Movie Classics - Friday 1 July
Movie Classics - Friday 1 July
Dave Fanning, presenter | David Arnold, conductor

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Movie Classics

Back by popular demand: RTÉ 2fm's Dave Fanning presents Movie Classics, evening of epic movie scores including the iconic music of John Williams (Star Wars), Danny Elfman (Mission Impossible) and Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings). Your chance to relive some of cinema's most powerful musical moments including music from classic Westerns The Magnificent Seven, The Big Country and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and all-time greats such as Lawrence of Arabia, Casablanca, Taras Bulba, North by Northwest, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Rocky, Gold Finger and Pirates of the Carribean.

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Musical Adventures: November & December 2016

In 2015 the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and Tom Redmond presented Musical Adventures for the very first time and what a rip-roaring success it was! Children and teachers were enthralled by Tom's vibrant presentation where musical gems were imparted with the greatest of ease, participation and interaction by orchestra and audience were order of the day, as was a quite generous dollop of good humour! Now this unique concert presentation of little more than an hour is back...

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Composing the Island

Composing the Island: A century of music in Ireland 1916-2016 will take place over three weeks in September (7th-25th), and will present 29 concerts of orchestral, choral, instrumental, song and chamber music by Irish composers written between 1916 and 2016. Performances by the RTÉ NSO on 16, 21, 23 and 25 September.

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Summer with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

Symphonic Rock with chart-topping hits from Abba and The Beatles to Michael Jackson, and Stevie Wonder; Movie Classics with RTÉ 2fm's Dave Fanning; a first collaboration with the award-winning singer and actress Camille O'Sullivan; an Opera Gala with soprano Celine Byrne and tenor Alexander James Edwards; Top Orchestral Hits with RTÉ lyric fm's Marty Whelan and Liz Nolan; a nostalgia-laden Old Time Sing-along with David Brophy and Cara O'Sullivan; and, in association with RTÉ lyric fm, the return of the hugely popular Summer Lunchtime concerts with rising star soloists including soprano Jennifer Davis, baritone John Molloy, mezzo-soprano Gemma Ní Bhriain and violinist Patrick Rafter.

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