RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 2011-2012 Season

FORTE! The Musical Discovery Programme

"Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music"
Sergei Rachmaninov

FORTE!, Our Musical Discovery programme continues in 2011-2012. It has been designed to offer audiences of all ages the chance to share in the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra's music-making, and to make and create music with some of the orchestral players in schools and community-based projects.

Tuesday 18 October 10.30am and 12.15pm
RTÉ and The National Concert Hall present
A Leaving Certificate Guide to Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet


With full orchestra, computer technology and visuals
A tailor-made concert presentation for Leaving Certificate music students

Presented by Paul Rissmann
James Cavanagh
conductor

Leaving Cert students | Duration: 1 hour
Tickets: €10 per student. Complimentary for teachers
Booking: 01 417 0000 or www.nch.ie. No booking fees

Friday 3 February 7pm
The Showcases
Inspired by Shostakovich!

Compositional project based on Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7, 'Leningrad'

Presented by Paul Rissmann

Tickets:
Free as part of that evening's 8pm concert

Friday 18 May 7pm
The Showcases
Inspired by Debussy, Poulenc, Ravel!


Compositional project inspired by French composers

Presented by Paul Rissmann

Tickets:Free as part of that evening's 8pm concert

Sunday 27 May 3pm
A Musical Adventure: A Family Concert for Young Children


7 -12 years | Duration: 1 hour
Tickets: €10 child | €15 adult | €40 family (family of 4 to include 1 adult)
Booking: 01 417 0000 or online


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