2020 Projects

  • Happy Birthday Ludwig!

    We know that he was born in December 1770. We also know that he was baptized on December 17th. We don't know for sure that he was born on December 16th, but we do need a date to celebrate. So today, we celebrate Beethoven's Birthday with a collection of our favourite recent and not so recent perf... Read more »

  • European Cultural Brand of the Year 2020

    The EUYO received the European Cultural Brand of the year 2020 award during the 15th European Cultural Brand Award gala ceremony that took place in the Nikolaisaal Potsdam on 26 November 2020. Current EUYO member Malin Grass and EUYO Alumnus Timo Tromp represented the Orchestra in person, receivi... Read more »

  • Grafenegg Autumn Residency Concert Stream

    Grafenegg Autumn Concert Stream 12 November 2020, 20.00 CET A special moment on stage, shared by 85 EUYO members who managed to come together from all over the EU and the UK to safely rehearse and perform at the Orchestra's Summer Home and Principal Venue Partner, Grafenegg. Conducted by Marin ... Read more »

  • European Heritage Awards Ceremony

    The EUYO teamed up once again with its invaluable partner Europa Nostra to open the European Heritage Awards Ceremony on 10 November at 17.00 with a special online performance of the European Anthem.    Read more »

  • Grafenegg Autumn 2020 Residency and Concert - Anniversary Celebrations Applauding the UN at 75

    The EUYO is delighted to announce a 10 day autumn residency with our summer home & principal venue partner Grafenegg. Read more »

  • The EUYO Ferrara Chamber Academy

    The EUYO Ferrara Chamber Academy focuses on chamber music teaching and performance, and includes an interesting pan-European and national element in the combining of professional and young players from Europe and the EU as both teachers and performers, as well as specific opportunities for young ... Read more »

  • European Music Gallery Festival 2020

    A European Festival of physically-distanced chamber and ensemble music, performed, streamed live or recorded, involving 282 EUYO members, alumni and guests from all 27 EU Member States & the UK.  All live streams and broadcasting links will be made available on this page on the day.   Read more »

  • Digital Summer Residency 2020

    The Digital Summer Residency 2020 will run for three weeks between 19 July and 7 August for the Orchestra’s Summer Tour 2020 Orchestra. Using the EUYO’s newly launched EUYOdigital platform, musicians will take part in activities including sectional masterclasses with world-class EUYO tutors and E... Read more »

  • Europe Day Hang Out

    EUYO’s After-Concert Hangout Lounge   Read more »

  • Europe Day 2020 Concert

    ‘Hope through Music’ 112 musicians, 30 countries, and the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration Full Programme Details Here   Read more »

  • 2020 Spring Tour

    The EUYO’s planned 2020 Spring residency in its home city of Ferrara and Spring concert tour of Italy and Austria were cancelled last week as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic. They are now replaced at one week’s notice by a 23 day online residency during March and April, and the launch of a new ... Read more »

  • Orchestra in Città!

    The European Union Youth Orchestra announced on 09/03/2020 the cancellation of its forthcoming Italian residency including its extensive Ferrara Orchestra in Città! community programme and concerts in Ferrara and Pavia planned for 20 March – 11 April, as a result of health reasons related to the ... Read more »

  • Opening Concert of the 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum

    The European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) has been invited to perform at the opening event of the 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum that will take place on 20 January 2020 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. The EUYO will perform the Scherzo and Finale movements from Beethoven's 9th Sym... Read more »