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NCH Season 2024 - 2025

We are so delighted to announce our most ambitious season to date, an exciting roster of 60+ world-class concerts and events, taking place from the 7th September 2024 to the 30th May 2025 with musical excellence, innovation and accessibility at its heart.


  • 60+ Concerts of Stellar Soloists and Ensembles, 7 September 2024 – 30 May 2025.
  • New ‘Artists-in-Residence’ - Renowned American musician and composer, Bryce Dessner & Celebrated Irish Opera Star, mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught.
  • New Learning and Participation Programme ‘Artist-in-Residence’ - Jessie Grimes.
  • New Commissions, Co-commissions, World and Irish Premieres – by Thomas Adès, James McMillan, Ailís Ní Riain & many more.
  • Music Anniversaries Celebrated - Bruckner, Puccini, Shostakovich, Stanford, Ravel, Strauss II.
  • New National Symphony Orchestra and International Orchestras and Recital Season.
  • New Family Concerts and Development Concerts for Students

Showcasing some of the world’s most exciting and dynamic musicians and ensembles from world-renowned orchestras to emerging talent, cutting-edge ensembles to outstanding soloists, the season is a virtual treasure trove of great music. Highlights include: The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra with Sir Simon Rattle, the Philip Glass Ensemble Residency, a season of symphonic greats and choral masterpieces by The National Symphony Orchestra with international guest soloists and conductors, and the National Symphony Chorus and Cór Linn, new Artists-in-Residence: American composer Bryce Dessner (of The National), Irish opera star Tara Erraught, new NCH Learning and Participation Artist-in-Residence Jessie Grimes presenting a series of family friendly concerts, and lots more. Audiences will be treated to an inspiring and eclectic mix of music spanning the centuries, from Haydn’s oratorio The Creation to the Irish premiere of James McMillan’s St. John Passion and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 to world premieres by Deirdre McKay, Daniel Slatkin and Ailís Ní Ríain. 

As always, it is our great wish that everyone can enjoy and have access to great music, which is why this year we are offering tickets from just €15 for all main stage concerts and have an array of discounts on multi-buy packages, as well as concessions and student tickets available. 

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International Orchestras & Recitals

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NSO Season

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Family Events

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Package Offers

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Celebrating the Voice: A Professional Development Programme for Singers

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