On Sunday 21st April the BlueScope Youth Orchestra, from the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music in Australia, is performing an hour-long concert at 12pm. This is the Orchestra’s first tour to Greece, where the Orchestra is performing in Athens, Nafplion, Tripoli, Patras and Volos, as part of a 14-day tour.
The Youth Orchestra has 30 musicians aged from 14 to 20 years of age, and is conducted by Nigel Edwards, a graduate of the Royal Northern College Manchester in the UK. The Orchestra gets it’s unique name from the steel company that provides financial sponsorship enabling the Orchestra to flourish.
In the past ten years the BlueScope Youth Orchestra has embarked on four international tours to Europe, touring Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Hungary, Austria, and Slovenia.