City dates for world-renowned young musicians

The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain have a series of events lined up in Birmingham over the next two weeks.


We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Friday 1st August 1.30pm
Midlands Art Centre

Saturday 2nd August 2.15pm & 3pm
Symphony Hall Cafe Bar

Celebrating 25 years of Michael Rosen’s We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, British composer and NYOGB alumunus Duncan Ward has written a brand new musical adaptation of the children’s classic. For a quarter of a century, readers have been swish-swashying and splash-sploshing through this award-winning favourite. This is a free event so don’t miss this chance to join in with the musical adventure!

Play the City

Saturday 2nd August 1.30pm-3.00pm
All over central Birmingham

The orchestra takes to the streets of Birmingham with a host of infectiously energetic performances.

Saturday 9th August 2014 7:30pm
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

The orchestra brings its infectious energy and mature artistry to a programme that bursts with festive colours and characters. As “the most uplifting orchestra in the world” (The Times), the all-teenage ensemble joins much-beloved CBSO Principal Guest Conductor Edward Gardner for a celebration of imaginative music making, performing Stravinsky’s Petrushka, Lutoslawski’s Concerto for Orchestra, and Prokofiev’s first Piano Concerto with dazzling young pianistLouis Schwizgebel (BBC New Generation Artist).

Tickets: £9.50 – £25 / £5 students & under 25s For a special 2-for-1 offer purchase tickets using code NYOGB241C