Organisation: RTÉ Concert Orchestra
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
As she returns to Cork with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Jenny Greene talks candidly about settling back in the presenter’s seat on 2FM after her controversial departure earlier this year.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
Miley meets Mozart in a thrilling collaboration debuting at Body & Soul Festival this weekend.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
He has yet to sit his final Leaving Cert exam but an 18-year-old student from Cork has received the single largest annual classical music in Ireland.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
Coming just over a year after the album Quare Groove Vol. 1 pulled back the lid on a hidden world of Irish funk music of the 1970s and ’80s, comes another compilation album from the same stable that puts the spotlight on the early jazz fusion and folk scene.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
Fri, 31 May, 2019
This is one country fans will not want to miss.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2019
One of the most ambitious undertakings of this year's Guinness Cork Jazz Festival has been to book three concerts at the City Hall, a sizeable new venue for the event. Rostered for the Saturday night slot was Laura Mvula, the British soul singer who burst on the scene in 2013 with her debut album Sing To The Moon.
Sun, 28 Oct, 2018
Limerick hurling stars delivered a finale last night that University Concert Hall’s 25th Anniversary Gala Concert audience won’t forget.
Sun, 09 Sep, 2018
The native of Glanmire, Co Cork, is, with his 1000 Beasts project, regarded as one of the brightest prospects in Irish pop.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018
DJ Jenny Greene rocks. In fact, she's the Jenny Hendrix of the turntables.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018
Picture this: A couple of thousand young women and men, in their late teens and early 20s, all crammed excitedly into a giant tent in search of romance, or at the very least, the shift.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018
Concert promoter Peter Aiken says he plans to stage Live at the Marquee in Cork city for the next few years despite the concert site being up for sale.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
The season kicks off with Niall Horan joining the RTÉ Concert Orchestra on RTÉ One at 6.55pm on Saturday May 12.
Wed, 02 May, 2018
Listening, especially listening live, to a symphony orchestra moving through waves of music at full sail is to be borne by sound to another world, writes Gerard Howlin.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
"I made an album that came from the heart, my heart is in Ireland and I feel that there's no better way than to go on national television and play those songs with a 45-piece orchestra,”
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018
There's also one more exciting announcement coming soon!
Wed, 28 Mar, 2018
A mother who describes herself as a “nobody” believes passionately that her teenage son will be a “somebody” when he becomes a professional cellist.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018
It shouldn’t be RTÉ’s role to decide a national policy for our orchestras, says
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
Due to demand, an extra Cork date has been added to 2FM LIVE with Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
This week the Paradise Papers showed what lengths investors will go to minimise tax bills.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
When Joe Dolan came to stay with Pete Williams and his family in 1974, the first thing Williams did was move the six-month old baby to another room.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
Wexford native Norah O’Leary is the cellist with period ensemble Ensemble Dagda who specialise in 17th century music. They will be performing as part of the East Cork Early Music Festival on Saturday in Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh. Full details on www.eastcorkearlymusic.ie
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017
Don’t say there’s nothing to do tomorrow night.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
The former home of composer John Gibson hits all the right notes, says
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
Epic was how the man behind me described the gig as we left on a euphoric high, and even that description fell short.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
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Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
As ProdiJIG returns to the stage, meets the man behind the dance sensation, Alan Kenefick and his stage and real life partner Nawal Elbadri.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
For those of you not in the know - the DJ, along with the 48 piece orchestra and vocals by Cork native Gemma Sugrue, belt out a mix of 90s dance classics like you’ve never heard them before.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
Opening with the arrival of a flustered White Rabbit and ending with the murder of a Red Queen, Gerald Barry’s pick-and-mix of Lewis Carroll’s Alice books was a hysterical hour of operatic delirium.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017
Here's your lunchtime bulletin.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
Gerald Barry’s operatic take on Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice tale is about to get its Irish premiere, writes
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
The Late Late Show airs this Friday from 9.35pm on RTÉ 1.
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016
Working with classical musicians was a new departure for Declan O’Rourke, and one that Cork audiences will get a chance to sample this weekend, writes
Fri, 09 Dec, 2016
I’ve always been excited by musical sounds. My earliest memory is playing a little toy piano with the black keys painted on.
Sat, 19 Nov, 2016
The staging of Mary Poppins was one of the hits to help the new owners of the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre to record operating profits of over €1m last year.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016
Mon, 17 Oct, 2016
Trust us, you don’t want to miss this.
Mon, 03 Oct, 2016
MUSIC NEWS: Didn’t make it to one of the 22 London shows? At least Kate Bush is releasing the resultant live album on November 22.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2016
Wed, 31 Aug, 2016