NYO 2014 hit the ground running, with two monumentally challenging works in their first concert. Mahler’s heartwrenching Fifth Symphony and Larry Goves’ The Rules which harnesses the electric energy of a huge orchestra. This concert was classic NYO at its most powerful, exciting best.
For Spring 2014, with Thomas Ades' Asyla and Richard Strauss' Ein Heldenleben, NYO 2014 presented two powerful stories about standing out from the crowd – and getting lost in it.
This summer, with the help of Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Lutoslawski, the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain is set to prove how explosively exciting classical music can be.