symphony youth orchestra in Angers, France

The Collège and Lycée David d’Angers Symphony Youth Orchestra, founded in 1983, is a recognized formation of Angers region cultural space. Composed of 60 musicians between 11 and 17 years old, mostly students at David d’Angers high school, this orchestra brings together enthusiasts, generous of their time and talented students.
OLDA orchestra performs a dozen times in the region each year. Our young musicians work together to the best of their abilities, demonstrating a commitment to the group and the music.

L'OLDA en répétition en Hollande

a varied musical repertoire

The orchestra performs a wide variety of challenging works, including classical music as well as movie soundtracks, musical theatre and pop arrangements.

Year 23/24 repertoire

Video Games Live (Halo Suite) – Marty O’Donnell et Michael Salvatori
Gladiator (musique de film) – Hanz Zimmer
Aladdin (musique de film) – Alan Menken
Rhapsodie in Blue – George Gershwin
Casse-Noisette (Marche) – Piotr Tchaïkovski
Bacchanale (Samson et Dalila) – Camille Saint-Saëns

yearly international musical tour

Parents play an important role in organizing fund-raising events to enable the orchestra to travel abroad once every year and meet up with foreign musical orchestras, choirs or ensembles. Exchanges have already taken place in many European countries, Canada, Argentina, United States and China. See the map of all our musical tours.

The aim of such international musical tour is to promote understanding and harmony amongst young people around the world.

Discover the OLDA, listen to the OLDA and collaborate with us!

Since 1983, the OLDA Ochestra has visited more than 25 countries,
and has received their hosts in return, in Angers, France.

Contact us !

For any question about our Orchestra and its organization, contact us.