Adelaide Youth Orchestra’s flagship Maestro Series concerts will return in April, and we are giving you the chance to see it for free!

AdYO Maestro Series 1 - High DramaFeaturing South Australia’s best and brightest young musicians, the program of dramatic classical masterpieces is set to thrill and inspire.

April 3rd will see the first major concert in AdYO’s recently launched 2016 season, Maestro Series 1: High Drama take to the stage.

High Drama will include César Franck’s masterpiece Symphony No 2 in D minor in its first performance by AdYO since 2002, and the elegant and lyrical Cello Concerto by Luigi Boccherini featuring rising star cellist and Helpmann Award winner David Moran.

Johannes Brahms’ sublime and emotional Tragic Overture, is also on the program; a performance of which will coincide with the 119th anniversary of the composer’s death on April 3, 1897.

Now showing at new, more convenient afternoon show times, the Maestro Series performances have shifted from their previous Sunday evening time slots to 3.00pm.

As well as the new times, AdYO has made its 2016 program even more accessible, with under 30s being able see all Maestro Series concerts for just $30 using the new 30-4-30 Pass, a special digital ticket that can be displayed on a smartphone or tablet for entry at the venue.

To enter the draw to win a double pass worth $70 to see ADYO’s first in a magnificent series of performances this year, simply email your postal address with ‘HIGH DRAMA’ in the subject line to

To book your tickets to see any of this year’s concerts in the Maestro Series, head to ADYO’s website.