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National Concert Hall’s March-April Programme Features a Plethora of Musical Treats for all Tastes this Spring

12 Feb 2024

National Concert Hall’s March-April Programme Features a Plethora of Musical Treats for all Tastes this Spring

International Concert Series: Miloš Karadaglić with Arcangelo Ensemble - Imagining Ireland Curated by Sorcha Richardson – NCH Talks Elizabeth Day – The Bothy Band – Perspectives: Samara Joy – National Symphony Orchestra: Elīna Garanča - Stanford Centenary Series - Drawing from the Well: Tommie Potts - RTÉ Concert Orchestra: The Music of Quincy Jones - Paco Peña - New Music Dublin – National Symphony Orchestra: Maxim Vengerov - The Kilfenora Céilí Band – National Symphony Orchestra: The Music of Shaun Davey - The Three Tenors Live - Europe Here & Now: Sofia Jernberg - Jamie Duffy - Stephen Sondheim: Music & Lyrics - A Celebration - Metronome: Elaine Malone & RF Chaney - BRAVO! 30 Years of Lyric Opera - SUNN O))) - KORMAC - Always the Sound: A Retrospective - Briana Corrigan - Feis - Ceoil Gala Performance - Pigalle – Music of Edith Piaf

Media Release Monday 12 February 10am  

The National Concert Hall’s March-April programme boasts an abundance of musical delights for all ages and musical tastes. Highlights over the coming months include the International Concert Series which continues with a visit from Miloš Karadaglić with Arcangelo Ensemble on Thursday 7 March for a programme of baroque classics. The next iteration of Imagining Ireland takes place on Sunday 3 March curated by Sorcha Richardson and featuring Ye Vagabonds, Aby Coulibaly, Susan O’Neill, MOIO and Rachael Lavelle. Our exciting NCH Talks Series kicks off with award-winning journalist Elizabeth Day on Wednesday 13 March and beloved author and activist Armistead Maupin on Wednesday 20 March. In addition, double Grammy Award-winner and jazz sensation Samara Joy makes her Irish debut as part of the NCH Perspectives Series on Saturday 20 April and the legendary Bothy Band reform for two sold-out concerts on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 April.   

  

The National Symphony Orchestra continues its season with many exhilarating performances and guests including esteemed soprano Elīna Garanča on Friday 8 March to celebrate International Women’s Day, conductor Maxim Vengerov, who makes a welcome return on Friday 22 March for a programme of Beethoven and Haydn, the magisterial re-telling of the Easter story in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, 29 March and Danielle DeNiese, who takes to the stage on Friday 19 April to sing arias by Mozart.   

   

Outside of the main auditorium, renowned pianist Finghin Collins curates three concerts marking the centenary of the Irish composer Charles Villiers-Standford on Sunday 3, 10 and 17 March in the Kevin Barry Recital Room and the NCH’s Europe Here & Now series continues in The Studio with Sofia Jernberg on Wednesday 6 March and Sebastiaan Kemner & Andrea Vasi on Tuesday 26 March. The Studio also plays host to piano sensation Jamie Duffy on Tuesday 12 March and former Beautiful South singer Briana Corrigan on Thursday 4 April.   

   

This St. Patrick’s Weekend sees an assortment of musical treats of a traditional hue starting with ITMA’s Drawing from the Well tribute to Tommie Potts on Thursday 14 March, the Kilfenora Céilí Band and guest singers and dancers on Saturday 16 March and the National Symphony Orchestra performing The Music of Shaun Davey on Sunday 17 March.  

   

The programme boasts a wide selection of other exciting events, from the RTÉ Concert Orchestra paying tribute to the music of Quincy Jones on Thursday 18 April to the return of the always impressive New Music Dublin Festival from Thursday April 25 to Sunday April 28 and legendary guitarist Paco Peña in concert on Thursday 4 April.   

   

Our Learning and Participation programme continues with Music in the Classroom, new terms for Mini Music, Gamelan and Percussion Lab, The Land of a Hundred Little Hills concert for families and schools and lots more.   

    

Whatever your musical taste there’s something for everyone at the National Concert Hall this March and April!   

   

BOX OFFICE INFORMATION    

NCH Box Office Tel: 01-4170000 or www.nch.ie    

   

Click here for Full Listings of all Events at the NCH in January and February 2024    

For information on Perspectives 2024 see here   

     

ENDS    

Sinéad Doyle, Marketing & PR Manager, National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace Dublin 2. Tel: 087-1775334| Roisin Dwyer, PR &Publications Executive. Tel: 085-7129628.    

  

MARCH HIGHLIGHTS       

       

  • Imagining Ireland: Sorcha Richardson, Ye Vagabonds, Aby Coulibaly, Susan O’Neill, MOIO and Rachael Lavelle Sun. 3rd 8pm  

  • Europe Here & Now: Sofia Jernberg Wed. 6th 8.30pm  

  • International Concert Series: Miloš Karadaglić guitar; Arcangelo Ensemble Thurs. 7th 8pm  

  • Stanford Centenary Series Sun. 10th 3pm  

  • Jamie Duffy Tues. 12th 8.30pm  

  • NCH Talks: An Audience with Elizabeth Day Wed. 13th 8pm  

  • NCH ITMA Drawing from the Well: Tommie Potts Thurs. 14th 8pm  

  • Kilfenora Céilí Band and guests Sat. 16th 8pm   

  • National Symphony Orchestra: St. Patrick’s Day, The Music of Shaun Davey Sun. 17th 7.30pm  

  • NCH Talks: Armistead Maupin Wed. 20th 8pm  

  • Stephen Sondheim: Music & Lyrics – A Celebration Thurs. 21st 8pm  

  • National Symphony Orchestra: Maxim Vengerov plays Sibelius Fri. 22nd 7.30pm  

  • BRAVO! 30 Years of Lyric Opera Sat. 23rd 8pm  

  • National Symphony Orchestra on Good Friday: St Matthew Passion Fri. 29th 3.30pm  

  • KORMAC - Always the Sound: A Retrospective Sat. 30th 7.30pm  

  

APRIL HIGHLIGHTS  

  • Paco Peña Thurs. 4th 8pm  

  • Briana Corrigan Thurs. 4th 8.30pm  

  • 80s Big Night Out Fri. 5th 8pm  

  • The Bothy Band Tues. 9th & Wed. 10th 8pm  

  • Wexford Festival Opera Friends Recital Thurs. 11th 7pm  

  • Europe Here & Now: The Saviet/Houston Duo Thurs. 11th 8.30pm  

  • Pigalle – Music of Edith Piaf Fri. 12th 1.05pm  

  • National Symphony Orchestra: Jaime Martín conducts Smetana, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich Fri. 12th 7.30pm  

  • The Glenn Miller Orchestra Sat. 13th 3pm  

  • Feis Ceoil Gala Performance Wed. 17th 7.30pm  

  • RTÉ Concert Orchestra: The Music of Quincy Jones Thurs. 18th 8pm  

  • National Symphony Orchestra: Danielle de Niese Fri. 19th 7.30pm  

  • Perspectives: Samara Joy Sat. 20th 8pm  

  • New Music Dublin Thurs. 25th – Sun. 28th   

  

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