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 >>

Auditions NJO Winter Tour & EUYO 2022

Musicians: register now for the NJO Winter Tour 2022 and / or the EUYO 2022 auditions in the Netherlands! Deadline for registration is 31 October.

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29 okt • 30 okt • 31 okt • 3 nov • 7 nov • 21 nov • 28 nov

Een lied voor de maan

Based on the book of the same name by Toon Tellegen

Kerkrade, Franeker, Cuijk, Maastricht, Amsterdam, Oosterhout, Utrecht

31 okt • 7 nov • 14 nov • 21 nov • 28 nov


NJO accompanies opera talents in eight TV episodes


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11 oktober 2021

ARIA with the NJO on Dutch TV

Yesterday saw the first broadcast of the brand new TV programme ARIA with the National Youth Orchestra!

10 augustus 2021

Last NJO summer project started

After successful performances by the NJO Brass Ensemble, Tuba Quartet and NJO Tim Kliphuis Ensemble, the musicians of the NJO Symphony Orchestra have…

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