He has achieved international recognition for his performances of Beethoven's piano music, and as a 75th birthday gift, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra will accompany the incomparable John O’Conor on August 19th in the NCH with a performance of the monumental Concerto No.5.

John joined Seán Rocks in the RTÉ Arena studio to talk about his personal landmark, and what promises to be a very memorable concert - listen above.

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