Legendary composer Ennio Morricone is set to give his first ever concert in The Republic of Ireland when he plays The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham this July.

The most prolific composer in the history of film, the 84-year-old maestro will be conducting the Roma Sinfonietta, his 97 piece Italian orchestra, together with a 100-strong choir to perform in the grounds of Royal Hospital, Kilmainham on Sunday 28th July 2013.

The five-time Oscar nominee has scored several hundred films, the best known being the spaghetti westerns including For A Few Dollars More and The Good The Bad and the Ugly alongside other classics The Untouchables, The Mission, Cinema Paradiso and more recently Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained and Kill Bill.

Tickets priced from €79.50 for his fully-seated outdoor Dublin concert will go on sale at 9.00am Wednesday April 3rd from www.Ticketmaster.ie and usual outlets nationwide.