2017 Symphonic session
The Mediterranean Youth Orchestra (MYO) organise symphonic orchestra training session designed to young future professional musicians from the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region and from the Mediterranean willing to have a professional experience of orchestral life in rehearsals, concert and on tour. Every year, almost 500 musicians have an audition. Some one hundred young musicians representing 20 or so different nationalities hired to attend the MYO's sessions. Young musicians receive a high-level training by professional orchestral musicians, work on the repertoire's symphonic masterpieces under the baton of prestigious conductors and benefit from the presence of the artists in residence at the Festival d'Aix.
In 2017, Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the traditional MYO symphonic session alongside professional musicians from the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO).
Session dates : from 6 to 29 July 2017
Conductor : Pablo Heras-Casado
Assistant conductor : Quentin Hindley
Coaching : London Symphony Orchestra (LSO)
Solist: Virgine Verrez (mezzo-soprano)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade - Symphonic Suite, op. 35
Maurice Ravel, Scheherazade
Christina Athinodorou, Votrys
The Mediterranean Youth Orchestra organise annual auditions in 20 or so cities in the Mediterranean with the help of differents national youth orchestras partners to hire the finest classical musicians of the Mediterranean basin.
PARTNERS OF THE AUDITIONS
Darius Milhaud Conservatory of Aix-en-Provence • Conservatory of Grand Avignon • Pierre Barbizet Conservatory of Marseille • Pierre Cochereau Conservatory of Nice • Conservatory of Toulon Provence Méditerranée
In the Mediterranean
ALBANIA University of Arts of Tirana - Art Academy • ALGERIA National Higher Institute of Music in Algiers (INSM) • CROATIA Zagreb Academy of Music • EGYPT Cairo Academy of Arts • GREECE National Conservatory of Athens / State Conservatory of Thessaloniki / University of Macedonia - Department of Music science & Art • ITALY Milan Conservatory • LEBANON Ghassan Yammine Arts School in Beirut / Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of music • MALTA ARC Research and Consultancy • MOROCCO Moroccan Philharmonic Orchestra • MONACO Prince Rainier III Academy • PORTUGAL Lisbon Higher School of Music • SLOVENIA Academy of Music of the University of Ljubljana • TUNISIA Higher Institute of Music of Tunis / Higher Institute of Music of Sfax
Recruitment in cooperation with different national youth orchestras
Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra • CYPRUS
Joven Orquesta Nacional de España (JONDE) • SPAIN
Malta Youth Orchestra • MALTA
Palestine Youth Orchestra / Edward Said National Conservatory of Music • PALESTINE
Turkish National Youth Orchestra • TURKEY