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

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

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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