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Next concert: 12th October 2022, Cadogan Hall. Find out more here.

The Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra is Britain’s leading orchestra for young musicians

The Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra is Britain’s leading orchestra for young musicians on the threshold of their professional careers. It provides invaluable experience to those who are studying or have recently completed their training, but are not yet established in the profession.

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Unlike many similar organisations in Europe and the USA, this orchestra does not benefit from any government subsidy. We receive no public funding of any sort and are therefore entirely dependent on the generosity of individuals, charitable foundations and corporate sponsors.

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Next auditions

The next round of auditions will take place in 2024.

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Our Influence over the years

There is not an orchestra in the British Isles that doesn’t contain alumni of the YMSO. As a testament to how influential they feel their time at YMSO was, many of them return to the orchestra to tutor at rehearsals and also advise.

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Lord Menuhin

"these students represent the next generation of orchestral musicians who will continue our great classical tradition into the new millennium. The orchestra needs all your encouragement and support."

Lord Menuhin
President 1993-1999

 

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On 7th December, we were delighted to join the English National Ballet Philharmonic for a day of side-by-side rehearsals ahead of their upcoming production of Glazunov's Raymonda! What a brilliant experience for the 26 YMSO musicians involved and the perfect way to round off a fantastic year of music making.

Many thanks to everyone at the ENB who made us feel so welcome.

📷: Amber Hunt
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Final rehearsal ahead of our concert tonight at 7.30pm!

Limited tickets available: www.sjss.org.uk/book?873621435
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Does James still wear a outrageous dinner jackets for the concerts ??

Some fantastic pictures of last night’s rehearsal at St John’s Smith Square ahead of our concert tomorrow with brilliant soloist Rustam Khanmurzin 🎹

Limited number of tickets still available here (book now to avoid disappointment!):
www.sjss.org.uk/book?873621435

📷: Beastly Studios
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If only I still lived in London! Good luck