The Sydney Symphony Orchestra has announced its latest intake of young musicians for its prestigious Fellowship program. Selected from 145 applications across Australia and New Zealand, 10 emerging artists will spend a year being mentored by orchestra members, rehearsing and performing in concerts with the SSO, and participating in masterclasses with leading guest artists. The Fellows will also perform in a chamber music series and participate in a range of community engagement projects.
The 2020 Fellows with Roger Benedict. Photo © Tobias Rowles
“The Sydney Symphony Orchestra is committed to supporting the next generation of artists,” said SSO Fellowship Artistic Director Roger Benedict. “For more than 19 years, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra has nurtured and provided young musicians with the tools and opportunities to pursue careers and share their musical passions as professional musicians.”
“The 2020 Fellows are an exceptional group of musicians and represent the next wave of artists that will shape how we hear and experience music. I look forward to working closely with them and invite audiences to experience their phenomenal talent at our Sydney Symphony events and special Fellows concerts over the coming year.”