2018 Chamber Series
The National Youth Orchestra of China will return in 2018 to present the NYO-China Chamber Series, a training residency and concert tour centered around the craft and performance of chamber music. For two weeks in July, twenty musicians recruited from existing NYO-China alumni will gather in China to rehearse a selection of great works in the chamber music repertoire under the direction of a small faculty of teaching artists. Students and mentors will then join each other onstage to present their prepared works through a series of concerts held in major performance halls across China. Smaller chamber arrangements will also perform in various outreach events held at schools and other public spaces throughout each stop on tour.
The NYO-China Chamber Series is meant to provide its members with an especially focused and intimate musical experience. During the residency, students will benefit from both extended private instruction and increased rehearsal time spent in dialogue with their peers and teachers. Thereafter, the concert tour will provide numerous and varied opportunities for meaningful engagement with their listeners. In combination, these commitments will emphasize the necessity of open, honest relationships in music making, as well as the power of the connections that result from it.
More details about the faculty, residency, concert tour, and admissions process will be released soon.