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Playlist of South African National Youth Orchestra Foundation

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  • God Bless the Child - Babalwa Tshula, SA National Youth Orchestra

    3:24

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    Babalwa Tshula sings Billie Holiday's song God Bless the Child with the South African National Youth Orchestra conducted by Fredrik Burstedt.
    Guest artists: Rob Watson (drums), Concord Nkabinde (bass) and Jason Reolon (keys).

    Arranged by Magnus Lindgren.

    Performed at Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts on 30 November 2014 as part of the National Youth Orchestra's 50th Anniversary celebrations. This performance was generously funded by Sasol, the South African National Biodiversity Institute and the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund.

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  • MIAGI Youth Orchestra | Rainbow Beats - Suite for 100 Years Nelson Mandela

    28:38

    MIAGI Youth Orchestra from South Africa performes Rainbow Beats - Suite for 100 Years Nelson Mandela by Duncan Ward. Direction: Duncan Ward.
    GUSTAV MAHLER MUSIKWOCHEN
    14.07.2018 Gustav Mahler Saal, Toblach

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  • Bombshelter Beast & The South African National Youth Orchestra - Dance of the Chicken

    3:54

    One of the Beast's classics from THAT epic collab with The South African National Youth Orchestra (SANYO) back in 2016 ! this was recorded at Joburg's Linder Auditorium at the end of an amazing week of rehearsals and recordings with some of SA's best young talent ... big tnx again to Sophia Welz for making that all happen, and props to the crew at Black Gosling for the epic footage !
    Dance of the Chicken - written and arranged by Marcus Wyatt
    lyrics by Pule
    wind ensemble conducted by Bjorn Breistein (Norway)
    footage shot by the lovely crew at Black Gosling
    edited by Marcus Wyatt
    recorded/live sound by Fried Wilsenach
    lekka !

  • The MIAGI Youth Orchestra from South Africa

    1:29

    The MIAGI Youth Orchestra from South Africa has been invited the present the opening concert at the 2012 Young Euro Classic Festival - 27 July, 2012 - Berlin, Konzerthaus

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  • MIAGI Youth Orchestra - soon Celebrating 20 Years of Democracy in South Africa!

    4:42

    In anticipation of the MIAGI Youth Orchestra tour of Europe 2014: Reminscing July 2012. MIAGI Youth Orchestra singing the South African national anthem together with the audience in Berlin, after having performed the opening concert of the Young Euro Classic Festival at Konzerthaus.
    IN ANTICPATION OF THE MIAGI YOUTH ORCHESTRA TOUR OF EUROPE
    22 JUNE TO 18 JULY 2014
    'CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH AFRICA'

  • A concert by Azerbaijani musters of art in Strasbourg

    1:25:37

    An exhibition and a concert was organized in Strasbourg, with organizational support from the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and assistance by Azerbaijan's Embassy in France, within the project Cultural Treasures of Azerbaijan -- the Pearl of Caucasus, February 9, 2013.

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  • Ariyeni - Master KG & Makhadzi ft Prince Benza

    5:05


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    Anke Pietrangeli
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    Ray Phiri Sandy B
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    Robert Schneider of The Apples in Stereo
    Leon Schuster
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    Joseph Shabalala
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    Troye Sivan
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    Thulani Shabalala
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    Enoch Sontonga, teacher, lay-preacher and composer who wrote Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika
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  • Moo Li Hua Chinese traditional by World Youth Choir 2008 China tour

    4:28

    © The Foundation World Youth Choir, all rights reserved. Other rights: Hong Kong Treble Choirs' Association. Any resemblance with a third party content is accidental and does not affect the rights to this recording.

    Performer:
    World Youth Choir, 2008 session in PRO China
    Piece: ''Mo Li Hua'' (Jasmine flower) Chinese traditional
    Soloist: Shammel Xiaomiao Luo, S1, China
    Composer: Chinese traditional
    Arrangement: Hyo- Won
    Conductor: Dr. Hak Won Yoon, South Korea
    Recorded in the Guangzhou concert hall

    Mo Li Hua (Jasmine flower) is a popular Chinese folk song.The song dates to 18th century. In time, many regional variations were created, and the song gained popularity both in China and abroad.

    Literal Translation
    What a beautiful jasmine flower
    What a beautiful jasmine flower
    Sweet-smelling, beautiful, stems full of buds
    Fragrant and white, everyone praises
    Let me pluck you down
    Give to someone's family
    Jasmine flower, oh jasmine flower

    Poetic Translation
    Flower of jasmine, so fair!
    Flower of jasmine, so fair!
    Budding and blooming here and there,
    Pure and fragrant all declare.
    Let me take you with tender care,
    Your sweetness for all to share.
    Jasmine fair, oh jasmine fair.

    The World Youth Choir session 2008 was held in China thanks to the cooperation between the Foundation World Youth Choir and the Hong Kong Treble Choirs' Association, Hong Kong.


    For full documentary on 2008 session in China please visit

  • Minnesota Orchestra with the South African National Youth Orchestra

    2:58

    The Orchestra headed to the University of Pretoria on Wednesday, August 15, for an afternoon side-by-side rehearsal with the South African National Youth Orchestra.

    Follow along throughout the tour: minnesotaorchestra.org/southafrica

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  • South African National Youth Orchestra

    4:12

    Take talented youth from across the country, bring them together for an exciting performance and you’ve got the South African National Youth Orchestra. The orchestra recently performed in Gauteng in partnership with the SABC Foundation, showcasing the incredible diversity in this musical group.

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  • South African National Youth Orchestra Rehearsal 14th August 2018

    4:14

  • South African National Youth Orchestra

    3:24

    The South African National Youth Orchestra is profiled here in a video made by our principal sponsor, Sasol. Thank you!

