Mediterranean Youth Orchestra

Symphonic session

As usual, the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra close its training session with a major symphonic concert in Aix-en-Provence, which will then tour around the Mediterranean. It is under the baton of chef Daniele Rustioni that young Mediterranean instrumentalists will present works by ElSaffar, Mahler and Brahms.

AIX-EN-PROVENCE (France) • Grand Théâtre de Provence • 19 July 2019 - 8pm • Conductor: Daniele Rustioni

On tour

OLLIOULES (France) Châteauvallon - Scène nationale — Amphitheatre • 20 July 2019 - 10pm • Conductor: Quentin Hindley
MOUGINS (France)Scène 55 • 21 July 2019 - 9pm • Conductor: Daniele Rustioni

Intercultural creation session

The Mediterranean Youth Orchestra also focuses on creation and intercultural exchange. Entrusted to the expert hands of saxophonist and composer Fabrizio Cassol, the intercultural creation session revolves around jazz and traditional Mediterranean music. Heirs of musical traditions and audacious creators of the Mediterranean, young Mediterranean improvisers will present a collective creation.

AIX-EN-PROVENCE (France) • Hôtel Maynier d'Oppède 18 July 2019 - 9:30pm

On tour

CASSIS (France) Camargo Foundation • 17 July 2019 - 8pm • Free on booking
AVIGNON (France)AJMi Jazz Club • 19 July 2019 - 9:15pm

Intercultural Ensemble – Orfeo & Majnun

The Mediterranean Youth Orchestra has gathered 9 musicians and improvisers in an Intercultural Ensemble hired for the European tour of Orfeo & Majnun. The tour of this opera, created on 29 June 2018 at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels (Belgium), began at the Festival d'Aix (France) on 8 July 2018 and will end in 2020 in Santa Maria da Feira (Portugal).

Intercultural Ensemble: Isabel Sokolo-Oxman (gadulka), Gandhi Saad (violin), Anwar Saidi (cello), Nada Mahmound (oud), Abdulsamet Celikel (qanun), Selahattin Kabaci (clarinet), Ghazi Kanchouch (ney and zokra), Quim Reixach-Joffre (tenora), Yanal Staiti (percussions)

On tour

VALLETTA (Malta)Mediterranean Conference Centre (Valletta 2018) • 19-20 October 2018 - 8pm
VIENNA (Austria)Wiener Konzerthaus • 10 June 2019 - 7:30pm


With the support of

Mécénat musical Société Générale
Fondation Stavros Niarchos