“…..C’ è uno spartito musicale che travalica il muro di difesa eretto in Terra Santa…..sono i 50 giovani scelti fra i migliori allievi dei Conservatori di tutto il mondo riuniti nella World Youth Orchestra, formazione creata dal Maestro italiano Damiano Giuranna…….il Maestro è tra coloro che credono nel potere della musica, linguaggio universale capace di costruire comunione, condivisione, di scaldare i cuori, specialmente delle nuove generazioni……”( Agenzia Fides– Città del Vaticano)

Une orchestre pour la paix.
«  Etémoigne que vivre en paix est possible, en dépit des différences de croyances, de races, de langues et de cultures. » ( Le Figaro)

“…..when the WYO performed……their enthusiasm spilled over into the tempo and tones of the music….”
(Jerusalem Post)

“….La World Youth Orchestra instaura un dialogo tra le civiltà attraverso la musica….”
(Quotidiano Ad-Dustour)

“Ovunque va, questa carovana multirazziale e multiculturale lascia un solco profondo tra la gente….”
(Corriere della Sera)

“….World Youth Orchestra…..Quelli senza bandiera che le suonano a tutte le guerre”
(Il Venerdi di Repubblica)

“…Numerose sono nel mondo le orchestre giovanili, spesso di buon livello, ma non c’è ne nessuna che, come quella guidata dal M° Damiano Giuranna, sia davvero una World Youth Orchestra….”
(Il Venerdì di Repubblica)

” …..L’orchestre, impeccable dans sa technique et son savoir-faire… ”
(La Presse de Tunisie)

“…Le publique ovationnait à tout rompre….La foule , subjuguée, n’arrêtait pas d’acclamer…le publique qui ni finissait pas d’applaudir….”
(La Presse de Tunisie)

“ …Giuranna intreccia tutto sapientemente e dirige con gesto capace di esprimere questa unione armonica….”
(L’Avvenire)

“… at team of talented young …”
(La Stampa Luca del Fra)

“… an orchestra of skilful young people…”
(Il Tempo)

“…It will take place in the most beautiful locations of Rome the Festival of Young Musicians…”
(Il Giornale)

“…Youngsters from the whole world united by the great music…”
(La Repubblica)

“…After the success obtained from the concerts of the World Youth Orchestra…”
(La Repubblica – Landa Ketoff)

“….World Youth Orchestra- brilliant and a concert made of vivid musical perfectionism
…the orchestra has played in a distinguished manner under the direction of Damiano Giuranna…”
(Avanti – Renato Ribaud)

“…The magic baton of the World Youth Orchestra.
When Damiano Giuranna gets onto the platform, silence rises all around filled with tightened concentration. But the slightest movement of his baton is enough to glide the suddenly relaxed souls of the spectators in an enchanted dimension…”
(La Stampa – Patrizia Notarnicola)

“…With his class, Damiano Giuranna, made it, to give an extraordinary unitary imprinting to the emblem of the beauty of the sound…directing the young people of the orchestra in a masterly manner towards an authentic musical maturity…”
(Il Tempo – Paola Pariset)

“…the World Youth Orchestra under the efficient and stimulating guidance of Giuranna…”
(Corriere della Sera – Luigi Bellingardi)

“… the commitment from all was notable. 26 pieces after Grieg, interpreted with a lively and expressive concentration. A crowded concert hall applauded intensely and called for an encore.”
(Corriere della Sera – Luigi Bellingardi)

“…It was a highly enjoyable performance, opening with Grieg’s Holberg suite for strings. The World Youth Chamber Orchestra gave a clean and lively performance.”
(Pirro Donati – Il Tempo)

“Can a musical score be place on the front-line or the key of a violin on the Road Map? The World Youth Orchestra is giving it a try.”
(Emanuele Giordana – Il Manifesto)

“The orchestra is resonant with thousands of years of a culture and the gaps between East and West are narrowed to the point of disappearing.”
(Sergio Sciacca – La Sicilia)

“The audience appreciated the musical qualities of the young orchestra. In the Grieg suite the sounds were clean and transparent and showed the off the sophistication of the orchestra to its best. In the series dedicated to popular music, the skills and musical performance of the individual players were revealed in full.”
(Gianluigi Mattietti – Diario)

“Taormina Arte enjoys winter. The World Youth Chamber Orchestra gave a thousand-strong audience a real gift in a memorable morning’s concerts.”
(La Repubblica)

“The World Youth Chamber Orchestra gave its large audience an unforgettable morning in the Teatro Antico.”
(La Sicilia)

“A symphony for Peace in the Pergolesi theatre in Jesi
Sara Ferreri – (Il Resto del Carlino)
Bridging the gaps between two opposing worlds from Jerusalem to Ramallah. Maestro Giuranna wins the challenge. ”
(Gabriele Carchella – La Sicilia)

“TaoArte appreciates the morning orchestra.
A concert from the World Youth Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Daminao Giuranna, was held at the Teatro Antico as part of Tao Arte’s winter programme. It was a great success and so warmly received by its audience that Giuranna conceded several encores.”
(La Gazzetta del Sud)