RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra LIVE 

Fridays, 7pm - live from the national concert hall


Join the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra live from the stage of the National Concert Hall every Friday at 7pm from the comfort of your own home.

Watch the concert online in HD on RTÉ Culture or you can also tune in on RTÉ lyric fm. 

All concerts will be offered to the European Broadcasting Union for broadcasting across the European network. 


RTÉ NSO - Mahler, Korngold & Mendelssohn

Friday 28th May, 7pm
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Jaime Martín, conductor 
Tara Erraught, mezzo-soprano 
Presented by Paul Herriott, RTÉ lyric fm 
Mahler Adagietto from Symphony No. 5
Korngold 6 Einfache Lieder (Six Simple Songs) 
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 1

Tara Erraught
Robert Houlihan

RTÉ NSO - Ingoldsby, Mulvey & O'Leary

Friday 11th June, 7pm
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Robert Houlihan, conductor 
Marian Ingoldsby Winter Sun  
Gráinne Mulvey Latitude 52 (world premiere) 
Jane O’Leary from the flatirons  

RTÉ NSO - Copland, Dvořák & Stravinsky

Friday 18th June, 7pm
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John Finucane, conductor 
Copland Fanfare for the Common Man  
Dvořák Serenade for Wind Instruments  
Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments 

John Finucane
David Brophy

RTÉ NSO - Copland

Friday 25th June, 7pm
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David Brophy, conductor 
Matthew Billing, clarinet 
Copland Appalachian Spring 
Copland Clarinet Concerto 

RTÉ NSO - Gounod, Ibert & Strauss

Friday 2nd July, 7pm
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Gavin Maloney, conductor 
Martin Johnson, cello 
Gounod Petite symphonie  
Ibert Concerto for Cello and Wind Instruments  
Richard Strauss Serenade in E flat  

Martin Johnson
Peter Whelan

RTÉ NSO - Bach & Handel

Friday 9th  july, 7pm
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Peter Whelan, conductor 
Elaine Clark, violin

Bach Violin Concerto in E major 
Handel Water Music Suite No. 1  

RTÉ NSO - Pärt & Richter

Friday 16th July, 7pm
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David Brophy, conductor 
Fionnuala Hunt, violin

Pärt Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten  
Max Richter The Four Seasons (Recomposed)

David Brophy
Eimear Noone

RTÉ NSO - Eímear Noone’s ‘Electric Arcade’ 

Friday 23rd july, 7pm
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Eímear Noone, presenter & conductor

A concert all about fun and giving video game music fans something uniquely electrifying!  
From HALO to BAFTA nominated HADES, Final Fantasy to Fortnite, Castlevania to Civilization and a Tetris rock opera (because…why not?!) this concert draws on big orchestral scores from video games, curated by Oscars conductor and award-winning composer Eímear Noone as a journey through video game history. 
Bringing together rock and electronica with members of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, it features bespoke arrangements by Eímear Noone and Craig Stuart Garfinkle designed to provide a mix of nostalgic greats with current scores from Triple A mega titles to award-winning indie fan favourites.