Organiser:

Baltic Sea Music Education Foundation e.V.
Strasse der Pariser Kommune 38
10243 Berlin
Germany

Founding Conductor & Music Director:
Kristjan Järvi

Executive Director:
Thomas Hummel

Communications Director:
Jutta Loosen
jutta.loosen@bmef.eu


Production Manager:
Rita Sosedow
rita.sosedow@bmef.eu

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Sparkasse Mittelmosel
BIC: MALADE51BKS
IBAN: DE59587512300032425969

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BYP NEWS

29.01.2015
Highlights of the Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic in 2015
The Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic (BYP) goes from strength to strength as it enters its eighth year. Following on from a hugely successful 2014, the Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic and Kristjan Järvi return to captivate audiences in 2015 with two concert tours across Europe, their first official album release Baltic Sea Voyage, on French label Naïve Classique, concert debuts in Paris and Zurich and an educational workshop, “BYP LAB”, in Poland in March. 2015 also sees the Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic honoured with the major award, the European Cultural Prize by the European Foundation for Culture. The orchestra was founded in 2008 as a joint initiative of the Usedom Music Festival and Nord Stream AG, the gas pipeline operator. Click here to read more...
07.01.2015
Calling All Composers!
We will have another Composers Workshop as part of BYP LAB in Poland from 21 to 26 March 2015. The workshop will be led by Daniel Schnyder, renowned composer and performer in the fields of both jazz and classical music. Click to read more...
05.12.2014
The Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic is awarded the European Cultural Prize 2015


The European Foundation for Culture Pro Europa honours the Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic with the European Cultural Prize 2015. Under the baton of Founding Conductor and Music Director Kristjan Järvi, our orchestra is being awarded for its contribution to international cooperation in the Baltic Sea region through exceptional musical achievements. The award ceremony will take place on 2 October 2015 in the Frauenkirche in Dresden. Central German Broadcasting (MDR) will broadcast the ceremony entitled '25 Years of German Unification' live on Radio and TV. BYP and Kristjan Järvi will perform during the ceremony together with Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu and German tenor Jonas Kaufmann.
14.09.2014
5 concerts, 5.000 concert-goers, 5.000 travel kilometres – BYPs successful September tour
From 15 to 29 September 2014, some 80 young musicians of the entire Baltic Sea region embarked on their joint musical journey to carry the sound of the Baltic Sea into Europe’s concert halls. Under the baton of Founding Conductor and Music Director Kristjan Järvi, the Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic successfully played five concerts in Usedom (Germany), St. Petersburg (Russia), Bonn (Germany) as well as Milan and Verona (Italy). The young orchestra performing together with soloist Jan Lisiecki took the audience by storm and inspired some 5.000 concert-goers. The Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic will continue its journey in 2015 and carry the sound of the Baltic Sea to France, Germany, Poland and Finland. More news to follow!