Tuesday October 20, 2020

Classical Notes: Young Europeans keep alumni in fine tune

The European Union Youth Orchestra is to hold a special performance in Dublin this Wednesday, in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy of Music

20th September, 2020
Sarah Sew, pictured here with her husband David Collins at the Museum of Literature Ireland, chose the programme for the European Union Youth Orchestra’s recently recorded Dublin concert

Every day, I ask myself how music can survive socially and financially in these times of Covid-19. It was always going to be tricky when Brexit was the only cloud on the horizon, but both coming together is awful, to say the least.

However, somehow things are moving on and though it’s unlikely we will be having a friendly musical discussion with the person in the next seat any time soon, there is light beginning...

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