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Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra – April in Paris

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - April 28 @ 5:00 pm


The Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra’s “April in Paris” Concert Weekend will feature performances in Mariposa and Yosemite National Park on Saturday April 27 at 7 PM and Sunday 28 as a 2 PM matinee. Founding Music Director/Conductor Les Marsden will conduct Hector Berlioz’s “Roman Carnival Overture,” Maurice Ravel’s “Valses Nobles et Sentimentales,” and Berlioz’s remarkable “Symphonie Fantastique.”

The Saturday, April 27th 7 PM concert will be held in the Grandpa Doug Pearse Student Center at the Mariposa Alternative Education campus (formerly Mariposa Middle School) at 5171 Silva Road in Bootjack.  Advance tickets are available now and are priced at $10/Adults and $8/Students.  Advance tickets are strongly urged as the prices at the door increase to $15/Adults and $10/Students.

The Sunday, April 28th 2 PM matinee concert is scheduled for the Garden Terrace (room) at Yosemite Valley Lodge, located at 9000 Yosemite Valley (Northside) Drive near Yosemite Falls. Though a free concert, a $10 per person donation is suggested. The Yosemite Reservations System will be in effect that weekend, so those planning to drive private vehicles to the park for the concert must obtain advance reservations in addition to paying the Park Entrance Fee at the gate(s). For reservations, go to https://rec.gov  – and create an account. See “sign-in/log-in” in the upper right of screen. Once signed in, go to https://www.recreation.gov/timed-entry/10086745/ticket/10086746  Enter the date: April 28, 2024 – then follow the instructions.