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and National Youth Orchestra of Germany (BJO)

Be a part of the World Youth Choir!

Auditions for the WYC 2024 will take place during the Fall of 2023

In the Summer of 2024, the World Youth Choir will have a special session joining the National Youth Orchestra of Germany – Bundesjugendorchester (BJO) - for a programme with Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and a commissioned work by Tan Dun called Nine - Ode to Compassion.


The Session will be a unique experience for the 80-100 young singers from around the world and for the audiences who will attend their high-quality concerts.


Session dates: August 18 (day of arrival) to September 8 (day of departure), 2024

Location: Rehearsal session in Weikersheim (DE), Germany, followed by a tour with concerts in Germany, the Netherlands and Italy (tbc)
Final concert: Will take place on the opening weekend of the Beethovenfest in Bonn (DE)
Artistic Team: Tan Dun (USA, composer of the commissioned work), Jörn Hinnerk Andresen (DE, conductor), and World Youth
Choir Alumni as soloists

Financial responsibility for selected singers: Return airfare from home to Weikersheim (DE), and from Bonn (DE) to home, plus 100 EUR participation fee. During the rehearsal session and tour, all accommodations, meals, and ground transportation will be provided by the session organizers.

Get to know how to apply here!

Applications deadline: 22 December 2023





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