AYO - Beethoven 9th Symphony

Whats On

Join us in this exciting concert celebrating Auckland Youth Orchestra’s 75th anniversary! Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden (Grant us Thy Peace) performed by the Auckland Youth Choir, conducted by David Squire.

The work is a graceful and romantic prayer for peace. Guilmant: Symphony No. 1 for Organ & Orchestra Soloist: Nicholas Forbes. This flamboyant symphony is Guilmant’s most popular work! Beethoven: Symphony No.9 with Auckland Youth Choir, directed by David Squire, and well-known soloists Morag Atchison, Catrin Johnsson, Jack Bourke and James Harrison.

A performance of this symphony can never be an ordinary event – and it includes the famous “Ode to Joy”.

MUSIC DIRECTOR, AYO - Antun Poljanich MUSIC DIRECTOR, AYC - David Squire Auckland Youth Orchestra (est. 1948) AYO is a full symphony orchestra comprised of 75 of Auckland's most talented young musicians (ages 14-26). For 75 years it has been training musicians in the skills of orchestral playing, bridging the gap between high school orchestras and adult professional ensembles.

How to Find Us
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Whangarei Anglican, Whangarei

Event Dates

Saturday 14 October 2023