APRIL 2014

The European Union Youth Orchestra publishes its list of Europe’s greatest young musicians, as it announces its new 2014/15 orchestra

Today, the European Union Youth Orchestra announced its 2014/2015 orchestra of 140 players – drawn from all 28 EU Member States. Over 3,000 of Europe’s finest young musicians auditioned for a place in this year’s orchestra, which tours internationally twice annually. With most players aged between 19 and 25, the European Union Youth Orchestra has acquired a reputation, over almost forty years, as Europe’s leading youth orchestra, performing under the baton of current Music Director, Maestros Vladimir Ashkenazy, and previous Music Directors Claudio Abbado and Bernard Haitink. Read more