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UMBERTO CLERICI | MEET THE ARTISTS OF 2021

Wednesday 10th March, 2021
Umberto Clerici has a career spanning over 20 years, not only as a gifted cellist but also as an emerging conductor. Ahead of conducting the musicians of AYO Autumn Music Camp, we chatted to him about his career and the musical wisdom he hopes to pass onto the next generation. Discover more.

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FROM AYO TO THE PHILHARMONIE S├ťDWESTFALLEN | TOSHIYUKI HOSOGAYA

Wednesday 10th March, 2021
AYO oboe alumnus, Toshiyuki Hosogaya has just won a permanent position as second oboe with the Philharmonie S├╝dwestfallen in Germany. We chatted to him about his experiences with AYO, working towards his dream career and a surprising hobby outside music.

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GETTING STARTED WITH CLASSICAL MUSIC | A PLAYLIST

Tuesday 9th February, 2021
If you wanted to introduce a friend to classical music, which piece of music would you play them? For those new to classical music it can be difficult to know where to start, so we asked our community to share their recommendations! Here is a collection of repertoire chosen by the AYO community. Listen to our playlist and read about their picks. What would you choose?

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MATTHEW MCDONALD | MEET THE AYO ARTISTS OF 2021

Tuesday 9th February, 2021
Matthew McDonald is Principal Double Bass of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. His performances as part of orchestras, chamber ensembles and as a soloist have taken him across the globe in some of the most prestigious concert halls with influential composers. After performing with the Australian Youth Orchestra 25 years ago, he is back as our soloist for AYO Winter Season this year.

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