The Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra toured to South Africa in 2023! News and stories about the tour appear here! The 120-member orchestra of talented 12 to 21-year olds—led by its co-founder and guiding force Benjamin Zander—embarked on a 15-day, multi-city tour. In fulfillment of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra’s motto of “Shaping Future Leaders through Music,” the 2023 tour featured performances throughout South Africa, and numerous opportunities to collaborating with local young musicians. The tour was arranged by the international tour management company, Classical Movements.