Friday February 28, 2020

Classical notes with Dick O'Riordan

Top young musicians setting the Freemasons’ hall alight

20th October, 2019
Oran Halligan, winner of the Freemasons Young Musician of the Year for 2019

There is nothing more pleasing than witnessing the intensity and resolve of young musicians as they strive for perfection in the heat of battle. The skill level required nowadays to achieve a breakthrough into full-time professional careers is astonishing and the organisations that help along the way are to be heartily congratulated.

The Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year 2019 competition is a prime example. This annual glowing event, splendidly organised and presented, celebrated...

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