NYOS Junior Orchestra

After careful consideration and with great sadness, we have taken the decision to cancel all our summer courses and concerts due to the on-going situation with the COVID-19 outbreak. Full details here 

Although we are celebrating revolutionaries, some composers prove that revolution is not the only path to success. Max Bruch resisted the many exciting musical developments that occurred during his long life, from serialism to the birth of jazz, composing in a resolutely German Romantic style for his entire life, yet his Violin Concerto No.1 has remained one of the most beloved pieces in the repertoire since its premiere. We are joined by wonderful violinist Iona McDonald, leader of the 2017 NYOS Symphony Orchestra and the most recent winner of the NYOS Colin MacLean Bursary.

This exciting year culminates with a performance of the complete Alexander Borodin’s Second Symphony, marking only the second time that NYOS Junior Orchestra has performed an entire symphony. Guiding the Junior Orchestra through this wonderful programme is maestro Catherine Larsen-Maguire, who returns to NYOS after conducting the Senior Orchestra in 2018.


Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1

Alexander Borodin: Symphony No.2 (Listen on Spotify)


Catherine Larsen-Maguire


Iona McDonald (Violin)


25 July 2020 / 18:00 at New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

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Full Price: £15 | Concession: £10 | Under 26: for £6

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