National Youth Orchestra

The NJO National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands was founded in 1957. It offers young talented musicians between 18 and 26 years old the opportunity to perform orchestral and chamber music at a (pre)professional level. For instance during the NJO Summer Festival, an annual festival involving the most beautiful locations in the province of Gelderland, and during the NJO Winter Tour, when the orchestra travels to the best concert halls in the country. Read more >>

Tickets NJO summer projects

Tickets sales of all concerts of the National Youth Orchestra of The Netherlands during the upcoming summer has started. Buy your tickets now via the events calender

What's on

5 Jul • 6 Jul • 7 Jul • 9 Jul • 10 Jul


When palace walls make themselves heard…


Speelkaarten met harten negen

30 Jul • 31 Jul • 2 Aug

NJO Brahmsnonet

Chamber music by members of the National Youth Orchestra of The Netherlands

Ede, Voorst, Nunspeet

2 Aug • 3 Aug • 4 Aug • 5 Aug • 6 Aug

Blauwbaards Burcht

Opera by the National Youth Orchestra of The Netherlands conducted by Antony Hermus


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NJO Tubakwartet speelt in de Hortus Nijmegen

13 May 2022

Summer programme NJO now available

From chamber music ensemble to full-blown opera production: the musicians of the National Youth Orchestra will bring five different programmes this…

23 February 2022

Applying for NJO auditions now possible!

Application for auditions for NJO Symphony Orchestra, NJO Opera Orchestra and NJO Brahms Nonet is possible until and including 16 March (or 22 March…

3 February 2022

Second video NJO Workout Sessions

We are happy to share the second video of the NJO Workout Sessions, a project in which members of the NJO play together and create something new!

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