RTÉ CO: RTÉ lyric fm Choirs for Christmas
Tuesday 4 December, 8pm
National Concert Hall
RTÉ Concert Orchestra
David Brophy - conductor
New Dublin Voices
Carrickfergus Grammar School Choir
RTÉ Cor na nÓg
RTÉ lyric fm's Niall Carroll - presenter
The RTÉ Concert Orchestra and RTÉ lyric fm present Choirs for Christmas, a celebration of Christmas choral music from a wealth of talented singers including winners of the 2011 RTÉ lyric fm Choirs for Christmas competition.
Featuring New Dublin Voices, Carrickfergus Grammar School Choir and RTÉ Cor na nÓg, each singing favourite carols and hymns old and new like Stille Nacht, We Three Kings, Ding Dong Merrily on High and Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day. As well as accompanying, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra takes centre stage itself for instrumental pieces that capture the essence of Christmas, among them A Christmas Festival, Skaters Waltz and Sleigh Ride.
A celebration of music-making from all over the country, this concert will feature the very best of Irish choral talent from both adult and youth choirs. An evening to warm hearts and toes with music to usher in the magic of Christmas.
Tickets: €11-€38 (conc. €10-€35)
Booking: www.nch.ie or 01 417 0000 (no booking fee)