RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Saturday 17th October
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Disney Fantasia in Concert
A captivating feast of animation and imagination from the original Disney Fantasia film and Fantasia 2000, remastered in HD on a 48-foot screen while the RTÉ Concert Orchestra under conductor John Wilson performs the greatest classical soundtrack of them all. Stereophonic sound at its best. Catch Disney Fantasia in Concert Saturday 17 October, 3.30pm & 7.30pm, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin.+More Information
World's Favourite Orchestra 2015
The RTÉ Concert Orchestra has been declared the World's Favourite Orchestra 2015 following the results of an international vote on www.bachtrack.com. The RTÉ CO secured a massive 25% of the vote, double the votes of the nearest competitor, giving it the largest winning margin on the established poll to date. The Irish orchestra beat off competition from legendary orchestras from across the globe, among them the Cleveland Orchestra and the Buffalo Philharmonic in the US, and Europe's Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
September October concerts
Great September/October season on the way, including the world première of The Music of Brian Byrne: The Chamber Music Project, Disney Fantasia Live in Concert, The Godfather Live, the first Irish solo appearance of Michael Feinstein, a tribute to the late film composer James Horner, a celebration of the 20th century's legendary film composers with John Wilson, a John Williams night in Galway, Liverpudlian actor/vocalist Mark McGann on the bill for an evening of Lennon-McCartney hits.+More Information