The Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

A 40-member ensemble, makes the core of its repertoire with pieces from the Classical Period and the Romantic style, particularly from composers such as Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, Mendelssohn and Brahms, to name but a few.

It has taken part in productions of high musical demands like the operas Falstaff by Verdi, Candide by Bernstein and Midsummer Night’s Dream by Britten. Other paticipations that deserve mention are the Bogota International Classical Music Festivals Bogota is Mozart, Bogota is Romantic Russia as well as the IX International Music Festival in Cartagena.

The Orchestra has been conducted by maestros Germán Gutiérrez, Adrián Chamorro, Rodolfo Fischer and Andrés Felipe Jaime. Among the soloists invited to play with the Orchestra are musicians such as Vicente Amigo, Pablo Hurtado and Pedro Salcedo, to name just a few, as well as violinist Alexis Cárdenas acting as guest conductor and soloist.