Canberra Youth Orchestra 2019 Concert Series
Music For Canberra presents Canberra Youth Orchestra’s 2019 Concert Series. This year the Canberra Youth Orchestra (CYO) will present three concerts at Llewellyn Hall, alongside a performance with our training orchestra, the James McCusker Orchestra in April, and a guest performance at the Canberra International Music Festival in May. Details of each concert are below:
James McCusker Orchestra & Canberra Youth Orchestra
Saturday 6 April 2019
Overture Hall, Orana Steiner School, Weston
The James McCusker Orchestra and Canberra Youth Orchestra will join together to present family favourites at this first concert of 2019.
Canberra International Music Festival “Bach for all”
Sunday 12 May 2019, 11.00am
CYO will perform as part of the Canberra International Music Festival. Presenting Bach’s most memorable tunes in a family concert for young and old alongside the premiere of a newly commissioned orchestral work by CYO alumnus Bree van Reyk.
Tickets are available at Canberra International Music Festival website.
Saturday 29 June 2019, 7.30pm
Presented in collaboration with the Canberra Choral Society
Join us for Carmina Burana, one of the most popular pieces ever written for orchestra and choir. This is an unmissable occasion to experience the awe-inspiring opening movement,
O Fortuna, which continues to captivate new and familiar audiences around the world.
Concerto Competition Winner
Saturday 21 September 2019, 7.30pm
Soloist: 2019 Concerto Competition Winner
Hear one of the region’s best up-and-coming soloists supported by their peers when the 2019 Concerto Competition Winner performs their chosen concerto with CYO.
Christian Li, violin
Saturday 7 December 2019, 7.30pm
Soloist: Christian Li
This concert will feature Christian Li, the youngest ever winner of the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition Junior First Prize, who will perform Max Bruch’s sensational Violin Concerto. With Christian Li already well on the way to becoming an international talent in great demand, don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear his Australian orchestral debut with the Canberra Youth Orchestra.
Subscriptions tickets are available to the three Llewellyn Hall concerts through Ticketek.