  • South African national anthem with the National Youth Orchestra

    1:45

    The South African National Youth Orchestra for 2013 plays our national anthem at the Feather Market Centre on 27 June 2013 with Gérard Korsten at the podium. This arrangement for orchestra is by Jozua Loots.

  • South African National Youth Orchestra 2011 - Trailer

    1:16

    Concert Trailer:
    The South African National Youth Orchestra performs Shostakovich's Symphony no. 9, Britten's Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra (narrated by Archbishop Desmond Tutu) and a work by South African composer John Simon.

  • iBuyile iAfrika - performed by members of the SA National Youth Orchestra

    2:38

    Performed in rehearsal by members of the South African National Youth Orchestra. Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra violinist Arndt Auhagen conducting.
    This arrangement is by Samson Diamond
    Viola soloist: Kgaugelo Mpyane

    This rehearsal was at the Turbine Hall in Johannesburg on 20 November 2015 as part of a What It Takes:Strings course presented by the National Youth Orchestra in partnership with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the KZN Philharmonic and the Royal Embassy of the Netherlands at House of the Future.

    We need your help: If you can contribute towards the education of talented young musicians, please follow this link to find out how to donate: Thank you!

  • Mahler Symphony No.5 - 3/ Strusinska/ SA National Youth Orchestra

    17:07

    Mahler Symphony No. 5 - Part 2
    3: Scherzo
    South African National Youth Orchestra 2016
    Conducted by Ewa Strusińska
    Performance at the Hugo Lambrechts Auditorium in Parow, Cape Town on 16 July 2016.

    VIOLIN Jeffrey Armstrong^, Giulio Beltramo, Tessa Campbell^, Shannon Cook, Elianna de Clercq, Amber de Decker, Helen Dugmore, Caitlin Gallagher, Andrew Gilbert, Dohyuk Im, Stephanie Keyser, Kwangbem Ko, David Kyd, Zoë Lightley, Joshua Louis, Kamo Magau^, Jonathan Mayer, Joy Meyer, Sehle Mosole, Mpho Thito, Samantha van Gysen (Durrant)^, Simònne Viljoen, Ali Wittenberg-Scott
    VIOLA Salomé Cilliers, Adriaan de Clercq, Mertens du Plooy, Nicholas Fidler^, Anika Keuck, Stéphanie Lawrenson, Kgaugelo Mpyane, Osamu Nakada, Yehchan Park^, Lucy Strauss, Erin Torres
    CELLO Lynne Donson, Christopher Gous, Ashlin Grobbelaar, Nicola McLachlan, Marcus Motaung, Barbara Raubenheimer, Teboho Sesing, Reginald Teys^
    DOUBLE BASS Xavier Coetzee, Frances Levenderis, Siyolise Nyondo^, Graham Strickland, Megan Thebus, Tiago Vital
    FLUTE AND PICCOLO Lize Brown, Robert de Vries^, Danél Dippenaar, Carika Smit
    OBOE Owen Dalton, Michael Lawrenson^
    COR ANGLAIS Andrea Esau^
    CLARINET Carl Ashford^, Féroll-Jon Davids
    BASS CLARINET Tiaan Uys^
    BASSOON Bheki Kunene^, Mvume Mdidimba
    CONTRABASSOON Nonhlanhla Mabuza^
    FRENCH HORN Dylan Barker^, Frances Coetzer, Wesley de Villiers, Caryn Pretorius, Shannon Thebus, Hayley Uithaler
    TRUMPET Dingaan Chabalala^, Shaw Komori, Benjamin Racionzer, Christin Röhl, Ndabenhle Zulu^
    TROMBONE Lincon Jansen^, Chadley Johnson
    BASS TROMBONE Zintle Mbengashe^
    TUBA Zhaun Gorridon^
    HARP Lisa Britz^
    PERCUSSION Simbulele Deli, Roxanne Hendricks, Bradley Lithgow^, Thulani Mahloko, Phenyo Motshabi

    Video: Michael Mayer
    Sound engineers: Fried Wilsenach and Dawid de Villiers

  • Bombshelter Beast & The South African National Youth Orchestra - Fire

    9:32

    Bombshelter Beats's most power anthem from THAT epic collab with The South African National Youth Orchestra (SANYO) back in 2016 ! this was recorded at Joburg's Linder Auditorium at the end of an amazing week of rehearsals and recordings with some of SA's best young talent ... big tnx again to Sophia Welz for making that all happen, and props to the crew at Black Gosling for the epic footage !
    FIRE - written and arranged by Marcus Wyatt
    wind ensemble conducted by Bjorn Breistein (Norway)
    footage shot by the lovely crew at Black Gosling
    edited by Marcus Wyatt
    recorded/live sound by Fried Wilsenach
    FIRE !

  • Mahler Symphony No.5 - 5/ Strusinska/ SA National Youth Orchestra

    14:53

    Mahler Symphony No. 5 - Part 3
    5: Rondo-Finale. Allegro – Allegro giocoso. Frisch (Fresh)
    South African National Youth Orchestra 2016
    Conducted by Ewa Strusińska
    Performance at the Hugo Lambrechts Auditorium in Parow, Cape Town on 16 July 2016.

