The Swiss Youth Symphony Orchestra is a very special kind of orchestra: up to a hundred young musicians between the ages of 15 and 15 come from all four parts of Switzerland
The Swiss Youth Symphony Orchestra is an orchestra of a special kind: up to a hundred young musicians between the ages of 15 and 25 come together from all four parts of Switzerland and perform demanding works from all of them under the direction of internationally renowned conductors epochs of classical music.
In the rehearsals and at the concert performances, the talented young people gain important experience in playing in an orchestra, which has a decisive influence on the further course of their musical career. Many of the former SJSO members are now engaged in renowned professional orchestras. Due to the multilingualism, bridges are also built between the individual cultures of Switzerland.
Christoph-Mathias Mueller is the winner of the OPUS Klassik Award 2020 and the Echo Klassik Award 2017. The Swiss conductor, born in Peru in 1967, grew up in Switzerland. He studied violin in Basel and later earned his Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati. He has lived in Germany for many years and works from there all over the world. Christoph-Mathias Mueller has been directing the highly regarded Murten Classics summer festival in Switzerland since 2021, and in autumn 2022 he was appointed Professor of Orchestral Conducting at the Zurich University of the Arts.
Direction: Christoph-Mathias Mueller
Lennard Czakaj; Trumpet
Gustav Mahler: «Entr'acte» from CM von Weber's The Three Pintos»
Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E flat major
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 7
Béla Barók: Concerto for Orchestra
Free entry - collection
Saturday, October 21, 2023 7:30 p.m
Hotel Suvretta House