ICO at 50 honours the past and plans the future

The Irish Chamber Orchestra has honed its personality and created its own cultural identity under a series of world-class artistic directors and leaders

23rd June, 2019
The Irish Chamber Orchestra: an exciting, innovative and risk-taking outfit Pic: Keith Wiseman

Anyone who has heard the Irish Chamber Orchestra in action during its almost 50 years in operation will confirm that it has been a class act all the way – and also a very exciting, innovative and risk-taking outfit.

Over that time, it has honed its personality and created its own cultural identity under a series of world-class artistic directors and leaders, not least Fionnuala Hunt, who was artistic director for seven years and guided its...

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