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SPRING SUMMER 2017
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TITLE Smokie Pat Shortt – “How’s Tings?” Johnny McEvoy The Moscow State Ballet – Sleeping Beauty Bank of Ireland June Kouture Anúna 30th Anniversary Concert ICO – Reformation Limerick Fling Mike Denver LMS present Chess
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APRIL Friday Saturday Mon & Tues Thursday Friday Friday Saturday Sunday
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The New Spotlight Showband Arrowhead Union Ensembles USA Expressive Arts ICO – New World La Bohème Rising Star Concert Limerick Choral Union RIBBF
8pm 8pm 7pm 8pm 8pm 8pm 8pm 8pm
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MAY Thursday Saturday Thursday Friday Sunday Thursday Saturday Friday Wednesday
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Boyzlife University of Limerick Orchestra Musica Vivit Tommy Tiernan Workplace Choir of the Year National Children’s Choir Tina – Simply The Best Andy Irvine & Paul Brady ICO – Sing Out With Strings
8pm 8pm 7.30pm 8pm 6pm (Finals) 7.30pm 8pm 8pm 12pm
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Military Bands Summer Proms
Dirty Dancing Jungle Book Lethal Weapon
7.30pm 3pm 7.30pm
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The Stanford Prison Experiment Some Like It Hot Shrek
7.30pm 7.30pm 3pm
12 12 13
When Harry Met Sally Mary Poppins Singin’ In The Rain
7.30pm 3pm 7.30pm
13 13 13
Saturday 10th DECEMBER CINEMA SEASON FEBRUARY
Monday 13th Sunday 26th Monday 27th MARCH Monday APRIL Monday Monday Sunday
MAY Monday 8th Sunday 21st Monday 22nd
Saturday 18th March 2017 Tickets: €26 / Conc. €22 Booking: 061 331549 / www.uch.ie
"Using crystal-clear and thunderous sounds, playing with shadows and light, the ensemble creates an atmosphere of fervent richness” Le Monde.
RISING STAR CONCERT Bringing Young, Gifted Classical Artists to New Audiences! Friday 21st April, 8pm Tickets: €10 / Conc. €5 Friends of UCH Receive Complimentary Tickets Booking: 061 331549 / www.uch.ie Supported by the Friends of University Concert Hall
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FRIENDS OF UCH EVENTS EASTER TEA & TOUR MORNING Thursday 13th April, 11am University Concert Hall Join us for an informal morning to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, a slice of cake and an insight into the day to day workings of UCH! Stroll around backstage, see where the stars spend their time on show evenings and then extend the tour, with a guide, throughout the lovely UL campus!
PRE-OPERA SUPPER Friday 14th April, 6.00pm River Bistro Make your night at La Bohème extra special with a delightful pre-opera supper in the beautiful surrounds of the nearby River Bistro! Enjoy a delicious 2 course dinner, with wine and tea/coffee – Park, Dine and Enjoy the Opera! Friends Price €20 / Non Friends €24
JOSEPH O’CONNOR In Conversation with PROF. EOIN DEVEREUX “WRITING AND MUSIC, MUSIC AND WRITING” Tuesday 9th May, 2.30pm The East Room, Plassey House Joseph O’Connor, author and Frank McCourt Chair in Creative Writing at the University of Limerick discusses Writing and Music with Professor Eoin Devereux during this insightful afternoon in the delightful surrounds of the East Room at Plassey House. Friends Price €10 / Non Friends €15
BLOOM – A Trip with Friends! Thursday 1st June Join us for a Friends’ of UCH trip to Bloom, Ireland’s largest and most spectacular gardening event, featuring highly creative gardens and plant displays which will inspire and excite! Set in the heart of Phoenix Park, this will be a wonderful day of food, drink and horticulture. Friends will travel together by coach and enjoy lunch as well as entry to Bloom. Friends Price €55 (Incl. Transport, Entry to Bloom & Lunch) *Subject to Availability and Interest
THURSDAY 2ND MARCH
SMOKIE Supergroup Smokie return by popular demand following their sell out performance in 2014! From their landmark ballad of unrequited love, Living Next Door to Alice to more chart-topping hits like Lay Back in the Arms of Someone, Oh Carol and I’ll Meet You at Midnight to name but a few, their massive success story has continued to flourish. With sold out tours, platinum selling albums and over 25 million albums sold worldwide, Smokie are one of the most successful bands in the world today.
€27.50 / Conc. €25
Presented by Tommy Swarbrigg
FRIDAY 3RD MARCH
PAT SHORTT Fresh from the success of his award-winning show, Selfie, Pat Shortt returns with a brand new show! In a night of music and mayhem, Ireland’s most popular comedian explores all sorts of tings. Big tings and little tings. Personal tings and tings that are not so personal. Important international tings and tings that only affect the parish.
Presented by Shortt Comedy Theatre 4
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SATURDAY 4TH MARCH
JOHNNY McEVOY This nostalgic evening of ‘Song and Story’ features all of Johnny’s many hit songs, including Muirsin Durkan, Boston Burglar, Those Brown Eyes, Long Long Before Your Time as well as some from his new album. His songs are haunting, evocative and beautifully presented in the folk and ballad style.