    VIOLIN Jeffrey Armstrong^, Giulio Beltramo, Tessa Campbell^, Shannon Cook, Elianna de Clercq, Amber de Decker, Helen Dugmore, Caitlin Gallagher, Andrew Gilbert, Dohyuk Im, Stephanie Keyser, Kwangbem Ko, David Kyd, Zoë Lightley, Joshua Louis, Kamo Magau^, Jonathan Mayer, Joy Meyer, Sehle Mosole, Mpho Thito, Samantha van Gysen (Durrant)^, Simònne Viljoen, Ali Wittenberg-Scott
    VIOLA Salomé Cilliers, Adriaan de Clercq, Mertens du Plooy, Nicholas Fidler^, Anika Keuck, Stéphanie Lawrenson, Kgaugelo Mpyane, Osamu Nakada, Yehchan Park^, Lucy Strauss, Erin Torres
    CELLO Lynne Donson, Christopher Gous, Ashlin Grobbelaar, Nicola McLachlan, Marcus Motaung, Barbara Raubenheimer, Teboho Sesing, Reginald Teys^
    DOUBLE BASS Xavier Coetzee, Frances Levenderis, Siyolise Nyondo^, Graham Strickland, Megan Thebus, Tiago Vital
    FLUTE AND PICCOLO Lize Brown, Robert de Vries^, Danél Dippenaar, Carika Smit
    OBOE Owen Dalton, Michael Lawrenson^
    COR ANGLAIS Andrea Esau^
    CLARINET Carl Ashford^, Féroll-Jon Davids
    BASS CLARINET Tiaan Uys^
    BASSOON Bheki Kunene^, Mvume Mdidimba
    CONTRABASSOON Nonhlanhla Mabuza^
    FRENCH HORN Dylan Barker^, Frances Coetzer, Wesley de Villiers, Caryn Pretorius, Shannon Thebus, Hayley Uithaler
    TRUMPET Dingaan Chabalala^, Shaw Komori, Benjamin Racionzer, Christin Röhl, Ndabenhle Zulu^
    TROMBONE Lincon Jansen^, Chadley Johnson
    BASS TROMBONE Zintle Mbengashe^
    TUBA Zhaun Gorridon^
    HARP Lisa Britz^
    PERCUSSION Simbulele Deli, Roxanne Hendricks, Bradley Lithgow^, Thulani Mahloko, Phenyo Motshabi

    Video: Michael Mayer
    Sound engineers: Fried Wilsenach and Dawid de Villiers

  • Bombshelter Beast & The South African National Youth Orchestra - Tango for the Lost Souls

    10:07

    One of the Beast's lesser known anthems from THAT epic collab with The South African National Youth Orchestra (SANYO) back in 2016 ! this was recorded at Joburg's Linder Auditorium at the end of an amazing week of rehearsals and recordings with some of SA's best young talent ... this also featured internationally renowned Czech violinist Pavel Fischer ! what an incredible player he is !
    big tnx again to Sophia Welz for making that all happen, and props to the crew at Black Gosling for the epic footage !
    Tango for the Lost Souls - written and arranged by Marcus Wyatt
    original text taken from the Italian sonnet What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why - written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and feminist Edna St. Vincent Millay (published 1920)
    text translated by Jitsvinger, Pule & Zoe Modiga
    string ensemble conducted by Bjorn Breistein (Norway)
    footage shot by the lovely crew at Black Gosling
    edited by Marcus Wyatt
    recorded/live sound by Fried Wilsenach

  • Mahler Symphony No. 5 - 1/SA Nat. Youth Orchestra/Strusinska

    11:19

    Mahler Symphony No. 5 - 1: Trauermarsch (Funeral March). In gemessenem Schritt. Streng. Wie ein Kondukt

    South African National Youth Orchestra 2016
    Conducted by Ewa Strusińska
    Performance at the Hugo Lambrechts Auditorium in Parow, Cape Town on 16 July 2016.

    VIOLIN Jeffrey Armstrong^, Giulio Beltramo, Tessa Campbell^, Shannon Cook, Elianna de Clercq, Amber de Decker, Helen Dugmore, Caitlin Gallagher, Andrew Gilbert, Dohyuk Im, Stephanie Keyser, Kwangbem Ko, David Kyd, Zoë Lightley, Joshua Louis, Kamo Magau^, Jonathan Mayer, Joy Meyer, Sehle Mosole, Mpho Thito, Samantha van Gysen (Durrant)^, Simònne Viljoen, Ali Wittenberg-Scott
    VIOLA Salomé Cilliers, Adriaan de Clercq, Mertens du Plooy, Nicholas Fidler^, Anika Keuck, Stéphanie Lawrenson, Kgaugelo Mpyane, Osamu Nakada, Yehchan Park^, Lucy Strauss, Erin Torres
    CELLO Lynne Donson, Christopher Gous, Ashlin Grobbelaar, Nicola McLachlan, Marcus Motaung, Barbara Raubenheimer, Teboho Sesing, Reginald Teys^
    DOUBLE BASS Xavier Coetzee, Frances Levenderis, Siyolise Nyondo^, Graham Strickland, Megan Thebus, Tiago Vital
    FLUTE AND PICCOLO Lize Brown, Robert de Vries^, Danél Dippenaar, Carika Smit
    OBOE Owen Dalton, Michael Lawrenson^
    COR ANGLAIS Andrea Esau^
    CLARINET Carl Ashford^, Féroll-Jon Davids
    BASS CLARINET Tiaan Uys^
    BASSOON Bheki Kunene^, Mvume Mdidimba
    CONTRABASSOON Nonhlanhla Mabuza^
    FRENCH HORN Dylan Barker^, Frances Coetzer, Wesley de Villiers, Caryn Pretorius, Shannon Thebus, Hayley Uithaler
    TRUMPET Dingaan Chabalala^, Shaw Komori, Benjamin Racionzer, Christin Röhl, Ndabenhle Zulu^
    TROMBONE Lincon Jansen^, Chadley Johnson
    BASS TROMBONE Zintle Mbengashe^ Tuba Zhaun Gorridon^
    HARP Lisa Britz^
    PERCUSSION Simbulele Deli, Roxanne Hendricks, Bradley Lithgow^, Phenyo Motshabi, Dominic Swartz

