Those who have pigged out on the Brahmsfest provided by the RTE National Symphony Orchestra over the past three weeks might like to come down to earth via the RTE Concert Orchestra’s Cinema Season, which takes place over the next three Wednesdays at
Dervish dancers from Turkey, operatic gymnasts from Beijing, floor-pounding flamenco from Andalucia and now demon drummers from Japan: the National Concert Hall has spiced up its classical agenda with colourful cultural acts from abroad.
There's little doubt that it's a happy New Year for two of Ireland's premier institutions in the world of classical music and opera, thanks to a government budget that hit the high notes for the National Concert Hall and Wexford Festival Opera.
Britain's Philharmonia Orchestra, which claims to be the most-recorded symphony orchestra in the world - and with more than a thousand releases to its credit it has few challengers - will perform in the National Concert Hall on October 1 as part of t
The National Chamber Choir of Ireland has performed many outstanding concerts under its leader Celso Antunes over the past three years, not least because of its ability to pick themes and develop them in highly original ways.
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