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2018 Playlist #02


As part of our 2018 Usher Hall season we are delighted to welcome an extraordinary collection of hugely talented young musicians from all over the world.

Photo: NYO Canada

Visiting orchestras include the The Orchestra of the Americas, the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, the Colburn School Orchestra, the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of the USA and our own National Youth Orchestra of Scotland

On top of that, the internationally acclaimed National Youth Choir of Scotland is in residency performing at the Opening Concert in Haydn’s The Creation, Humperdinck’s Hansel & Gretel, a special matinee concert conducted by the Choir’s co-founder Christopher Bell and the closing concert, Mahler’s transcendental Eighth Symphony.

Press play below to hear them all in action!

As part of this celebration of young talent we are inviting young people under 18 years old to come along to the concerts in the carousel below completely free of charge!

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