Founded in 1898, the York Symphony
Orchestra is the city's oldest amateur orchestra. Its aim is to give amateur
musicians in York and the surrounding area the opportunity to rehearse and perform
works from the orchestral repertoire. It is particularly keen to encourage younger
players, and many of its soloists are young musicians with links to York. The
orchestra meets weekly for rehearsals and gives three concerts each year, in
November/December, March, and June/July.
Click on one of the buttons to find out about our future concert plans, learn about the orchestra's history, and consult or search the archives. Information for members is found by clicking the "Members" button. If you are a patron, or want to know how to become one, select "Patrons"; if you have comments, suggestions, enquiries about membership or sponsorship, or if you want to know how to obtain tickets, select "Contacts". To search the archive or the website click "Search".
The Orchestra is looking for a new Musical Director. Click here for details.
The orchestra is short of double bass players - players of the instrument would be most welcome. Please get in touch via our 'Contacts' page.
Pictures of the YSO dinner, February 2014
Pictures of the YSO Garden Party, 2013
Francis Jackson - Symphony in D minor
See also our namesakes in
York, Ontario and in York, Pennsylvania
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update: 6th March, 2014