of Alvin Singleton's "Mestizo II"


July 3, 2020

The Yale Symphony Orchestra (YSO) stands for equality, equity and empathy between its membership and all citizens worldwide.


June 3, 2020
It stands for respect, the ability to listen, share, and be kind. The YSO stands united in our support of our black brothers and sisters, and hopes for meaningful change toward equity, the end of... more

Announcing the Winners of the 2020 William Waite Concerto Competition


February 6, 2020
On January 25th, nine finalists presented their finest artistry before a panel of judges to vie for the opportunity to perform a concerto with the Yale Symphony in 2020-21. After an impressive and... more