On 11 November 2018 the European Union Youth Orchestra, together with their Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko, performed at the foot of the Arc de Triomphe during a ceremony marking the centenary of the end of World War I in front of 84 Heads of State and world leaders, and a live television audience of millions. The ceremony was overseen by President Macron and organised by France's Mission du centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale.
The EUYO was honoured to share the stage with musical legends Angélique Kidjo, Renaud Capuçon and Yo Yo Ma.
Sunday 11th November 2018, 11:00
The Armistice Day 100 Years Anniversary Ceremony
Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysees
Vasily Petrenko Conductor
Maurice Ravel Boléro