Saturday July 11, 2020

Classical Notes: Phoenix Hall gives rise to RTÉ NSO anniversary

5 main features for the new season

18th June, 2017
Nathalie Stutzmann, principal guest conductor with the RTÉ NSO PIc: Maxwells

I expect few readers remember the Phoenix Hall in Dublin. It was between Exchequer Street and Dame Street on the fringe of Temple Bar. It was a big bland square space used as a recording studio and for various events, all of which are long forgotten – except, perhaps, three.

It was in the Phoenix Hall that Radio Éireann broadcast its popular Question Time show with Joe Linnane. It was also used by Irish Hospital...

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