WYA Chamber Orchestra performs in Madrid for World Youth Day!

The young musicians with Alexis Kende, Director of Cultural Programs

The WYA Chamber Orchestra, composed of talented young musicians that are “committed to excellence in the experience of dignity through music” will be performing in several places around Madrid for this year’s World Youth Day (August 16th- August 21st).

Here’s a detailed schedule of their performances:

Tuesday, August 16th

Event: WYA Chamber Orchestra musicians will perform during a Lectio Divina service for a small group of Latin American youth. Following the service, the orchestra musicians and a youth choir from St. Lucia will present a short concert program.

Location: Parque del Retiro (Retiro Park) (Stand # 29)

Paseo del Duque Fernán Núñez, 28009 Madrid

Time: 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m.



Wednesday, August 17th

Event: WYA Chamber Orchestra musicians will perform during a Lectio Divina service for a larger group of Latin American youth. Bishop Diego Padron will speak.

Location: Iglesia de Santo Domingo el Real de los Padres Dominicos

Calle Claudio Coello Number 141, 28006 Madrid

Time: 8:30p.m.-10:00p.m.



Thursday, August 18th

Event: WYA Chamber Orchestra musicians will perform background music at a private cocktail reception and dinner for 65 US bishops. This is a closed event, by invitation only.

Address: Hotel Melia Galgos, Salón Castellana

Claudio Coello 139, 28006 Madrid

Time: 9:30p.m.-11:00p.m.



Friday, August 19th

Event: WYA Chamber Orchestra musicians will perform at “Music and Lectio Divina”, a large stadium event featuring a variety of musicians and speakers organized by the American Bible Society.

Address: Palacio de Deportes, “Love and Life Center”

Avenida de Felipe II s/n

28009, Madrid

Time: 9:00p.m.-10:30p.m.



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*WYA Chamber Orchestra musicians will also perform at the Palacio de Deportes during:

  • Morning masses with the Sisters of Life (Wednesday-Friday, August 17-19).
  • Afternoons at the WYA Chamber Orchestra booth (Tuesday-Friday, August 16-19).

Want to hear a taste of what they’ll be offering at WYD? See the Orchestra’s Youtube Channel!