    Video: Michael Mayer
    Sound engineers: Fried Wilsenach and Dawid de Villiers

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  • CAPE TOWN PHILHARMONIC YOUTH ORCHESTRA

    7:04

    Guest appearance - National Youth Music Competition 2018
    D. Shostakovich Festive Overture in A Major, Op. 96
    Cape Town Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
    conducted by Brandon Phillips

    Live stream: Marek Pinski, MusicScape
    Video live edit: Caitlin Mittelmeyer
    Sound recording: Marek Pinski
    Automated multiple camera system: Tony Mittelmeyer

  • Fredrik Burstedt supports the South African National Youth Orchestra

    1:02

    Don’t miss the golden jubilee concert of the South African National Youth Orchestra
    on Saturday 6 December at the Cape Town City Hall at 20:00 and
    on Sunday 7 December at 15:00 at the Regina Mundi Church in Soweto.

    Grammy award-winning Finnish conductor, Osmo Vänskä will be conducting a programme that includes Verdi's Grand March from Aida, Barber's Adagio for Strings, and Wagner's Meistersinger Overture and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring

    The National Youth Orchestra for 2014 will be joined by alumni from across the 50 years of the orchestra’s existence.

    Tickets are available through Computicket

    NEWSLASH FOR OUR SOWETO CONCERT

    Classic FM is arranging transportation from Melrose Arch
    at R100.00 per person for the round trip.
    To ensure you arrive at the Regina Mundi Church safely and in style,
    reserve your spot on the bus by sending a confirmation of your booking
    and details to sanyo@classicfm.co.za
    or register on

    The concerts are funded by Sasol and the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund.

  • South African National Anthem - National Youth Orchestra

    2:07

    Visit for more info - to apply for 2013 courses, go here:

    At the start of the National Youth Orchestra's Sasol Concert on 30 June 2012 the orchestra performed the national anthem. The audience sang with them and it created a wonderful atmosphere for the concert that followed. The anthem was conducted by one of the members of the orchestra from Cape Town, Charl van der Merwe.

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    The words of the national anthem of South Africa

    Nkosi sikelel' iAfrika
    Maluphakanyisw' uphondo lwayo,
    Yizwa imithandazo yethu,
    Nkosi sikelela, thina lusapho lwayo.

    Morena boloka setjhaba sa heso,
    O fedise dintwa le matshwenyeho,
    O se boloke, O se boloke setjhaba sa heso,
    Setjhaba sa South Afrika -- South Afrika.

    Uit die blou van onse hemel,
    Uit die diepte van ons see,
    Oor ons ewige gebergtes,
    Waar die kranse antwoord gee,

    Sounds the call to come together,
    And united we shall stand,
    Let us live and strive for freedom,
    In South Africa our land.

  • SANYO 2010 in Durban - Chopiniana Tarantelle - Glazunov

    4:05

    South African National Youth Orchestra 2010
    Tarantelle from Chopiniana - Glazunov
    Durban, Monday, 13 December 2010
    Conductor: Ewa Strusinska

  • The Dance of the Chicken - Bombshelter Beast meets the National Youth Orchestra - December 2016

    16:01

    This collaborative musical mashup was recorded in this beautiful documentary by Black Gosling TV. We are so grateful for their contribution to preserving our beautiful memories from this course, and for the ability to be able to share it with a wider audience.

    In December 2016, the National Youth Orchestra,​ the green and gold team of our most talented young musicians, embarked on an adventure in cutting-edge South African performance in a new collaboration with Bombshelter Beast, a genre-busting music collective of some of South Africa’s most colourful and innovative musicians. They performed at Linder Auditorium, the Soweto Theatre, The Good Luck Bar at 1 Fox Street in Newtown, for the charity Children of Fire in Melville, at the SABC M1 Studios, and at the Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden. The performance included everything from baroque to boeremusiek, classical to kwaito, and so much more in between – a new South African sound best served hot!

    These concerts were made possible by the National Lotteries Commission, the Department of Arts and Culture, the SABC Foundation, the The Academy of Sound Engineering, the Wits School of Arts, the SAMRO Foundation and SAfm Radio.

  • Clouds Clearing by Hans Roosenschoon・Omri Hadari & the South African National Youth Orchestra

    10:59

    ・About The Composition・

    Clouds Clearing (1994) for string orchestra was imagined by composer Hans Roosenschoon upon the request of Omri Hadari, who conducted the South African National Youth Orchestra on their overseas tour to Scotland in 1994, where they performed at the Aberdeen International Youth Festival and in Glasgow.

    It is based on two earlier pieces: Chronicles, and Horizon, Night-sky and Landscape, both composed in 1987. The first movement is an elegy: Its theme unfolds slowly in layers, reminiscent of clouds. Shosholoza, a Zulu song, was the inspiration for the second movement.

    ・About The Composer・

    Hans Roosenschoon (1952 -)
     
    The composer Hans Roosenschoon is well known for his poly-stylistic music, including his contribution to cultural life and academia in South Africa. Roosenschoon was Chair of the Music Department and Director of the Conservatory at Stellenbosch University from 1998-2006. From 2007 until his retirement in 2017 he established a vibrant course in composition and orchestration, producing a number of innovative young composers who have established themselves in South Africa and abroad.

    Trans-cultural awareness - a belief in the intrinsic value of all music - emerged as a philosophy early in Roosenschoon's career and many of his works are testimony to that. In addition to ongoing performances in South Africa, seven works for symphony orchestra, two for string orchestra, chamber music and several choral pieces have featured at events in the USA, Europe, Australia and the UK. 

