National Youth Orchestra of Ireland (1970-2020) 50th Anniversary

National Youth Orchestra of Ireland (1970-2020) 50th Anniversary

The National Youth Orchestra of Ireland celebrated their 50th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, Evelyn interviewed Gillian Smith and conductor Gearoid Grant.

Celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, Evelyn presents part one of The National Youth Orchestra of Ireland in a live concert recording from last January, conducted by Gearóid Grant. Listen back to the full programme here

Before the concert, Evelyn talks to Gillian Smith about her mother Olive who founded the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland. Listen below:


Evelyn presents part two of The National Youth Orchestra of Ireland in a live concert recording from last January, conducted by Gearóid Grant. Listen back to the full programme here

Listen to Evelyn's interview with conductor Gearóid Grant below:

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