Our 60th anniversary season will feature five debuts, four encore performances, and eight world premieres in an artistically rich and dynamic year of new beginnings. We will present the first saxophonist to join the YCA roster in its 60-year history, and new compositions written by six YCA composers. A celebratory Gala Evening will conclude the season, bringing together many extraordinary artists, from YCA’s past and present for a special tribute to our Guest of Honor, YCA Founder, Susan Wadsworth.
Our young musicians are passionate about sharing extraordinary music. We look forward to sharing our celebratory Sixtieth Season with you!
YCA is pleased to announce new Membership Levels, giving you access to the best tickets and numerous opportunities to support and get to know the artists on our roster. Learn More
COVID 19 UPDATE: To our live audience: we will closely follow recommendations regarding social distancing and public events, and are ready to make necessary adjustments to ensure your safety. We will be flexible with tickets, allowing exchanges and refunds as needed. Additionally, you can Watch from Home! This season, nearly every YCA concert will be broadcast live. Please join us for an unforgettable season of live performance.
A Note to our Washington, DC Patrons: YCA has postponed fall concerts scheduled for the Kennedy Center. We have reserved three dates at the Terrace Theater for the spring (February 25, March 24, April 26), and will decide in the fall whether we can present a spring concert season for 2021 in Washington, DC. Stay tuned!
“Young Concert Artists’ track record for spotting the best new talent in classical music is legendary.”
– The New York Times
ALBERT CANO SMIT, PIANO
Wednesday, October 21 at 7:30 PM
Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall
“What I really love about this program are the unexpected connections I continue to discover in works by six vastly different composers. This music is so alive and makes me feel understood at a level I can’t find anywhere else. Performing this program is an honor and a responsibility, as well as an absolute joy.”