The National Youth Orchestra conducted by Leon Bosch will make our debut at the Vrystaat Kunstefees
Melissa van der Spuy’s “The Stars’ Road”
Copland’s Rodeo Suite
Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2
The programme includes one of the orchestras’ favourites, the Second Symphony by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, and the exciting Rodeo Suite by the American Aaron Copland. A brand new commission by South African composer Melissa van der Spuy has been supported by the SAMRO Foundation. The orchestra is lead by Leon Bosch, South African virtuoso double bassist and conductor based in the UK, who makes his debut with the orchestra this year.