23rd Festival of Youth Orchestras

23rd Festival of Youth Orchestras

Saturday, 10 February 2018, 3.00pm

The 23rd Festival of Youth Orchestras will take place on Saturday 10th February 2018 at the National Concert Hall, Dublin.

The 2018 Festival of Youth Orchestras will see almost 500 young musicians take to the stage of the National Concert Hall to perform a variety of music played by young people for young people – from the standard classical repertoire to music from the movies, pop tunes arranged for orchestra and new music by Irish Composers. The 2018 edition will include Hungarian Dances by Brahms, music from Star Wars, Carmen, the Pirates of the Caribbean, Sesame Street, Duke Ellington and much more. There will also be modern Irish works by Elaine Agnew, Vincent Kennedy and Michael Houlihan. It’s a family-friendly event not to be missed.

3pm Performance
St Peter’s NS String Orchestra & Royal Irish Academy of Music Junior Strings, Dublin
Drogheda Young Orchestral Players
Mayo Youth Orchestra
Cork ETB Youth Orchestra

8pm Performance
Musica Fusion Orchestra, Charleville, Cork
Young European Strings Chamber Orchestra, Dublin
Laois School of Music Orchestra
Donegal Youth Orchestra

Ticket Information

Full Price Tickets: €15, Concessions (Students, OAPs, Unwaged etc.): €10, Children (14 and under) €7.50, Family Ticket: €40.

40% discount for groups of 10 or more (it may be cheaper to book children’s tickets with full price for adults than go with the group rate). Group discounts for the Festival are available by calling the National Concert Hall box.

Tickets are available from the National Concert Hall on 01 417 0000 or online at nch.ie/Online/IAYO-10Feb18

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras office on 021 421 5185 or at [email protected]

You can learn more about IAYO and the Festival at www.iayo.ie


Irish Youth Wind Ensemble. Tango from Fukuda Symphonic Dances

Published on 11 January 2018

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