Deutsche Welle

January 19: National Youth Orchestra – At age fifty, is one getting on in years? Absolutely not, especially if that fifty-year-old is the National Youth Orchestra of Germany. We’ve got the downbeat to the tour of Germany’s youngest all-star orchestra in its anniversary year 2019. On the playbill: a visionary century-old piece by Edgard Varese and Richard Strauss’s musical metaphor for climbing to the summit – both works befitting this energetic group and the occasion.

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