National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands

The National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands (NJO, Dutch: Nationaal Jeugdorkest) is the national youth orchestra of the Netherlands, founded in 1957.[1] It consists of young musicians between 18 and 26 years of age.

National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands
Youth orchestra
Nationaal Jeugd Orkest Logo.svg
Native nameNationaal Jeugdorkest
Short nameNJO
Founded1957 (1957)
LocationApeldoorn
Websitewww.njo.nl/english/orchestra/orchestra
A concert of the NJO in the RAI Amsterdam, 1963

It has appeared with conductors including Philippe Herreweghe, Iván Fischer, Jaap van Zweden, Reinbert de Leeuw and Oliver Knussen and soloists Nino Gvetadze, Hannes Minnaar, Isabelle van Keulen, Lucas Jussen, Harriet Krijgh, Alexander Romanovsky, Alexander Sitkovetsky and Claron McFadden.

The orchestra made its debut at Young Euro Classic in 2015.[2] It is a member of the European Federation of National Youth Orchestras.[3]

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  1. ^ "Orchestra". www.njo.nl. Retrieved 2020-12-06.
  2. ^ "Young Euro Classic Archiv Programm 2015". Young Euro Classic (in German). Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  3. ^ European Federation of National Youth Orchestras. "Members&Partners". Retrieved 2020-12-09.