The Orchestra of the Americas

General information

Led by Artistic Advisor Plácido Domingo, The Orchestra of the Americas is a world-class symphony orchestra of gifted young musicians, ages 18
to 30, representing 25 countries in the Western Hemisphere. The Orchestra’s mission is to empower young musical leaders to transform lives across the Americas and beyond. The season centerpiece is a July – August Residence and Concert Tour held each year in different regions of the world. The Orchestra has performed more than 300 concerts since its 2002 Inaugural Tour in settings that range from the most prestigious concert halls of Europe and the Americas to outdoor venues not often associated with symphonic music. In addition to touring activities, The Orchestra of the Americas serves as a model for national youth orchestras in Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Uruguay, and elsewhere.