An Cluin thu mi mo nighean donn – Iain McColl

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Will you listen to me, my brown-haired girl? Listen, and pay attention to me There are many people of this opinion That you are too young a love for me   And although my hair is grey Don’t let this distress you I am not old in years And I long to be with …

Percussion Ensemble – Montecatini Terme

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Perth Youth Orchestra’s Percussion Ensemble, directed by Miss Lynsey Paterson, performed at the Piazza del Populo, on the steps of the Basilica Maria Assunta, in Montecatini Terme. The performance came as the last of five consecutive days of concerts on the orchestra’s Concert Tour to Italy, 2019.

Vivaldi Concerto for Two Violins

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The final concert on Tour Italy 2019 was performed in the Piazza del Popolo, in front of the Basilica Maria Assunta. Ola and Zosia Stanton performed the Vivaldi Concert in A Minor, for Two Violins, with the Perth Youth Orchestra Strings, directed by Mrs Audrey Mattner.

Packing up

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Nothing we achieved during the past week in Italy would have been possible without the great teamwork. Players and tutors past and present will recognise this part of every concert.

Tour Blog 3 – Perugia

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A short funicular ride up to Montecatini Alto for quiet morning spent in the quiet hilltop town. A picture-postcard town where coffee or a cold drink provided an opportunity to sit down and soak in the sights. For some, an order of ‘toast’ turned out to contain a full English breakfast! The orchestra set …

Tour Blog 2 – San Filippo Neri

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Today PYO gave the first of two concerts in Florence – at the St Philip Neri Church. In contrast to the previous evening, this was a concert performed by PYO’s various ‘smaller’ groups – string, percussion, brass, big band and jazz band. It was always going to be a tight fit in the richly …

Tour Blog 1 – Tetuccio Spa

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Tuesday (2nd July) – Perth Youth Orchestra’s 2019 concert tour saw it return to Italy and many of the popular locations which had been highlights of its 2013 Golden Anniversary trip. The orchestra moved smoothly between Heathrow’s Terminal 5 and Terminal 3, with none of the unplanned drama they had faced in 2007 on …