Scotland’s rich heritage of musical talent has produced prodigies such as Nicola Benedetti, the acclaimed violinist who led the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland children’s orchestra in 1997, and is now one of its patrons.
She joined the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland children’s orchestra in 1997, and is now one of its patrons.
Now Scots can see and hear the emerging talent of 2023 in the highly-anticipated Spring concerts from the NYOS, with an exclusive competition only in The Scotsman.
Five lucky readers will win tickets for shows, at either the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, or the Perth Concert Hall. Terms and conditions apply.
About the concerts
Expect passion, talent and breath-taking solo performances, backed by a full symphony orchestra, when emerging young classical talent from across Scotland perform with internationally celebrated soloists and conductors.
At the Usher Hall in Edinburgh, the NYOS Symphony Orchestra will take to the stage on Friday 14 April. Scottish guitar virtuoso Sean Shibe will perform Lotta Wennäkoski’s guitar concerto Susurrus with the orchestra.
Conducted by Catherine Larsen-Maguire, the orchestra will also perform Mahler’s rarely programmed Symphony No. 7, a boundary-pushing early 20th Century masterpiece.
On April 6 NYOS Development Orchestra perform Grieg’s much-loved Piano Concerto in A Minor with the exceptional young Scottish pianist Ethan Loch, BBC Young Musician 2022 finalist.
About the competition
Tickets are already on general sale, but five lucky readers will win a pair of tickets each, guaranteeing them a coveted spot at one of the concerts.
To enter, simply answer this question:
Which musical instrument will Ethan Loch play at the concert?
Simply click on this link, fill in your details, and you will be in the running to win a pair of tickets. Entries close at 11.59pm on March 31.
Want to guarantee your seat to see the young stars? General tickets are on sale now, visit https://www.nyos.co.uk/performances/