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Auditions for the WYC 2020 will take place during the Fall of 2019

In the Summer of 2020, the World Youth Choir will have a special session in the frame of the festivities of the Beethoven Anniversary Year, joining the National Youth Orchestra of Germany (Bundesjugendorchester) for a programme with Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and a commission work by Tan Dun called Nine.


Session dates: July 30th (day of arrival) to August 20th (day of departure), 2020

Location: Rehearsal session in Bonn, Germany, followed by a tour with concerts in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and Italy
First concert: August 8
th Beethoven 2020 Gala concert with the first performance of Tan Dun’s Nine
Artistic Team: Tan Dun (USA), composer of the commissioned work (will conduct the first concerts including the Gala concert in Bonn), Jörn Hinnerk Andresen (DE, conductor), and World Youth Choir Alumni as soloists








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You can find further details about the session in this article that was published

on IFCM's International Choral Bulletin (March 2020).

For information please contact:

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