Nottingham Youth Orchestra perform celebration of Russian music

Over 200 young musicians from West Bridgford and Nottinghamshire will be performing in a celebration of Russian music on Saturday 9th March at The Royal Concert Hall.

Talented Nottingham pianist Jeneba Kanneh-Mason, a category finalist in BBC Young Musician 2018, joins Nottingham Youth Orchestra to perform Tchaikovsky’s popular First Piano Concerto.

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The youth orchestra’s young musicians come from over 50 local schools and colleges, attracted by exceptional opportunities at a time when instrumental provision is declining. Clarinettists Teah from Bingham and Maya from Wollaton Park have played in NYO since 2014. “Our concerts are always exciting: we get to showcase beautiful repertoire in amazing venues.”

The concert reflects NYO’s high standards: in addition to the Tchaikovsky, Senior orchestra will perform Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite; Intermediate and Training orchestras will play music from The Planets and Swan Lake. Before the concert, and in the interval, the Jazz Orchestra will perform near the buffet bar.

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This youthful, exuberant Russian Gala concert starts at 7 pm.

Contact the Box Office for tickets: 0115 989 5555 www.trch.co.uk.

Concessions available for families, students and registered unwaged. Full details available at www.nottinghamyouthorchestra.org

School groups (Year 5+) can have up to 20 free tickets + additional tickets for support staff by emailing Paula Watt: administrator@nottinghamyouthorchestra.org