€30 / Conc. €27
Presented by Tom Kelly Promotions
TUESDAY 7TH MARCH
SLEEPING BEAUTY A firm favourite annually, The Royal Moscow Ballet presents every child’s favourite fairytale - the classic story of love, innocence, mystery and magic set to Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score. Experience stunning choreography, breathtaking costumes and vibrant sets which will transport you straight into this fairytale world.
€32.50 / Conc. €29.50 / €25
Presented by KCP 5
FRIDAY 10TH MARCH
Bank of Ireland
JUNK KOUTURE Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture is a recycled fashion competition open to secondary school students across Ireland and Northern Ireland, which encourages young designers to create striking couture designs from everyday junk that would normally find its way into the bin.
Sponsored by Bank of Ireland
SATURDAY 18TH MARCH
30TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT From the chants of medieval monks to the words of the great modern poets, an Anúna concert is a uniquely beautiful experience that combines atmospheric costumes, candles and movement into a haunting sonic tapestry. This performance, led by composer/artistic director Michael McGlynn, celebrates Anúna’s 30th anniversary.
€26 / Conc. €22
Presented by University Concert Hall 6 Box office +353 61 331549 www.uch.ie
TUESDAY 21ST MARCH
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Reformation Jörg Widmann Principal Conductor/Clarinet Igor Levit Piano Mozart’s Don Giovanni Overture suggests an impending tragedy, but the music makes an emotional u-turn into something quite magnificent. It counter-balances the powerful close of Mendelssohn’s Reformation Symphony (No. 5), a work written to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation. PROGRAMME INCLUDES
Mozart Don Giovanni Overture, K. 527 Mozart Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K. 546 Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5 in D, Op. 107 Reformation
€25 / Conc. €22 / Students €10
Presented by the Irish Chamber Orchestra
THURSDAY 23RD MARCH
LIMERICK FLING Over 100 performers from five continents will come together in a dynamic concert to celebrate all the creativity, talent and passion that the Irish World Academy has to offer. Honouring the past and creating the future, the Limerick Fling is a spectacular flash of music and dance at the cutting edge of the Irish tradition. Celebrating the sounds and gestures of our times, the concert will feature noted musicians, singers and dancers, from across the student body, teaching staff and some renowned visitors to the Irish World Academy.
€20 / Conc. €15
Presented by Irish World Academy of Music & Dance and University Concert Hall 7
FRIDAY 24TH MARCH
MIKE DENVER & GUESTS
One of Ireland’s most popular country singers Mike Denver returns to University Concert Hall with an wonderful mix of his own hits, country classics and middle of the road songs. With some special guests, his excellent Big Band and a super stage show, this promises to be the ‘Concert Tour of the Year’!
€30 / Conc. €27
Presented by Tom Kelly Promotions
THURSDAY 30TH MARCH – SATURDAY 1ST APRIL Limerick Musical Society presents
CHESS Written by Tim Rice and ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, Chess has one of the greatest musical theatre scores of all time including One Night in Bangkok, Anthem, You And I and I Know Him So Well, which became a number one hit for Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson. The story – two of the world’s greatest chess masters battle it out at the world chess championships, but their greatest contest is really for the love of one woman. Amidst political intrigue and international conspiracies, the American and the Russian fight to win the heart of Florence Vassy in a romantic triangle that mirrors the heightened passions of the Cold War all set to an explosive musical score noted by Time Magazine as “one of the best score ever produced”. Directed by Des Henn, Musical Direction by Maire Keary-Scanlon, Choreography by Barbara Meany
Tickets: €23 / Conc. €21
Presented by Limerick Musical Society
FRIDAY 7TH APRIL
THE NEW SPOTLIGHT SHOWBAND The New Spotlight Showband show takes to the stage with the legendary showband king, Dickie Rock and very special guests. Expect “Stepback to the 60’s – The Showband Years” on the big screen! Dickie, the major showband star of the 60’s still touring, will be joined by a host of guests including Linda Martin (Chips), John Farrell (The Dreams), Sandie Jones, Karen Black (Nevada) and the 9 piece Sugarcubes band.
