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RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra Summer Evenings 2012:

Friday 20 July | Love songs from home and heart |
Der Freischütz Overture [10']
Handel Da tempeste il legno infranto (Guilio Cesare) [5']
Mozart O zittre nicht, mein lieber Sohn (Die Zauberflote) [5']Thomas Mignon Overture [8']
Verdi Caro nome (Rigoletto) [5']
Thomas Que voulez-vous (La cour de Célimčne) [8']
Mozart Martern aller Arten (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) [6']
Bellini Ah! Non credea mirarti (La sonnambula) [7']
Bernstein Glitter and Be Gay (Candide) [8']
Dvorák Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88 [34']

Claudia Boyle soprano (RTÉ NSO summer evening debut)
Courtney Lewis conductor (RTÉ NSO début)

Friday 13 July | The music of the spheres |LISTEN BACK
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (for full orchestra) [16']
Gershwin Selection from The Great American Songbook for solo piano [15']
Holst The Planets, Op. 32 [51']

Philip Martin piano
New Dublin Voices
Matthew Coorey conductor

Friday 6 July |From Russia with. fun | LISTEN BACK

Tchaikovsky Polonaise and Waltz from Eugene Onegin [11']
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35 [21']
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade, Op. 35 [42']

Elisaveta Blumina piano (RTÉ NSO début)
Graham Hastings trumpet
Timothy Henty conductor

Friday 29 June | Poetry and fireworks | LISTEN BACK
Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a [17']
Schumann Introduction and Allegro appassionato, Op. 92 [15']
Chopin Andante Spianato et Grand Polonaise brilliante in E flat, Op. 22 [14']
Saint-Saëns Danse macabre, Op. 40 [8']
Tchaikovsky Theme and Variations from Suite No. 3 in G, Op. 55 [19']

Neil Cooney piano
Andrew Mogrelia conductor (RTÉ NSO début)

Friday 22 June | Beauty and brilliance | LISTEN BACK
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 [37']
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 'Pathétique' [46']

Soo-Jung Ann, piano (RTÉ NSO début)
Christian Kluxen, conductor (RTÉ NSO début)

Friday 15 June | Tartan and tango | LISTEN BACK
Scottish folk music for violin and accordion (9')
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 'Scottish' (40')
Gubitsch Villa Luro for guitar and accordion (5')
Piazzolla Hommage ŕ Ličge - Concerto for accordion, guitar and strings (16')
Barber Adagio for Strings (8')
Piazzolla Three Tango Sensations for accordion and strings (15')

James Crabb accordion/conductor
George Vassilev guitar (RTÉ NSO début)
Elaine Clark violin

Friday 1 June | LISTEN BACK
Celine Byrne Summer Gala with the RTÉ NSO
Operatic and Irish favourites

Celine Byrne soprano
Robert Houlihan conductor

Past RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra concerts:

2011-2012 Season concerts

2011 Summer Evening concerts

2010-2011 Season

2010 Summer Evening Concerts

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