    Discourse on Roosenschoon's music can be found in accredited journals published in South Africa and in international references such as Contemporary Composers by Brian Morton and Pamela Collins, online publications such as Grove Music Online and Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) Online, as well as Sounding the Cape - Music, Identity and Politics in South Africa, an eBook publication. Further reading can be found online and examples of his music are available on YouTube. 


    ・Notes・

    Title: Clouds Clearing

    Instrumentation: String Orchestra

    Performed by the SA National Youth Orchestra, conducted by Omri Hadari

    Composer: Hans Roosenschoon

    Score Video by Liam Pitcher

    Uploaded with express permission from Hans Roosenschoon

    Written in 1994

    © Hans Roosenschoon Publishing (HaRP)
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    7600 STELLENBOSCH
    South Africa

    No part of this work may be reproduced, by means Mechanical or Manual,
    without the Publisher’s prior permission.

    Orchestral material available on hire form HaRP.
    Full/study orchestral scores are on sale.

    Ownership of this score does not confer the right to Public Performances
    and/or Recording/Broadcasting/Televising.

    ・Website・

    Visit my Website to discover more of my music, as well as the music of other living composers and musicians. You may even stumble upon a music theory lesson or two!



    #AfricanComposers #AfricanMusic #StringOrchestra

  • Barbara Hendricks supports the South African National Youth Orchestra

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    Osmo Vänskä conducting The Rite of Spring with the South African National Youth Orchestra

    Cape Town:

    The City Hall, Saturday 6 December 2014 at 20:00

    Johannesburg:

    Regina Mundi Church in Soweto, Sunday 7 December 2014 at 15:00

    Tickets available through Computicket.

    NEWSLASH FOR OUR SOWETO CONCERT

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    at R100.00 per person for the round trip.
    To ensure you arrive at the Regina Mundi Church safely and in style,
    reserve your spot on the bus by sending a confirmation of your booking
    and details to sanyo@classicfm.co.za
    or register on

    Tickets are available through Computicket
    at R50.00 for adults and R25.00 for pensioners/students.
    Click here to make your booking:


    These concerts are generously supported by Sasol and the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund.

  • Gustav Mahler

    10:04

    MIAGI Youth Orchestra from South Africa performes the 2nd movement What the Wild Flowers tell me (arr. Benjamin Britten) from Symphony No.3 by Gustav Mahler under the direction of Duncan Ward.
    GUSTAV MAHLER MUSIKWOCHEN
    14.07.2018 Gustav Mahler Saal, Toblach

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  • SANYO 2010 in Durban - Chopiniana Polonaise - Glazunov

    4:37

    South African National Youth Orchestra 2010
    Chopiniana Polonaise - Glazunov
    Conductor: Ewa Strusinska
    Monday, 13 December 2010 in Durban

  • A message from Archbishop Tutu for the SA National Youth Orchestra

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    Our 50th Anniversary celebration with guest artists Barbara Hendricks and Magnus Lindgren on 30 November and with Grammy Award winning conductor Osmo Vanska on 6 and 7 December - don't miss it! More in team@sanyo.org.za or 0832722117

  • Barber - Adagio for Strings - Osmo Vänskä with the S African National Youth Orchestra and alumni

    8:48

    For our 50th Anniversary we had the priviledge of having Osmo Vänskä as our conductor. Here the strings from the National Youth Orchestra play alongside alumni who had come from across the country, and the globe, to celebrate the orchestra and its achievements. This performance was in Dec 2014 in the Cape Town City Hall, and was dedicated to our founders, and the many teachers who had given so much to the orchestra over the years.

  • The National Youth Orchestra and Doilie Foundation Dream Big

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    Dream Big! Saturday 18 August at 18:00 at Atlas Studios, Milpark.
    Tickets available online at Tixsa


    The Doilie Foundation and the South African National Youth Orchestra share in the ideal that an arts education is vital for a healthy and happy society. We want every talented and driven young artist, regardless of geographical or financial barriers, to have access to a world class education.

    To this end we are hosting a cocktail party, concert and auction with

    delicious food prepared by celebrated chef Arnold Tanzer and Food on the Move, with wine and gin by D'aria Winery,

    a concert with the full National Youth Orchestra and guest artists Coenie de Villiers, Gcina Mhlophe, Elzabe Zietsman, Gloria Bosman and Marc Lottering

    and an auction with Strauss & Co - Fine Art Auctioneers and Consultants's Susie Goodman

  • Harrisons Dream by Peter Graham - South African National Youth Wind Orchestra 2015

    13:44

    The South African National Youth Wind Orchestra conducted by Bjørn Breistein performing Peter Graham's Harrison's Dream.
    Recorded live at The Orbit in Johannesburg on 3 July 2015.

  • Nationals - Sasol Winter Course 2014

    1:05

    The National Youth Wind Orchestra is in Durban for performances at the Vodacom Durban July, Gateway, Hilton College and the Durban Music School.

    This July, the National Youth Wind Orchestra will be coming to Durban, with an exhilarating performance that will take place at Hilton College and the Durban Music School on 8 and 9 July 2014. The orchestra will also perform at the Vodacom Durban July on 5 July and at Gateway on 6 July.

    The orchestra will be led by English conductor Catherine Larsen-Maguire. Catherine currently conducts with the Sinfonietta 92 and the Orchester Benjamin Franklin in Berlin and is renowned for her work as a coach for youth orchestras world-wide. The programme includes the Academic Festival Overture by Brahms, the West Side Story Suite by Bernstein, as well as the epic Star Wars Theme by John Williams.

