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Tchaikovsky Favourites

The contrasts of the joyful, carnival-like atmosphere of Capriccio Italien, the cacophonous brilliance of the resounding 1812 Overture and the pure beauty of Swan Lake conjure atmospheres of romance illuminated by orchestral details of tremendous colour and vitality prove no composer captured the pulse-quickening, heart-stopping spirit of the Russian soul so fully or fervently as Tchaikovsky. Opera favourites include the beseeching Arioso from Iolanta sung by the internationally acclaimed Claudia Boyle.

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Mahler: The Wunderhorn Years / Mahler in Vienna

Our 2015-2016 Season includes a particular focus on Mahler with The Wunderhorn Years, presenting four symphonies and two orchestral song cycles inspired by the seminal collection of German romantic poetry Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Mahler in Vienna - a series of three related late evening concerts featuring chamber music by Schoenberg, Zemlinsky and Webern, composers who fell under Mahler's spell during the time he lived and worked in turn of the century Vienna, performed by the RTÉ Contempo Quartet and guests.

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October & December Lunchtime Concerts

Operatic arias, orchestral and seasonal favourites coming up in our lunchtime concerts at the National Concert Hall this October & December. First up in October is baritone Rory Musgrave on 6 October. Then we are joined mezzo Sharon Carty on 13 October and soprano Kim Sheehan on 20 October. Christmas lunchtimes on 8, 10 & 15 December. View our brochure here.

2015-2016 NOW ON SALE!

Our 2015-2016 season is now on sale. Mahler and Shostakovich are a particular focus. Guests include conductors Nathalie Stutzmann, Alexander Shelley, Nicholas Collon, James Feddeck, Cristian Macelaru and Duncan Ward; pianists Federico Colli and David Fray; violinists Veronika Eberle and Alina Pogostkina; cellists Leonard Elschenbroich and Alban Gerhardt; and a host of Irish singers including Patricia Bardon, Tara Erraught, Orla Boylan and Ailish Tynan. Yum.

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