25th Festival of Youth Orchestras

25th Festival of Youth Orchestras

Saturday, 8 February 2020, 3.00pm

The 25th Festival of Youth Orchestras will take place on Saturday, 8 February 2020 in the National Concert Hall with two concerts at 3pm and 8pm.

The 2020 Festival of Youth Orchestras will see over 500 young players from around Ireland perform classical works and modern arrangements for youth orchestra in a variety of styles. It’s a family-friendly event not to be missed!

3pm Concert
Dublin Youth Orchestras Junior Strings
Athlone Youth Orchestra
Carlow Youth Orchestra
National Youth Orchestra of Ireland

8pm Concert
IAYO Festival Orchestra
Young Dublin Symphonia
Symphonic Waves Youth Orchestra
UCD Symphony Orchestra

The Festival of Youth Orchestras is the annual celebration of youth orchestras and the young musicians of Ireland, with a great variety of music played by young people, for young people.

The 2020 edition will feature classics such as Ravel’s Boléro, two movements of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 ‘Pathétique’, and the lively Lord of the Dance by Ronan Hardiman along with pop classics such as Shallow from A Star is Born, The Beatles’ When I’m Sixty-Four and modern Irish works by Sam Perkin, Vincent Kennedy and more.

Tickets are on sale now from the National Concert Hall Box Office at nch.ie and 01 417 0000.

Full Price: €20 • Concessions (Students, OAPs, Unwaged): €10 • Children (17 and under): €7.50 • Family Ticket: €45.


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