    Richard Hughes, Sasol Sponsorship Manager said, We look forward to music enthusiasts joining us for a unique evening where these young musicians will bring some classic favourites to life. Come and show your support as the National Youth Orchestra celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. We are committed to the development of arts and culture in South Africa and believe in our young talent. The Sasol 10 day course attracts top-quality musicians from across the country and the public performances delight audiences year after year.

    Through the support of Sasol, the South African National Youth Orchestra Foundation is able to host top quality orchestral courses to fine tune the skills of South Africa's best young musicians each holiday. The concerts are held at the end of the course and are a platform to showcase the talent of these exceptional young artists.

    The course starts on 28 June and will conclude on 9 July. The musicians aged between 12 and 25 are drawn from across South Africa and are from not only the major metropoles, but also range from Poffadder to Toekomsrust - truly representative of South Africa.

    Sakhile Humbane, a flautist from Durban, said, I've learnt a tremendous amount about orchestral and wind ensemble playing that I would never have received from anywhere else in South Africa, not to mention the amazing friends I've had the opportunity to make. This is the most wonderful experience I have had thus far in my life. It's an opportunity to play fantastic music, make wonderful friends and see new places.

    The National Youth Orchestra will play at the Vodacom Durban July on 5 July at 15:20, and at a free concert at the Gateway Shopping Centre on Sunday, 6 July at 15:00. Their full concert programme will be presented at Hilton College on Tuesday, 8 July at 18:30 and at Durban Music School on Wednesday, 9 July at 18:00.

    All concerts will be conducted by Catherine Larsen-Maguire. For bookings/tickets visit


    Sophia Welz
    SA National Youth Orchestra
    team@sanyo.org.za
    083 272 2117

  • Johannesburg Youth Orchestra 31 January 2016

    5:34

    Beethoven Five Secrets - Secrets One Republic

  • Bombshelter Beast meets the National Youth Orchestra!

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    To book tickets for Johnnesburg performances in December, please visit

    The National Youth Orchestra, the green and gold team of our most talented young musicians, is embarking on an adventure in cutting-edge South African performance in a new collaboration with Bombshelter Beast, a genre-busting music collective of some of SA’s most colourful and innovative musicians.

    Think Black Cat White Cat meets Brenda Fassie – add an opera singer, a polish refugee, a Manchester born kwaito star and SA’s most cunning linguist, and you have half the picture. The other half is best experienced live! Be taken on a journey from baroque to boeremusiek, comedy to kwaito, and a lot in between – a new South African sound that’s best served hot! Bring comfortable shoes to dance in – your feet will thank you. Shows on 11, 12 and 14 December in Johannesburg.


    National Youth Orchestra concerts are made possible by the National Lotteries Commission, the Department of Arts and Culture, the SABC Foundation, the Academy of Sound Engineering and SAfm.

  • Finlandia by Jean Sibelius - South African National Youth Wind Orchestra

    7:18

    The South African National Youth Wind Orchestra conducted by Bjørn Breistein performing Finlandia composed by Jean Sibelius.
    Recorded live at The Orbit in Johannesburg on 3 July 2015.

  • Mahler Symphony No. 5 - 2/SA Nat. Youth Orchestra/Strusinska

    14:01

    Mahler Symphony No. 5 - Part 1
    2: Stürmisch bewegt, mit größter Vehemenz (Moving stormily, with the greatest vehemence)

    South African National Youth Orchestra 2016
    Conducted by Ewa Strusińska
    Performance at the Hugo Lambrechts Auditorium in Parow, Cape Town on 16 July 2016.

    VIOLIN Jeffrey Armstrong^, Giulio Beltramo, Tessa Campbell^, Shannon Cook, Elianna de Clercq, Amber de Decker, Helen Dugmore, Caitlin Gallagher, Andrew Gilbert, Dohyuk Im, Stephanie Keyser, Kwangbem Ko, David Kyd, Zoë Lightley, Joshua Louis, Kamo Magau^, Jonathan Mayer, Joy Meyer, Sehle Mosole, Mpho Thito, Samantha van Gysen (Durrant)^, Simònne Viljoen, Ali Wittenberg-Scott
    VIOLA Salomé Cilliers, Adriaan de Clercq, Mertens du Plooy, Nicholas Fidler^, Anika Keuck, Stéphanie Lawrenson, Kgaugelo Mpyane, Osamu Nakada, Yehchan Park^, Lucy Strauss, Erin Torres
    CELLO Lynne Donson, Christopher Gous, Ashlin Grobbelaar, Nicola McLachlan, Marcus Motaung, Barbara Raubenheimer, Teboho Sesing, Reginald Teys^
    DOUBLE BASS Xavier Coetzee, Frances Levenderis, Siyolise Nyondo^, Graham Strickland, Megan Thebus, Tiago Vital
    FLUTE AND PICCOLO Lize Brown, Robert de Vries^, Danél Dippenaar, Carika Smit
    OBOE Owen Dalton, Michael Lawrenson^
    COR ANGLAIS Andrea Esau^
    CLARINET Carl Ashford^, Féroll-Jon Davids
    BASS CLARINET Tiaan Uys^
    BASSOON Bheki Kunene^, Mvume Mdidimba
    CONTRABASSOON Nonhlanhla Mabuza^
    FRENCH HORN Dylan Barker^, Frances Coetzer, Wesley de Villiers, Caryn Pretorius, Shannon Thebus, Hayley Uithaler
    TRUMPET Dingaan Chabalala^, Shaw Komori, Benjamin Racionzer, Christin Röhl, Ndabenhle Zulu^
    TROMBONE Lincon Jansen^, Chadley Johnson
    BASS TROMBONE Zintle Mbengashe^ Tuba Zhaun Gorridon^
    HARP Lisa Britz^
    PERCUSSION Simbulele Deli, Roxanne Hendricks, Bradley Lithgow^, Thulani Mahloko, Phenyo Motshabi

