Concert symphonique de l'Orchestre des Jeunes de la Méditerranée - Festival d'Aix 2018

2019 Symphonic session

July 5 2019 to July 25 2019
An open program to the finest young classical musicians coming from conservatoires, academies, universities and higher music institutes of the Mediterranean basin.

The symphonic session of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra (MYO) is designed to future professional classical musicians from the Mediterranean. This training session offers an intercultural experience of the orchestra life in rehearsals, concert and on tour within the stimulating frame of the Festival d'Aix. It provides a high-level musical training where young musicians can benefit from the coaching of experimented artists while working some symphonic repertoire's masterpieces under the baton of renowned conductors. Since 2010, some players of the prestigious London Symphony Orchestra coach the different sections of the orchestra. Every year, almost 600 musicians apply to one of our audition organized in about twenty cities of the Mediterranean where some 100 young talents are selected.


Dates — from 5 to 21 July 2019
Music director — Daniele Rustioni
Associated conductor — Quentin Hindley
Pedagogical coaching — London Symphony Orchestra (LSO)
Outreach skills coach — Mark Withers

Musical programme
Amir ElSaffar — Cornu Luminis
Gustav Mahler — Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen for orchestra and baritone voice
Johannes Brahms — Symphony No. 2 in D major, op. 73
with John Chest* — Baritone *former artist of the Académie
Amir ElSaffar — Trumpet

Aix-en-Provence • Grand Théâtre de Provence • July 19, 2019 - 8 p.m. • Conductor: Daniele Rustioni
Ollioules • Châteauvallon - Scène nationale — Amphitheatre • July 20, 2019 - 10 p.m. • Conductor: Quentin Hindley
Mougins • Scène 55 • July 21, 2019 - 9 p.m. • Conductor: Daniele Rustioni



The Mediterranean Youth Orchestra will select classical musicians through annual auditions happening in 20 cities in the Mediterranean from November 2018 to March 2019 and with the support of different partners leading national youth orchestras.


With the support of

Mécénat musical Société Générale