Summer Concert with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

Summer 2014 Evening Concerts

6 June 2014, 8pm
Claudia Boyle Summer Opera Gala
Rossini William Tell Overture (12')
Donizetti 'Ah! tardai troppo. O luce' (Linda di Chamounix) (4')
Donizetti 'Il dolce suono. Ardon gl'incensi' (Lucia di Lammermoor) (with obbligato flute) (7')
Verdi I vespri siciliani Overture (9')
Verdi 'Caro nome' (Rigoletto) (5')
Verdi 'Č strano! č strano!. Sempre libera' (La traviata) (8')
Verdi Nabucco Overture (8')
Thomas Mignon Overture (8')
Thomas 'Je suis Titania' (Mignon) (7')
Charpentier 'Depuis le jour' (Louise) (6')
Massenet 'Méditation' (Thaďs) (5')
Bernstein Candide Overture (5')
Bernstein 'Glitter and be gay' (Candide) (8')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Claudia Boyle,
soprano
John Finucane, conductor

Tickets: €15-€40 (Concessions €13.50-€36)

20 June 2014, 8pm
A Bill Whelan Gala
Bill Whelan An Chistin (7')
Bill Whelan Riverdance Symphonic Suite (30')
Bill Whelan Inishlacken (17')
Bill Whelan Linen and Lace (RTÉ lyric fm Commission) (20')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Sir James Galway,
flute
Zoë Conway, fiddle
Catherine Leonard, violin
Colin Dunne, dancer
Gavin Maloney, conductor

Tickets: €20, €28, €38, €45 (concessions €18, €25.20, €34.20, €40.50)

21 June 2014, 8pm
A Bill Whelan Gala
Bill Whelan An Chistin (7')
Bill Whelan Riverdance Symphonic Suite (30')
Bill Whelan Inishlacken (17')
Bill Whelan Linen and Lace (RTÉ lyric fm Commission) (20')
with the support of Limerick City of Culture 2014

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Sir James Galway,
flute
Zoë Conway, fiddle
Catherine Leonard, violin
Colin Dunne, dancer
Gavin Maloney, conductor

Tickets: €35 (concession €32.50) €30, €20

27 June 2014, 8pm
Beethoven
Beethoven Egmont Overture (9')
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, 'Emperor' (40')
Beethoven Symphony No. 5, Op. 67 in C minor (30')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
John O'Conor,
piano
Gerhard Markson, conductor

Tickets: €12, €20, €26, €32, €35 (Concessions €10, €18, €23.40, €28.80, €31.50)

4 July 2014, 8pm
Spirit of Amercia
Copland An Outdoor Overture (10')
Barber Adagio for Strings (8')
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (full orchestra version) (16')
Dvorák Symphony No. 9, Op. 95, From the New World (40')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Litton,
soloist/director & conductor

Tickets: €12, €20, €26, €32, €35 (Concessions €10, €18, €23.40, €28.80, €31.50).

11 July 2014, 8pm
Sonic Spectacular
Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture (10')
Stravinsky The Firebird Suite (1919) Introduction, Dance of the Firebird, Variation of the Firebird (5')
Larchet By the Waters of Moyle (9')
Delius On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring (4')
Barry Dances With Wolves, Main Theme (3')
Williams The Empire Strikes Back, Main Theme (5')
Brahms Hungarian Dances, No. 1 in G minor, No. 3 in F (5')
Dvorák Slavonic Dance, Op. 46 No. 8 in G minor (3')
Gluck 'Dance of the Blessed Spirits' (Orfeo ed Euridice) (6')
Khachaturian Spartacus Suite No. 2, Adagio (9')
Tchaikovsky Festival Coronation March (5')
Mussorgsky (arr. Ravel) 'The Great Gate of Kiev' (Pictures at an Exhibition) (5')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Mogrelia,
conductor
Presented by Liz Nolan, RTÉ lyric fm

Tickets:
€12, €20, €26, €32, €35 (Concessions €10, €18, €23.40, €28.80, €31.50).

18 July 2014, 8pm
Hollywood Greats A Journey through the Movies
Rodgers & Hammerstein South Pacific Overture (5.40)
Young Around the World in 80 Days (3)
Davis The World at War (5.25)
Rózsa El Cid (3.30)
Dun Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (5.30)
Ricketts (arr. Arnold). 'Colonel Bogey March' from Bridge on the River Kwai (3.20)
Badelt Pirates of the Caribbean (5.30)
Zimmer Gladiator Suite (6)
Bernstein (arr. Peress) West Side Story (4')
Kander New York, New York (3)
Rota Romeo and Juliet (3.40)
Carl Davis Pride and Prejudice (3.50)
Davis Napoleon (3.45)
Vangelis Chariots of Fire (3.30)
Barry Out of Africa (4)
Steiner Casablanca (7)
Young The Quiet Man Suite (8.30)

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Presented by Aedín Gormley, RTÉ lyric fm
Carl Davis,
conductor

Tickets: €15, €25, €32, €40 (Concessions €13.50, €22.50, €28.80, €36).