    Video: Michael Mayer
    Sound engineers: Fried Wilsenach and Dawid de Villiers

  • S. African National Youth Brass 2012 - Trailer

    1:08

    On 22 June the National Youth Brass Ensemble will be performing at the Wozani Block, University of the Witwatersrand Education Campus at 18:00 at the opening of this year's Sasol National Youth Orchestra Course. The concert is kindly hosted by the Johannesburg Youth Orchestra and is made possible through the loyal support of Sasol. The programme includes works by Koetsier, Hazell, Langford, Dukas, Byrd and Barber. All music lovers are invited to attend for a donation at the door. The ensemble, made up of young upcoming South African musicians, will be led by Mark Hampson is a founding member of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and performs with Claudio Abbado's Lucerne Festival Orchestra, an ensemble made up of the world's best orchestral musicians.

    Thank you to Sasol, the Field Band Foundation and the High Performance Centre at the University of Pretoria for making this course possible.

    Trumpets: Khayalethu Benela (Soweto, Gauteng), Ndabo Bombo (Durban, KwaZulu-Natal), Dingaan Chabalala (Kimberley, Northern Cape), Brandon Ruiters (Cape Town, Western Cape)
    Horn: Dylan Barker (Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape)
    Trombone: Andrea Hobson (Cape Town, Western Cape), Angus Petersen (Stellenbosch, Western Cape), Jesse Williams (Cape Town, Western Cape)
    Bass Trombone: Vuyani Gxavu (Kimberley, Northern Cape)
    Tuba: Zihle Ndika (Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape)
    Percussion: Wian Joubert (Johannesburg, Gauteng)

    We are currently looking for sponsors for the incredible National Youth Brass so that they can have more opportunities to play together and get better at what they do best. If you are in a position to donate, please email team@sanyo.org.za

  • South African National Anthem - National Orchestra of South Africa

    2:52

    National Orchestra of South Africa and National Choir of Johannesburg - conduct by Maestro Elli Jaffe
    in south africa.
    המנון הלאומי של דרום אפריקה
    מנצח המאסטרו אלי יפה מירושלים על התזמורת הלאומית של דרום אפריקה והמקהלה הלאומית של יוהנסבורג

  • Selandia Toote - The Bahamas National Youth Orchestra

    4:45

    The Bahamas National Youth Orchestra under the Director/Conductor leadership of Duke Errol Strachan presented a Christmas Concert The Sweet Sounds of Christmas 22nd. December 2013 at College of the Bahamas Preforming Centre Nassau Bahamas, Selendra Toote was one of the featured Artist. Please enjoy her rendition of The Prayer
    Over the past twenty-one years, The Bahamas National Youth Orchestra has performed countless times throughout The Bahamas. They have even performed internationally by special invitation of the South African Minister of Culture who, when on a visit to The Bahamas, listened to several bands and selected The Bahamas National Youth Orchestra to visit South Africa for two weeks, performing there eight times. Moreover, Bahamian Independence Celebrations just would not be the same without The Bahamas National Youth Orchestra.
    Of the many hundreds of young people who have been a part of The Bahamas National Youth Orchestra over the years, many have gone on to become professional musicians, with several currently a part of the Royal Bahamas Police Force Band as well as the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Band.
    Today The Bahamas National Youth Orchestra receives a small annual grant from the Government to help fund its work. Duke Errol continues to look for promising youngsters to be a part of this musical family, but he emphasizes that they must have a Grade 2 Level in Reading Music to apply.
    As they embark on their next twenty years, The Bahamas National Youth Orchestra looks forward to continuing to make music and continuing to make an impact on the lives of young Bahamians.

  • Mahler Symphony No.5 - 4/ Strusinska/ SA National Youth Orchestra

    8:49

    Mahler Symphony No. 5 - Part 3
    4: Adagietto. Sehr langsam (Very slow)

    South African National Youth Orchestra 2016
    Conducted by Ewa Strusińska
    Performance at the Hugo Lambrechts Auditorium in Parow, Cape Town on 16 July 2016.

    VIOLIN Jeffrey Armstrong^, Giulio Beltramo, Tessa Campbell^, Shannon Cook, Elianna de Clercq, Amber de Decker, Helen Dugmore, Caitlin Gallagher, Andrew Gilbert, Dohyuk Im, Stephanie Keyser, Kwangbem Ko, David Kyd, Zoë Lightley, Joshua Louis, Kamo Magau^, Jonathan Mayer, Joy Meyer, Sehle Mosole, Mpho Thito, Samantha van Gysen (Durrant)^, Simònne Viljoen, Ali Wittenberg-Scott
    VIOLA Salomé Cilliers, Adriaan de Clercq, Mertens du Plooy, Nicholas Fidler^, Anika Keuck, Stéphanie Lawrenson, Kgaugelo Mpyane, Osamu Nakada, Yehchan Park^, Lucy Strauss, Erin Torres
    CELLO Lynne Donson, Christopher Gous, Ashlin Grobbelaar, Nicola McLachlan, Marcus Motaung, Barbara Raubenheimer, Teboho Sesing, Reginald Teys^
    DOUBLE BASS Xavier Coetzee, Frances Levenderis, Siyolise Nyondo^, Graham Strickland, Megan Thebus, Tiago Vital
    HARP Lisa Britz^

    Video: Michael Mayer
    Sound engineers: Fried Wilsenach and Dawid de Villiers

  • The World Orchestra - Moscow 1998

    25:10

    The World Orchestra performing in the Red Square, Moscow.
    The SA National Youth Orchestra took part in this incredible experience. This performance conducted by Valery Gergiev.

