• Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall (map)
  • 2770 East International Avenue
  • Fresno, CA, 93730
  • United States

Our Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (YPO) accompanies soloists from the three-day international Cello|Fresno festival.

Our own music director, Dr. Thomas Loewenheim, performs the Pfitzner Cello Concerto.
Guest artist Clive Greensmith performs the Hermann Cello Concerto.

And competition winners perform the Goltermann Capriccio Opus 24 (for cellists under 18) and the Paganini "Moses" Variations (cellists 18 and older).

Both Thomas Loewenheim and Emilio Colón will conduct.


Benjamin Godard: Berceusefrom “Jocelyn” (arr. Cara Elise Colón)   Andantino
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: German Dance (arr. Cara Elise Colón) Allegretto
Sebastián Yradier: La Paloma (arr. Cara Elise Colón)   Moderato
—2017 CELLO │ FRESNO Junior Cello Ensemble, Cara Elise Colón, conductor

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: The Hebrides Overture, Op. 26 (arr. Emilio Colón) Allegro con Brio
—2017 CELLO │ FRESNO Senior Cello Ensemble, Emilio Colón, conductor

Georg Goltermann: Capriccio, Op. 24    Vivace
—Winner of the 2017 CELLO │ FRESNO Concerto Competition Junior Division

Niccolo Paganini: Variazioni di bravura on a theme from Moses by Rossini, (arr. Emilio Colón) Introduction: Adagio – Theme: Tempo di Marcia – Variations
—Winner of the 2017 CELLO │ FRESNO Concerto Competition Senior Division


Hans Pfitzner: Cello Concerto in A minor Andante molto sostenuto – Allegro, Adagio molto tranquillo – Allegro – Andante molto sostenuto
—Thomas Loewenheim, cello

Pál Hermann: Cello ConcertoAllegro cantabile
—Clive Greensmith, cello

Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall