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David Brophy makes his final appearance as Principal Conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra RTÉ Concert Orchestra 13 December 2013 David Brophy makes his final appearance as Principal Conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra this Monday, 16 December when he conducts the RTÉ CO and guests in Mooney Tunes at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.  Over the past seven years, David Brophy has distinguished himself in his concert, radio, […]
RTÉ Concert Orchestra Takes 2nd place in World’s Favourite Orchestra Poll! The RTÉ Concert Orchestra has taken a remarkable second place in an online poll to find the World’s Favourite Orchestra on classical music website www.bachtrack.com  Over a month of voting, the poll has attracted interest from all around the world, with 11,895 votes for 417 orchestras from 97 countries. The winning orchestra was the world-renowned […]
RTÉ announces John Wilson as Principal Conductor Designate of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra RTÉ today announced John Wilson as Principal Conductor Designate of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. One of the most exciting conductors and arrangers on the scene, Wilson has been the RTÉ CO’s Principal Guest Conductor since 2009. He will succeed David Brophy as RTÉ CO Principal Conductor in January 2014.  Born in Gateshead on Tyneside in […]
RTÉ STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF COLM MURRAY The death has taken place of the RTÉ journalist and broadcaster Colm Murray. Colm joined RTÉ in October 1978, where he took up a post as continuity announcer. In the course of his sports broadcasting career, he has covered a large number of national and international events, including the Cheltenham Festival since 1990 and the […]
RTÉ Hosts ‘Bring on the Women’ a Media Training Day for Female Professionals Today (Wednesday 22nd May) RTÉ held Ireland’s first-ever industry-hosted training and networking day for female area experts willing to become more active in broadcast representation. ‘Bring on the Women’, a free one-day training programme, was organised by RTÉ and conducted on-site in conjunction with Women on Air. RTÉ’s involvement in the training day was the […]
RTÉ Goes Wild: A month-long celebration of Ireland’s Wildlife RTÉ GOES WILD: A MONTH-LONG CELEBRATION OF IRELAND’S WILDLIFE on Television, Radio, Online & Mobile Throughout May, RTÉ will mark the changing of the seasons with a month-long celebration of Ireland’s wildlife. In a month of programming and content across all platforms, a series of documentaries and special programmes will focus on Ireland’s birds, flowers, […]
GLAOCH – THE PRESIDENT’S CALL Special programme from Áras an Uachtaráin featuring President Higgins in conversation with Bono, Séamus Heaney, Druid Theatre’s Garry Hynes and playwright Tom Murphy and Christy Moore with music performances from Steve Cooney, Glen Hansard, Lisa Hannigan, Martin Hayes, Imelda May, Christy Moore, Róisín O, Iarla O Lionaird, Peadar O Riada, David Power and The Script.
Brian Byrne first RTÉ Concert Orchestra Artist in Residence The RTÉ Concert Orchestra is delighted to welcome Irish musician Brian Byrne as its new Artist in Residence, the first in the orchestra’s 65-year history. Navan-born Byrne, based in Los Angeles since 2003, is rapidly becoming one of Ireland’s most successful musical ambassadors, as a composer, conductor, songwriter, arranger and pianist. Recognition for his film […]
Bryn Terfel, Kurt Elling and Danielle de Niese join RTÉ Concert Orchestra Signature Series 2013 The RTÉ Concert Orchestra is proud to announce three more major stars performing with the orchestra in 2013. Bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, jazz vocalist Kurt Elling and soprano Danielle de Niese are acclaimed worldwide as the best in the business. Opportunities to hear them live in Ireland are scarce enough – performances with a full orchestra […]
RTÉ to mark the launch of The Gathering Ireland 2013 RTÉ to mark the launch of The Gathering Ireland 2013 New Year's Eve coverage to be broadcast on all platforms and made available around the world