  • SANYO 2010 in PMB Mahler Symphony No 5 Rehearsal

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    South African National Youth Orchestra 2010 rehearsing Mahler Symphony No 5 I.Trauersmarsch in Pietermaritzburg City Hall, 15 December 2010
    Conductor: Ewa Strusinska

  • Anthem Project | Cape Philharmonic Orchestra

    2:20

    Founded in 1914, the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra is arguably the most versatile and active orchestra on the continent. Watch as they blow us away with their rendition of Nkosi Sikelel'iAfrika.

    Watch the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra, as they deliver a world-class performance of the South African national anthem.

  • Gioacchino Rossini - Overture; Barbier van Sevilla

    7:56

    Preformed by Simfonia Juventi; a South African Youth Orchestra; 2013

  • The Orchestra Company South Africa

    2:06

    A Short Film outlining the outstanding work done by this JMI Associate Member in South Africa.

  • ROCK OVERTURE Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra

    3:19

    A symphonic celebration of local talent
    Recorded live at Artscape Opera, Cape Town, October 2019.

    Louis Heyneman - producer
    Marek Pinski - video production and sound recording supervision
    Caitlin Mittelmeyer - live video editing
    Tony Mittelmeyer - video setup

    The CPO is proud to showcase Cape Town's own stars. The fusion and collaboration you will see and hear tonight is also showcasing the orchestra in all its glorious versatility. If you thought classically trained musicians cannot rock, come along for the ride!
    We are proud that we enjoy full houses for our symphony concerts and we are equally proud that we can attract new audiences through popular genres. By presenting young artists we are creating the performers of the future as well as creating new audiences.

    COMMUNITY SPECTACULAR 2019 production team

    Director: Aviva Pelham
    Conductor: Brandon Phillips
    Concertmaster: Philip Martens
    Master of Ceremonies: Alan Committie
    Stage Designer: Michael Mitchell
    Music Co-ordinator: Stefan Lombard
    Lighting Design: Faheem Bardien
    Sound Desing: Liam Cookson

  • BRASS ROOTS - Brass Toots from the Grass Roots

    5:46

    BRASS ROOTS was initially formed when the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg invited trumpet player Marcus Wyatt and trombonist Alex Hitzeroth to work with 12 emerging brass musicians from the brass band scene in Johannesburg. The brief was to develop a programme of brass music on the theme of Joy - what came out of the process was so much more.

    It became immediately clear to Wyatt & Hitzeroth was that there is a huge gap between emerging/inexperienced players (mostly from areas outside of Johannesburg) and the professional musicians who make a living by playing music in (and out) of South Africa.

    What also became clear was that despite the amazing work done by the Field Band Foundation, Johannesburg Youth Orchestra and other such grass roots organisations - the young musicians themselves are not very well versed in the great musical traditions/music and history of South African music and South African Jazz at large.

    for these crucial reasons, BRASS ROOTS aims to become a cultural & educational 'institution', developing and educating young musicians with the purpose of sending them on into the world of professional music, where they can sustain themselves and the musical landscape for the next generation. The more we inspire the youth to pursue music (and more specifically brass music), the healthier and more self sustaining our society will become !

    Please make sure to leave a comment before you go, and follow this channel if you dig !

    excerpts from BRASS ROOTS' first concert :
    (video shot by Romy Brauteseth & edited by Marcus Wyatt)
    produced by Language 12

    Wyatt and Hitzeroth selected the works, composed new arrangements, and rehearsed with the musicians they recruited over the course of a week in January 2019 - the selected ensemble performed their first concert at the Goethe-Institut on Saturday 26 January.

    BRASS ROOTS - Brass Toots from the Grass Roots

    Top Brass (and captains of the Mentor-Ship) :

    Marcus Wyatt & Alex Hitzeroth (administrated and produced by Language 12)

    Top-Brass-in-Training :

    Neo Mathebula (trumpet)
    Trevor Mabaso (trumpet)
    Tal Gordon (trumpet)
    Phelelani Msimango (Eb horn)
    Martin Jwili (Eb horn)
    Lebogang Mogale (euphonium)
    Thokozani Mazibuko (trombone)
    Austin Titus (trombone)
    Atlegang Mohale (bass trombone)
    Sipho Mbatha (tuba)
    Tshepo Siloto (snare drum/cymbals)
    Dakalo Rambau (bass drum/cymbals)

    track excerpts :

    1. Tete & Barbs in My Mind - comp. Dudu Pukwana , arranged Wyatt
    2. Do It ! - comp. Chris McGregor , arranged Wyatt
    3. Eine Kleine Kwaito Musik - comp. Mozart/Wyatt , derranged Wyatt
    4. Spottie - comp. OutKast , arranged Wyatt
    5. Rondeau - comp. Jean-Joseph Mouret , arranged Kevin Kaisershot
    6. Anneke Tassou - composed/arranged Wyatt
    7. Crossroads - comp. Winston Mankunku , arranged Hitzeroth
    8. Resurrection - composed/arranged Wyatt
    9. Pezulu - comp. Dudu Pukwana , arranged Wyatt

  • MIAGI Youth Orchestra

    2:30

    MIAGI Youth Orchestra, Duncan Ward, Just6, Zihle Ndika, Ondela Simakuhle, Pamela Mpanza, Tshepo Tsotetsi, Mamba Tshabalala - South Africa and Europe meet through Monteverdi and ancient African chants as composed and arranged by Duncan Ward.

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