The National Youth Orchestra At 60

Composer Mark Simpson looks at the history of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

Founded in 1947, the orchestra has seen thousands of teenagers pass through its ranks.

Some, such as Simon Rattle, have become international stars.

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Composer Mark Simpson looks at the history of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

Founded in 1947, the orchestra has seen thousands of teenagers pass through its ranks.

Some, such as Simon Rattle, have become international stars.