Classical Notes: Our French connection brings rich rewards for talented Irish musicians

Percussionist Caitriona Frost is the winner of the Music Performance Residency 2021-22 in the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris

25th April, 2021
Classical Notes: Our French connection brings rich rewards for talented Irish musicians
Caitriona Frost: the Cork-born percussionist will travel to Paris having been awarded a Centre Culturel Irlandais Music Performance Residency for 2021-2022

Away back in the early 1970s, my employer, the Irish Press, suddenly became generous. I got a pay increase followed by a significant promotion and so the world seemed a much better place. Names such as London and Rome, Paris and Madrid suddenly began popping into my head.

During the period of these happy events, the French rugby team happened to be playing at Lansdowne Road and that meant shockingly cheap return flights to Orly...

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