World Youth Choir
30 Jul 2020 – 20 Aug 2020, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and Italy
Rehearsal session in Bonn, Germany, concerts in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Italy, Russia – 30/07 – 20/08/2020
Aim group: young singers between 17 and 26 of years
Organisers: World Youth Choir Foundation and Deutscher Musikrat (Bundesjugendorchester)
In the Summer of 2020, the World Youth Choir will have a special session in the frame of the festivities of the Beethoven Anniversary Year, joining the National Youth Orchestra of Germany (Bundesjugendorchester) for a programme with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and a commissioned work by Tan Dun called Nine.
First concert: August 8th Beethoven 2020 Gala concert with the first performance of Tan Dun’s Nine
Artistic Team: Tan Dun (US), composer of the commissioned work (will conduct the first concerts including the Gala concert in Bonn), Jörn Hinnerk Andresen (DE, conductor), and World Youth Choir Alumni as soloists
A remarkable educational and social experience at the highest artistic level, aimed at talented young singers between the ages of age 17 and 26, from all over the world.
With the help of our patrons and a local host, a WYC session is organised in a different country each year.
This session takes place over the course of 3 weeks, during which the young musical talents that compose the WYC rehearse for up to ten days and then tour in selected locations, under the direction of renowned conductors.
Deadline: 1/12/2019 (auditions will start in early September)
Jury Meeting in January 2020
Announcement of Singers: end of January 2020