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Jenna Russell & Maria Ewing in star line-up for RTÉ Concert Orchestra’s South Pacific The RTÉ Concert Orchestra is proud to announce that Olivier Award-winning Jenna Russell and superstar Maria Ewing are among the top international cast joining the orchestra and conductor John Wilson for concert performances of South Pacific on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 October at the National Concert Hall. Jenna Russell, playing the lead role of […]
RTÉ announces John Wilson as Principal Conductor Designate of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra RTÉ today announced John Wilson as Principal Conductor Designate of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. One of the most exciting conductors and arrangers on the scene, Wilson has been the RTÉ CO’s Principal Guest Conductor since 2009. He will succeed David Brophy as RTÉ CO Principal Conductor in January 2014.  Born in Gateshead on Tyneside in […]
RTÉ Concert Orchestra presents The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King In Concert This October, the journey ends when the RTÉ Concert Orchestra proudly presents The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King on Sunday 27 October 2013 at the O2, Dublin. Tickets go on sale via Ticketmaster on Friday 12 July 10am priced €39.50 to €69.50 (additional service charges may apply).  Following the phenomenal success […]
ORCHESTRAL TALES AND LEGENDS AT THE HEART OF RTÉ NSO’S NEW 2013-2014 SEASON. LAUNCHING TODAY It’s all new at the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra                              RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra announces its 2013–2014 season A Season of Orchestral Tales & Legends Ireland’s national symphony orchestra, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, today (Tuesday 14 May) unveils plans for its new season at a free lunchtime concert under Principal Conductor Alan Buribayev at […]
Brian Byrne to conduct RTÉ Concert Orchestra with Kurt Elling Brian Byrne will conduct the RTÉ Concert Orchestra for its concert with Kurt Elling on Tuesday 21 May at the National Concert Hall. Jazz superstar Kurt Elling, hailed as ’the standout male vocalist of our time’ by The New York Times, will be making his first Irish appearance with orchestra when he joins the RTÉ […]
Paul Brady, Julie Feeney, Allan Harris, film & disco in mix for RTÉ Concert Orchestra summer concerts Hello all Below please find details of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra’s summer concerts. As part of the Music in High Definition series in August at the National Concert Hall, the RTÉ CO is delighted to present its first full concerts with top Irish artists Paul Brady (1 and 2 August) and Julie Feeney (9 August). […]
Michel Legrand in Ireland to record with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra  The legendary French film composer, five-time Grammy winner and triple Oscar winner Michel Legrand has chosen the RTÉ Concert Orchestra to record his latest album. Legrand is a musical icon, with a catalogue of classic compositions including The Windmills of Your Mind, the scores for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Yentl, Summer of ’42 and more. […]
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra appoints Helena Wood as Leader The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra today announced the appointment of Helena Wood as Leader of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, with effect from 19 June 2013. Helena’s busy international career sees her much in demand as a leader, director, soloist and chamber musician. Currently Principal Violin at English National Opera, she regularly guest-leads major orchestras […]
Wife of late Gene Kelly to introduce RTÉ Concert Orchestra’s Singin’ in the Rain screenings Patricia Ward Kelly, wife of the late screen legend Gene Kelly, will introduce the RTÉ Concert Orchestra’s screenings of Singin’ in the Rain with live performance of the orchestral score. This Irish premiere takes place on Saturday 27 April at the National Concert Hall, with screenings at 3pm and 8pm. The remastered MGM classic is […]
RTÉ Concert Orchestra recording Patrick Cassidy’s score to John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary The RTÉ Concert Orchestra is back in the recording studio tomorrow, Tuesday 26 February, to record Patrick Cassidy’s music for John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary. After the success of The Guard, this eagerly awaited new McDonagh film again stars Brendan Gleeson, this time as a priest in a role described as the flipside to The Guard’s […]