RTÉ Concert Orchestra, National Concert Hall, Saturday 29th August
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RTÉ CO September and October
September and October are packed with opportunities to catch the RTÉ CO in an eclectic range of programmes. There's an evening with David Puttnam and his son, pianist and arranger Sacha Puttnam (13 September, National Concert Hall), classical guitar phenomenon Miloš (18 September, NCH), Duke Special (11 September, NCH), John Wilson conducting Essential Classics (25 September, NCH; 26 September, Clifden) and the Fauré Requiem (15 October, NCH), Mícheál Ó Suilleabháin (4 September, NCH), Shaun Davey (8 October, NCH), The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child with live score (4 October, 12.30pm, 3pm & 5pm, NCH) and Hallowe'en screenings of Psycho with live score (29 October, Cork Opera House; 30 October, National Concert Hall; 31 October, The Helix). More info.
Extra night added for Gladiator Live
Due to phenomenal demand, a second night has been added for Gladiator - Live with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. The Irish première was already announced for Saturday 29 November 2014, at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. There will now be a second performance on Sunday 30 November, at the same venue. Tickets for 30 November are on sale now. Ridley Scott's epic 2000 film - winner of five Academy Awards - will be screened live in HD on a colossal 40ft screen, while the RTÉ CO and chorus with ethnic vocalists bring Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard's magnificent score to life on stage. Take your place above the sand of the Colosseum, amongst the 50,000 spectators, in the beating heart of Rome. Hear the silence before the gladiator strikes and the noise afterwards rise up like a storm. Tickets from €29.50. More info.