Europe Day 2018

Today 9 May 2018, a group of EUYO musicians are performing in Alicante as part of 2018 Europe Day celebrations. The EUIPO presents the annual Europe Day concert in Alicante, which will take place in the ADDA concert hall in the city at 20:00. This year marks the eighth edition of the concert, held to commemorate the anniversary of the Schuman Declaration. The musicians will then travel to Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Montevideo with performances at Ibirapuera AuditoriumCCK Concert Hall and Teatro SolisThe musicians will be led by EUYO alumni and previous concertmaster Sarah Sew. Programme listed below:


      Part 1 - Ceremony         

George Frideric Handel

The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba


Part 2 - Remembrance 

Henryk Górecki

3 pieces in the old style, Piece III


Arvo Pärt

In Memorium

Benjamin Britten


Part 3 - Spirit, Dance


Nikos Skalkottas

2 Greek dances

Epirotikos and Kleftikos


Jean-Philippe Rameau

Chaconne from Dardanus


Francesco Geminiani

La Folia


Béla Bartók

Romanian Dances


Part 4 Celebration

Antonio Vivaldi

Summer from the Four Seasons


Local compositions 



Ludwig van Beethoven

Ode to Joy

The European Hymn


Performed as part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage

#Ode2Joy Challenge