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Season 10 1972-1973

Gala tenth anniversary concert held at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, October 22, 1972.

New York Times headline:  "Youth Orchestra's 10th Season Opens with a Daring Program"  (Rossini, Ravel, Beethoven's Emperor Concerto)  The review continues:  ". . . as usual, the program conceded nothing to the players’ youth and inexperience" (Allen Hughes  12/8/72)

All season performances werebroadcast live on WNYC-FM.

Assistant Conductor Gary Sheldon made début conducting Barber’s Overture to The School for Scandal.

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