Considered among the greatest conductors of all time, Sir Simon Rattle leads a brand new youth orchestra. This February, he conducts the 100-piece mixed-ability Young Orchestra for London in two landmark performances at the Barbican Centre and Southbank Centre.
Young Orchestra for London is a joint education project between Southbank Centre and Barbican Guildhall in collaboration with the London Symphony Orchestra. It forms part of the Berliner Philharmoniker’s 2015 London Residency.
To join, you must meet the criteria on the website, including:
You are aged between 11 and 21
You are Grade 3 standard or above (you don’t have to have taken the exam)
You live or go to school in one of the 33 Boroughs in London
You play an orchestral instrument
To apply for the Young Orchestra for London please fill out the online application form by 12 noon on Friday 5 December 2014.