Young Euro Classic

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Young Euro Classic
Young Euro Classic Logo.svg
GenreClassical music
Location(s)Berlin, Germany
Years active2000–present
Websiteyoung-euro-classic.de

Young Euro Classic is an international music festival for youth orchestras. Established in Berlin, Germany in 2000, it is one of the world's most important international platforms for young musicians in the Western classical music tradition. Every summer, orchestras from all over the world perform at the Konzerthaus Berlin.[1]

The festival is an associated member organization of the European Federation of National Youth Orchestras.[2]

History[edit]

The interior of the Konzerthaus Berlin during Young Euro Classic 2017

2020[edit]

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Young Euro Classic 2020 was held from August 1 to August 10 in a reduced chamber music format. Concerts were broadcast online.[3]

2019[edit]

The National Youth Orchestra of China with Ludovic Morlot debuting at Young Euro Classic on August 5, 2019

Young Euro Classic 2019 was held from July 19 to August 6.[4] It was the most high-profile festival to-date, with the national youth orchestras of China, the United Kingdom, Germany, the European Union, and the United States performing.

2018[edit]

Young Euro Classic 2018 was held from August 2 to August 20.[5]

2017[edit]

Young Euro Classic 2017 was held from August 17 to September 3.[6]

2016[edit]

Young Euro Classic 2016 was held from August 17 to September 3.[7]

2015[edit]

Young Euro Classic 2015 was held from August 6 to August 23.[8]

2014[edit]

Young Euro Classic 2014 was held from June 22 to June 29 and from August 8 to August 17.[9]

Awards[edit]

In 2008, Gabriele Minz, director of Young Euro Classic, was awarded the Order of Merit of Berlin.[10]

In 2015, Young Euro Classic secured the title European Culture Brand of 2015.[11]

In 2016, the Israeli Embassy in Berlin awarded Young Euro Classic with a medal for services to bilateral relations.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tomorrow's Musicians Today!". Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  2. ^ European Federation of National Youth Orchestras. "Members&Partners". Retrieved 9 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Saison 2020". Young Euro Classic (in German). Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Young Euro Classic Archiv Programme 2019". Young Euro Classic (in German). Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  5. ^ "Young Euro Classic Archiv Programme 2018". Young Euro Classic (in German). Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  6. ^ "Young Euro Classic Archiv Programm 2017". Young Euro Classic (in German). Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  7. ^ "Young Euro Classic Archiv Programm 2016". Young Euro Classic (in German). Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  8. ^ "Young Euro Classic Archiv Programm 2015". Young Euro Classic (in German). Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  9. ^ "Young Euro Classic Archiv Programm 2014". Young Euro Classic (in German). Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  10. ^ "01.10.2008 Wowereit verlieh Berliner Landesorden an verdienstvolle Frauen und Männer (Teil I)". berlin.de. 1 October 2008. Archived from the original on 4 October 2008. Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  11. ^ "The Winners of the Cultural Brands Awards 2015". Kulturmarken. Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  12. ^ "Auszeichnungen". Young Euro Classic (in German). Retrieved 21 December 2020.