RTÉ CO: Nicola Benedetti - The Silver Violin

Thursday, January 24th 2012
National Concert Hall

RTÉ Concert Orchestra

David Brophy - conductor

The RTÉ Concert Orchestra is delighted to present international star violinist, Nicola Benedetti. Captivating audiences and critics alike with her musicality and poise, this phenomenal artist enthrals audiences worldwide with her dynamic performances.

Since catapulting to fame at age fifteen, winning the 2004 BBC Young Musician of the Year Award, Nicola has reached superstardom. She brought the house down in three performances at this year's BBC Proms. Featuring music from her recent album The Silver Violin.

Programme (note this is not the running order):

Berlioz: Carnival Romain Overture - Orchestra
Ravel: Pavane pour une enfante defunte - Orchestra
Chausson: Poeme - Nicola Benedetti
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C Sharp Minor - Orchestra
Korngold: Captain Blood Suite - Orchestra
Korngold: Marietta's Lied - Nicola Benedetti
Korngold: Tanzlied des Pierrot - Nicola Benedetti
Saints Saens: Samson & Dalila: Bacchanale - Orchestra
Ravel: Tzigane - Nicola Benedetti

".... a truly risk-taking performance that lived so much in the body and fused the sinews of the violin and the nerve-system of the player." - The Times

Tickets: €15-€49.50 (conc. €13-€47)
Booking: or 01 417 0000 (no booking fee)

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