YMCG Features:

Inaugurated in 2017, Youth Music Culture Guangdong (YMCG) has been presented by the Guangdong Provincial Department of Culture. From 2019 it will be presented by the Guangdong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism and organized jointly by the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra (GSO) and Xinghai Concert Hall. This annual project takes place in January in Guangzhou, led by GSO Music Director Long Yu as Chairman of the Artistic Committee, Yo-Yo Ma as Artistic Director and Maestro Michael Stern as Music Director.

YMCG Represents:

Youth, Music, Culture, Guangdong. It is an open and all-embracing international platform.

Words from Yo-Yo Ma:

I know that you, like Bach, understand the power of culture to connect us, build understanding, and create hope. I invite you to join me in Guangzhou to explore Bach’s music and to live the values it embodies. I very much look forward to meeting you in Guangzhou in January!