The Sydney Youth Orchestra
*2019 applicants must be players aged 24 years or younger on 31 December 2018 and regularly studying with a professional instrumental teacher
Chief Conductor, Alexander Briger AO
REPERTOIRE FOR 2019
JANACEK Taras Bulba
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3
COPLAND Appalachian Spring (Orchestral Suite)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5
ELGAR Enigma Variations
PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet, Selections from Suites No 1 & 2
The Sydney Youth Orchestra presents and partners with other arts organisations such as the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs to present an annual series of concerts in leading venues across Sydney. The orchestra also tours to regional venues and festivals in across NSW and participates in high profile public events, such as Carols in the Domain and Australia Day functions.
2019 United Kingdom Tour
2017 European Tour
SYO State South Coast Hub
Musicians from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra and Opera Australia Orchestra tutor each section of the orchestra on a regular basis, an association which allows members exposure to the professional music industry alongside high quality orchestral and performance training. SYO also offers masterclasses with local and international guest artists, alongside intensive chamber music retreats and programs designed to extend and challenge our most elite musicians, incluing Daniel Hope and Zurich Chamber Orchestra.