Newcastle Youth Orchestra will present the Australian premiere of Christopher Pantelidis’ work Novacastria. Christopher is a former alumnus of Newcastle Youth Orchestra having joined NYO in its second year of operations in 2014. Since then Christopher has completed his Honours research in 2017 and attained First Class Honours with a University Medal. Christopher has also attained Associate and Licentiate diplomas in Music (AMusA and LMusA) in oboe and, in 2018, he completed a Graduate Certificate in oboe performance with Michael Bardon at the Australian Institute of Music, Sydney.

Other featured works include – Peer Gynt Suite No 1 – Edvard Grieg
Schindler’s List – John Williams – Soloist – Callail Rowley (Violin)
Capriccio Italien – Peter Tchaikovsky
Concerto No 1 for Clarinet – Carl Maria von Weber – Soloist – Clare Gibbons (Clarinet)