1960s


The swinging sixties saw the Australian Youth Orchestra congregate in Hobart for the annual National Music Camp.


Album History

AYO recorded its first commercial recording in 1959

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Performance History

1960

Inaugural Adelaide Festival of the Arts and ABC Concerts
Adelaide
Conductor: John Bishop
Soloists: James Porter, piano; Margaret Pilcher, flute; Brian Coogan, trumpet; John Gould, violin

1961

ABC Youth Concerts
Sydney and Melbourne
Conductor: Bernard Heinze
Soloist: Stephen McIntyre, piano

1962

ABC Youth Concerts
Sydney
Conductor: Bernard Heinze
Soloist: Daniel Barenboim, piano

1963

ABC Youth Concerts
Melbourne
Conductor: John Hopkins
Soloist: Charmian Gadd, violin

1964

Adelaide Festival of the Arts and ABC Concerts
Adelaide
Conductor: John Hopkins
Soloist: Lyall Duke, piano

1965

ABC Youth Concerts
Sydney
Conductor: Thomas Matthews
Soloist: Kerry Smith, violin

1966

Adelaide Festival of the Arts and ABC Concerts
Adelaide
Conductor: John Hopkins
Soloists: Louis Kentner, piano; Carmel Kaine, violin

1967

ABC Youth Concerts
Melbourne
Conductor: Willem van Otterloo
Soloist: Elizabeth Drake, piano

1968

Adelaide Festival of the Arts and ABC Concerts
Adelaide
Conductor: John Hopkins
Soloist: Geoffrey Michaels, violin

1969

ABC Youth Concerts
Sydney
Conductor: Moshe Atzmon
Soloist: Tom Pommerel, piano

National Music Camp &
Australian Youth Orchestra Participants

National Music Camp Faculty