European Union Youth Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor Yefim Bronfman, piano soloist
April 20, 2012
The European Union Youth Orchestra's vitality and brilliance have created much buzz in Europe and, under the baton of Maestro Ashkenazy, have earned favorable comparisons with the leading orchestras of Europe. Players are selected each year from over 4,000 candidates between the ages of 14-24 drawn from all 27 member countries of the European Union. In short, they are some of Europe's finest young performers. The orchestra is conducted by Music Director Vladimir Ashkenazy, and is joined for this performance by the magnificent pianist Yefim Bronfman.