There's no better way to appreciate the dedication and exceptional quality of NYO's Musicians than to see them in action. Scroll down to catch them getting to grips with challenging orchestral works in a Rehearsal Residency, sharing their expertise with other young musicians at an NYO Inspire Day – and simply enjoying what it is to be a big group of teenagers with a mutual passion.
Our musicians talk about what makes them love NYO
From performing on the streets to international partnerships to our concert tours, this is what we get up to each year.
From our rendition of Happy and High School Musical to the BBC Proms.
NYO 2013 take on Beethoven while NYO 2012 show what it is to go Hands Free.
From Inspire Days to Play at Our Place - there's much more to NYO than playing in a concert hall.
Play At Our Place sees some of Derry~Londonderry's most enthusiastic young musicians hosting NYO members in their own homes and community spaces for an epic day of mini-concerts.
Musicians from the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain arrive in Derry~Londonderry for their 10-day residency (July 30 - August 8, 2013). During their stay, when they'll be based at St Mary's College, NYO will connect with local young musicians and perform in parks and other public spaces as well as present 2 public concerts.
Players from the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain perform all over Derry-Londonderry, as part of Play the City.
NYO Rehearsal at St.Mary’s School, City of Culture, Derry-Londonderry, Summer 2013
Members of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain discover a new way of working together, creating an entirely new piece with professional musicians Fraser Trainer and Paul Griffiths, for performance in Tate Modern. Filmmaker Richard Aylwin was invited to join the group and chart their creative journey which takes the captivating, ambient music of Edgard Varese as its starting point...