January 13, 2017 Hamburg State Opera: The Federal Youth Orchestra (Bundesjugendorchester) (conducted by Alexander Shelley) plays "EIN FESTE BURG. SYMPHONIC POEM" as world premiere. The Federal Youth Ballet (Bundesjugendballet) dances to it (director: John Neumeier, artistic director: Kevin Haigen). As part of a 9 days tour of the Federal Youth Orchestra celebrating "500 years of Reformation".