NJO Winter tour 2023

6 - 20 January 2023

Large twentieth century symphonic works led by Antony Hermus in six of the great concert halls in The Netherlands.


Registration for the NJO Winter Tour 2023 is now closed. Registration was possible until and including 15 October 2022.

Application is possible for students registered at Dutch and Belgian conservatoires and Dutch students at foreign conservatoires between the age of 18 and 26 years (on January 8th 2023). Read more>>

The auditions will take place live between October 31th and November 18th at a central location in The Netherlands. Video auditions are only possible for musicians who do not live/study in The Netherlands and only in consultation with the NJO orchestra manager, Twan Dubbers (twan njon.nl).

Please also look at audition dates per instrument


On January 6th and 7th in the Amsterdam Conservatory (Conservatorium van Amsterdam).
January 8th up to and including January 12th 2023 in Theater Orpheus in Apeldoorn.
(Please note that the project starts two days earliers than previously mentioned!)


Stayokay Apeldoorn or other accommodation in or near Apeldoorn.


Between 13th and 20th of January 2023 in TivoliVredenburg, De Vereeniging, Het Concertgebouw, Amare, De Doelen and Theater Orpheus. Please look at the events calender for the latest information on the concerts.


Antony Hermus


Bram Kortekaas - L'Élue, Prélude pour orchestre (new composition for the National Youth Orchestra, commissioned by AVROTROS Vrijdagconcert)

5[1.2.3/pic2.pic1.afl] 5[] 5[1.2.3/bcl2.Ebcl.bcl1] 5[] — 8[7-8/Wag tb] 5[pic tp.] 3 2 — 2tmp+4 — str 

Igor Stravinksy - Le Sacre du Printemps

5[1.2.3/pic2.pic1.afl] 5[] 5[1.2.3/bcl2.Ebcl.bcl1] 5[] — 8[7-8/Wag tb] 5[pic tp.] 3 2 — 2tmp+4 — str 


Maurice Ravel - Daphnis et Chloé: suite no. 2 

4[1.2/pic2.pic1.afl] 3[1.2.Eh] 4[1.2.Ebcl.bcl] 4[1.2.3.cbn] — 4 4 3 1 — tmp+7 — 2hp — cel — str

Olivier Messiaen - Les offrandes oubliées

3 3[1.2.Eh] 3[1.2.bcl] 3 — 4 3 3 1 — tmp+3 — str


Participants do not need to pay a personal contribution. Travel costs within the Netherlands are reimbursed.

**) click on the name of the work to open information on the orchestra instrumentation

Please find information on possible other projects under preparation by the National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands on the page Programme & planning. Read everything about auditioning on Audition information.

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