As a responsible bank, we have a duty to the Luxembourg community which provides the framework for our development. Accordingly, we have always engaged with life in Luxembourg City, especially in the musical arena with which our Bank maintains close links.
Many longstanding relationships
For many years, Banque de Luxembourg subsidised the production of musical recordings for the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, prior to making a commitment to accompany the Philharmonie in the launch of the ‘Youth Audience’ programmes, and it has also provided a platform for many classical and jazz performers – young and seasoned – in the Bank’s Auditorium. Now it is also supporting the Summer Orchestra Luxembourg.
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When young musicians volunteer their talents
The Summer Orchestra Luxembourg showcases the critical values of encouragement and promotion of talents and young people’s artistic creativity. Founded in 2014 by four music students, the aim of the SOL is to bring together young musicians from Luxembourg and European music schools by offering them a forum to meet and share, and above all, a place to create music together in an orchestral programme.
Ambitious programmes, performed at the Mierscher Kulturhaus, are an opportunity for the musicians – all volunteers – to participate in an orchestra and gain precious experience. They are regularly joined by internationally-renowned professional soloists, whose expertise and experience is of real benefit to the young musicians.
The resulting free-of-charge summer and winter concerts represent a challenge for the members of the orchestra and a place of discovery for the audience.