Performing Groups

Declan O’Rourke, opera choruses at The Helix, ABBA night in Cork & other RTÉ CO updates 8 January 2014 RTÉ Concert Orchestra Declan O’Rourke joins the RTÉ Concert Orchestra for a special Valentine’s night concert (14 February, National Concert Hall), the orchestra teams up with the RTÉ Philharmonic Choir for an evening of favourite opera choruses and arias at the Helix, the popular ABBA concert travels to Cork Opera House as […]
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, […]
Lesley Garrett, John Scofield & Vince Mendoza, Hayley Westenra in RTÉ Concert Orchestra Jan–Mar season at National Concert Hall RTÉ Concert Orchestra January–March 2014 at the National Concert Hall Below please find details of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra’s January to March season at the National Concert Hall, featuring:  -   John Wilson’s début as Principal Conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra with Hollywood Rhapsody (30 January), a massive hit for the John Wilson Orchestra in […]
RTÉ Concert Orchestra’s December 2013 season Hello  Below please find details of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra’s December 2013 season at the National Concert Hall and Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, featuring:  -   jazz royalty Jacqui Dankworth, daughter of Cleo Laine and John Dankworth, joining the RTÉ Concert Orchestra & Big Band for the New Year’s Eve Gala with (31 December, National Concert […]
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 […]
Jenna Russell & Maria Ewing in star line-up for RTÉ Concert Orchestra’s South Pacific The RTÉ Concert Orchestra is proud to announce that Olivier Award-winning Jenna Russell and superstar Maria Ewing are among the top international cast joining the orchestra and conductor John Wilson for concert performances of South Pacific on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 October at the National Concert Hall. Jenna Russell, playing the lead role of […]
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 Concert Orchestra presents The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King In Concert This October, the journey ends when the RTÉ Concert Orchestra proudly presents The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King on Sunday 27 October 2013 at the O2, Dublin. Tickets go on sale via Ticketmaster on Friday 12 July 10am priced €39.50 to €69.50 (additional service charges may apply).  Following the phenomenal success […]
ORCHESTRAL TALES AND LEGENDS AT THE HEART OF RTÉ NSO’S NEW 2013-2014 SEASON. LAUNCHING TODAY It’s all new at the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra                              RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra announces its 2013–2014 season A Season of Orchestral Tales & Legends Ireland’s national symphony orchestra, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, today (Tuesday 14 May) unveils plans for its new season at a free lunchtime concert under Principal Conductor Alan Buribayev at […]
Brian Byrne to conduct RTÉ Concert Orchestra with Kurt Elling Brian Byrne will conduct the RTÉ Concert Orchestra for its concert with Kurt Elling on Tuesday 21 May at the National Concert Hall. Jazz superstar Kurt Elling, hailed as ’the standout male vocalist of our time’ by The New York Times, will be making his first Irish appearance with orchestra when he joins the RTÉ […]