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Embracing the Outdoors with Shakespeare in Yosemite

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–This year’s Shakespeare in Yosemite production, A Midsummer Yosemite’s Dream, will be performed in the Curry Village Amphitheater. Performances will be Friday, April 26 (5 pm), Saturday, April 27 (noon and 5 pm), and April 28 (noon). A discovery in the Yosemite Archives of an unproduced 1934 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is inspiring this production. This ...

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Meet the Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra Musicians

Image of Eleanor Choate, Sally Martinez, and Linnea Pierson.

MARIPOSA — Back following a 40-month COVID hiatus and led by its Founding Music Director and Conductor Les Marsden, the Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra is now fully independent in its 21st year. Its 2019-2023 18th “Season Interruptus” began in the fall of 2019, but was suspended in March 2020 due to COVID. It will now resume, eventually ending nearly four ...

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Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra is Returning

Image of the MYSO doing a performance on a mountaintop at Yosemite National Park.

MARIPOSA — After a 40-month COVID hiatus, the Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) is back in action with concerts on April 29th and 30th in Mariposa and at Tenaya Lodge in Fish Camp, led by its founding Music Director and Conductor Les Marsden. The program for the upcoming concerts will be Beethoven’s “Leonore Overture #3,” the original rarely-heard first version of ...

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The Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra Returns!

MYSO’s now-legendary 2016 concert atop 7,200-foot Glacier Point, Yosemite NP’s official commemoration of the centenary of the National Park Service (A National Park Service Photo by Al Golub;)

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra (MYSO), formerly the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra, returns to live public performances this April, following a three-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic. The concerts (specific April weekend to be announced) will be offered as a 7 p.m. Saturday evening event in the Fiester Auditorium at Mariposa County High School, and a Sunday matinee ...

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Ahwahnee Hotel to Undergo Major Upgrades

Image of the Ahwahnee Hotel.

YOSEMITE — Funded by the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), Yosemite National Park was recently awarded an approximately $31.6 million construction contract to upgrade the historic Ahwahnee Hotel. The project includes a major seismic upgrade throughout the historic hotel as well as a kitchen renovation. Kitchen project work is currently underway and work to upgrading the seismic safety will begin near ...

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