|Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa
Web site: http://www.jpo.co.za
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The JPO seeks to ensure the ongoing sustainability and growth of music traditions through nurturing accessibility to the broad community. The JPO aims to perform consistently at an international level of musical excellence. The JPO aims to challenge the prevailing perception of classical music performances being elitist and Euro-centric, and appeal rather to a truly egalitarian local audience.
Ensure the financial sustainability of the JPO as a viably funded city orchestra.
Nurture, train and develop world-class South African musicians.
Ensure classical music serves all communities within the Gauteng region and beyond.
Encourage a world-class, uniquely South African classical music industry.
Play a meaningful role in music education, both formally and informally.