PYO – Autumn Concert Series

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Perth Youth Orchestra completes its season with performances in both Edinburgh and Perth in the coming week. The capital’s ancient Greyfriars Kirk is the setting for their Festival Fringe concert on Thursday 24th August, at 7.30pm, and then the orchestra returns to Perth Concert Hall at 7.30pm, on Monday 28th. Conducted by Mr Allan …

Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto – Greyfriars 2016

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Franz Joseph Haydn’s Trumpet Concert in Eb (2nd movement) performed by Perth Youth Orchestra conducted by Mr Allan Young – soloist Jennifer Whitaker. Performed in Greyfriar’s Kirk at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2016.

At the cutting edge of musical performance

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Our Chief Patron – Su-a Lee, accompanied by Matt Hardy on marimba, delighted her audience in St John’s Kirk, Perth, with this encore based on a ‘jingle’ by composer Raymond Scott, for a ’43 year old sherry’. It must have been a really good sherry!

Raising funds for their fellow musicians

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These young musicians from Kinross High School provided the perfect reply to their Chief Patron’s generous fund raising concert last weekend. The second part of her concert, given at St John’s Kirk, Perth, with her fellow Scottish Chamber Orchestra player, Matt Hardy, was performed by PYO members. All these young players are pupils at …