25 July 2014, 8pm
Viennese Delights
Schubert Symphony No. 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished' (23')
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, 'Elvira Madigan' (29')
J Strauss II Die Fledermaus Overture (9')
J Strauss II Pizzicato Polka (3')
J Strauss II Perpetuum Mobile (3')
J Strauss II Thunder and Lightning Polka (3')
J Strauss II Emperor Waltz (11')
J Strauss I Radetzky March (3')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Hugh Tinney,
piano
David Brophy, conductor

Tickets: €12, €20, €26, €32, €35 (Concessions €10, €18, €23.40, €28.80, €31.50).


Summer 2014 Lunchtimes Concerts

10 June 2014, 1.05pm | Tickets €10
The Enchanted Violin
Weber Oberon Overture (9')
Mozart Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E, K261 (5')
Mozart Rondo (Allegretto grazioso) in C, K373 (4')
Liadov The Enchanted Lake (6')
Tchaikovsky Souvenir d'un lieu cher: Mélodie & Scherzo (9')
Khachaturian Masquerade Suite: Waltz, Mazurka, Romance & Galop (13')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Helena Wood,
violin
Gavin Maloney, conductor
Presented by Niall Carroll, RTÉ lyric fm

17 June 2014, 1.05pm | Tickets €10
Baritone Brilliance
Suppé Poet and Peasant Overture (10')
Mozart 'Hai giŕ vinta la causa... Vedrň mentre io sospiro' (The Marriage of Figaro) (5')
Verdi 'Per me giunto' (Don Carlos) (5')
Puccini Intermezzo (Manon Lescaut) (5')
Borodin 'Ni sna ni otdycha' (Prince Igor) (8')
Shostakovich Romance (The Gadfly) (4')
Tchaikovsky Waltz of the Flowers (The Nutcracker) (7')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Gyula Nagy,
baritone
Colman Pearce, conductor
Presented by Niall Carroll, RTÉ lyric fm

24 June 2014, 1.05pm | Tickets €10
Accordion Fantasies
Glinka Jota Aragonesa (9')
Bacalov (arr. Stewart) Il Postino Medley (5')
Monti Czardas (5')
Abreu Tico-Tico no Fubá (4') Irish Premiere.
Piazzolla (arr. Dunne) Oblivion (5')
Piazzolla (arr. Dunne) Libertango (4')
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol (15')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Dermot Dunne, accordion
John Finucane, conductor
Presented by Niall Carroll, RTÉ lyric fm

1 July 2014, 1.05pm | Tickets €10
Ciao Italia!
Rossini The Barber of Seville Overture (8')
Puccini Chrysanthemums (6')
Cilea 'Io son l'umile ancella' (Adriana Lecouvrer) (4')
Puccini 'Si, mi chiamano Mimě' (La bohčme) (4')
Mascagni L'amico Fritz Intermezzo (4')
Puccini 'Donde lieta usci' (La bohčme) (4')
Leoncavallo 'Stridono lassů' (Pagliacci) (5')
Respighi The Magic Toy Shop (after Rossini): Overture, Tarantella, Danse, Can-Can, Galop (10')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Kelley Lonergan, soprano
David Brophy, conductor
Presented by Niall Carroll, RTÉ lyric fm

8 July 2014, 1.05pm | Tickets €10
Sound the Trumpets
Cimarosa The Secret Marriage Overture (8')
Vivaldi Concerto for Two Trumpets in C, RV537 (7')
Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream Intermezzo (4')
Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream Scherzo (5')
Adams Tromba Lontana (4')
Anderson Bugler's Holiday (3')
Shostakovich Ballet Suite No. 1 (14')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Graham Hastings, trumpet
Killyan Bannister, trumpet
Colm Byrne, trumpet
Andrew Mogrelia, conductor
Presented by Niall Carroll, RTÉ lyric fm

15 July 2014, 1.05pm | Tickets €10
On the Blue Danube
Mozart The Abduction from the Seraglio Overture (6')
Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor (21')
Brahms (arr. Schmeling) Hungarian Dances, Nos. 5 in G minor; 6 in D; 7 in F (9')
J Strauss II By the Beautiful Blue Danube (9')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Nadene Fiorentini, piano
Colman Pearce, conductor
Presented by Niall Carroll, RTÉ lyric fm

22 July 2014, 1.05pm | Tickets €10
Love, Actually
Mozart The Marriage of Figaro Overture (4')
Mozart 'Voi che sapete' (The Marriage of Figaro) (3')
Rossini 'Naqui all'affanno. Non piů mesta' (La Cenerentola) (7')
Offenbach The Tales of Hoffmann: Intermezzo and Barcarolle (6')
Bizet Seguidilla (Carmen) (3')
Gounod 'Que fais-tu, blanche tourterelle' (Roméo et Juliette) (5')
Fauré Pavane (7')
Offenbach Orpheus in the Underworld Overture (10')

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Rachel Kelly, mezzo-soprano
Robert Houlihan, conductor
Presented by Niall Carroll, RTÉ lyric fm

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