1950s


The inagural decade. The 1950's saw the very first AYO season, following the inaugral National Music Camp in 1948.  


Album History

AYO recorded its first commercial recording in 1959.

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Performance History

1957

Inaugural Performance at David Jones
Sydney
Conductor: John Bishop
Soloist: Gai Tilsed, piano

ABC Schools Concerts and Inaugural Public Concert Sydney
Conductor: John Bishop
Soloist: Cornelia Brain, piano

1958

ABC Youth Concerts
Melbourne
Conductor: John Bishop
Soloist: Daniel Barenboim, piano

1959

ABC Youth Concerts
Sydney
Conductor: Bernard Heinze
Soloist: Geoffrey Michaels, violin

National Music Camp &
Australian Youth Orchestra Participants

Prior to 1950

National Music Camp [Download PDF]


1950s

National Music Camp [Download PDF]

Australian Youth Orchestra [Download PDF]