NYOS Symphony Orchestra Summer Tour


Claude Debussy Ibéria

Lili Boulanger D’un matin de printemps

Cecil Coles Behind the Lines 

Claude Debussy La mer

After 30 years, the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland is delighted to announce its welcome return to the Edinburgh International Festival 2018. In this, Scotland's designated Year of Young People the Festival is showcasing extraordinary young classical talents from both sides of the Atlantic and are beyond proud to be back, and part of such a remarkable line up of young talented musicians.

This extraordinary tour opens in Dundee at the glorious Caird Hall, where NYOS Symphony Orchestra perform a selection of pieces from its full summer programme. A programme, in which the orchestra explores the arresting oceanic recreations of Debussy’s iconic La mer and the alluring Spanish colours of his exotic Ibéria. In between, we have two rarely heard masterpieces from a century ago: Lili Boulanger’s impressionistic conjuring of a spring morning and a remarkable poignant work by Scottish composer Cecil Coles, written while the composer was stationed in France during the First World War.

The Symphony Orchestra is also joined for part of its summer tour by singers from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – a mix of current students and successful recent graduates – to perform an open-air concert at the Glasgow Festival 2018, a dynamic cultural festival running alongside the inaugural Glasgow 2018 European Championships. For more details please visit Glasgow2018.

Guiding the Orchestra through this experience of a lifetime, we welcome visionary conductor Paul Daniel to the podium. Lauded as one of the leading conductors of his generation, the Birmingham-born maestro has stood at the helm of some of the world’s most distinguished orchestras and opera companies over the course of his illustrious career.


Paul Daniel

6 August 2018 / 19:30 at Caird Hall, Dundee

Tickets: Full Price £16 | Concession £10 | Under 25 £5

Box Office:  01382 434940 or visit dundeebox.co.uk

7 August 2018 / 18:00 at Glasgow

Glasgow Festival 2018

Box Office: Glasgow2018.com (Full details to be announced)

9 August 2018 / 17:00 at Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Festival 2018

Tickets: Grand Circe £15 | Stalls £15

Box Office: 0131 473 2000 or visit eif.co.uk Tickets on sale from 10am, Saturday 24 March

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