Shelburne teenager to perform at Symphony Hall

Sixteen-year-old cellist McKinley James, of Shelburne, will be performing with the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra (BYSO) for their 56th Season Opening Concert on Sunday, Oct. 13 at Boston’s Symphony Hall. Of the 830 BYSO applicants, only 496 were chosen. Conducted by Music Director Federico Cortese, the BYSO will perform Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 and Stravinsky’s Symphony in Three Movement. The concert will also feature a performance from musicians in BYSO’s Repertory Orchestra and Junior Repertory Orchestra.

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