Ngapa William Cooper

Join the Australian Youth Orchestra alongside composer Nigel Westlake, singer-songwriter Lior and Dr Lou Bennett AM for the orchestral premiere of Ngapa William Cooper. This exhilarating work celebrates the strength and compassion of Yorta Yorta activist Uncle William Cooper.

The program will also include Westlake’s The Glass Soldier Suite and Beneath the Waves, from the score for 2022 film Blueback featuring star cellist Sharon Grigoryan. Tickets on sale now!

Sydney Opera House
Monday 10 July, 8pm AEST


The Northern Sydney Youth Orchestra is all about the joy of making beautiful music.

We welcome young players to join the String Orchestra, the Sinfonia, the Wind Ensemble and the Symphony Orchestra.