€30 / Conc. €28
Presented by Pat Egan Ltd
SATURDAY 8TH APRIL
ARROWHEAD UNION ENSEMBLES USA Two ensembles from Arrowhead Union High School, the Symphony Band and Chamber Strings, both created for the 2017 performance tour of Ireland, will perform works of Gustav Holst, John Mackey and David O’Fallon. Accompanied by the Limerick School of Music. PROGRAMME INCLUDES
Marching Song – Gustav Holst Symphony No. 4 – Andrew Boysen, Jr. Night On Fire – John Mackey A Gaelic Overture – David O’Fallon Poor Wayfaring Stranger – arr. Margaret Fenske Moutain Spring – Dean Marshall, arr. Barrage
€10 / Conc. €7 / €5
Presented by Arrowhead Union High School 10 Box office +353 61 331549 www.uch.ie
MONDAY 10TH & TUESDAY 11TH APRIL
Expressive Arts Presents WORKING WITH
The talented students of Expressive Arts will perform the challenging show THE WIZ for this year’s annual showcase. This updated version of the much loved Wizard of Oz became a huge Broadway Hit in the mid- seventies with Michael Jackson and Diana Ross in the lead roles. Junior students will perform many wonderful excerpts from other hit shows including The Lion King. A great night’s entertainment for children of all ages
7.30pm €16 / Conc. €13 / Family €50 Presented by Expressive Arts
THURSDAY 13TH APRIL
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA New World
Thomas Zehetmair Conductor Daniel Bates Oboe Fiona Kelly Flute Internationally acclaimed, Thomas Zehetmair is much sought after as a conductor, violinist and chamber musician. Dvořák‘s much-loved Serenade for Strings, Op. 22 is one of his most popular works. Written during a happy and productive period in his life, is a light and carefree work. P R O G R A M M E I N C L U D E S
Dvořák Serenade in E major for Strings, Op. 22 Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 Transfigured Night
€25 / Conc. €22 / Students €10
Presented by the Irish Chamber Orchestra
UCH Cinema Spring Season 2017 Monday 13th February, 7.30pm
Monday 13th March, 7.30pm
Dir: Emile Ardolino USA 1987 100 mins 12A Starring: Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Cynthia Rhodes, Jerry Orbach In the summer of 1963, innocent 17-year-old Baby (Grey) vacations with her parents at a Catskill’s resort. One evening, she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music. There she meets Johnny, the hotel dance instructor, who is as experienced as Baby is naive. Baby soon becomes Johnny’s pupil in dance and love!
Dir: Garry Marshall USA 1990 120 mins Cert: 15 Starring: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander, Laura San Giacomo Vivian (Roberts) is a spirited, streetwise diamond in the rough when she meets shrewd, no-nonsense billionaire Edward Lewis (Gere). It’s a chance encounter that turns a weeklong “business arrangement” into a timeless rags-to-riches romance. Fall in love all over again as this contemporary Cinderella story unfolds before your eyes.
Sunday 26th February, 3pm
Monday 3rd April, 7.30pm
THE JUNGLE BOOK Dir: Wolfgang Reitherman USA 1967 78 mins G Featuring the voices of: Phil Harris, Sebastian Caboot, George Sanders Experience the song-filled celebration of friendship, fun and adventure that was the last film to receive Walt Disney’s personal touch. Embark on a thrilling, adventure-filled journey with the boy Mowgli as he makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo. Monday 27th February, 7.30pm
LETHAL WEAPON Dir: Richard Donner USA 1987 110 mins Cert: 18 Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey Boxoffice superstar and Academy Awardwinner Mel Gibson and Danny Glover team up as L.A. cops in this top-grossing action movie that spawned three sequels. Gibson is a volatile, unregistered risk-taker, known as a “lethal weapon” by his colleagues. Glover is the conservative detective with a solid reputation. Forced to form an uneasy alliance, they begin to unravel the mystery of an apparent suicide.
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THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT
Dir: Kyle Patrick Alvarez USA 2015 119 mins Cert: 15 Starring: Billy Crudup, Ezra Miller, Olivia Thirlby, Tye Sheridan, Keir Gilchrist, Michael Angarano, Thomas Mann In this tense, psychological thriller based on the notorious true story, Billy Crudup stars as Stanford University professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo, who, in 1971, cast 24 student volunteers as prisoners and guards in a simulated jail to examine the source of abusive behavior in the prison system. The results astonished the world, as participants went from middle-class undergrads to drunk-with-power sadists and submissive victims in just a few days. Winner of two awards at the Sundance Film Festival. Monday 17th April, 7.30pm
SOME LIKE IT HOT Dir: Billy Wilder USA 1959 121 mins Cert: 12 Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) are two out-of-work on-the-run musicians that hide out by dressing as women and joining Sweet Sue’s All-Girl Band. They both become infatuated with lead singer Sugar Kane (Marilyn Monroe). Highjinx ensue. Classic comedy directed by director extraordinaire Billy Wilder.
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Sunday 23rd April, 3pm
Dir: Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jensen 2001 USA 89 mins Cert: G Featuring the voices of: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow Winner of the first Academy Award for Best Animated Feature (2002), Shrek sparked a motion picture phenomenon and captured the world’s imagination with…the Greatest Fairy Tale Never Told! Shrek (Mike Myers) goes on a quest to rescue the feisty Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) with the help of his loveable Donkey (Eddie Murphy) and win back the deed to his swamp from scheming Lord Farquaad. Monday 8th May, 7.30pm
WHEN HARRY MET SALLY Dir: Rob Reiner 1989 USA 96 mins Cert: 15 Starring: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher When Harry Met Sally tracks a star-crossed pair as they repeatedly drift apart and meet again over a span of 13 years and gradually fall madly, deeply, passionately into friendship. As life’s mysterious coincidences pull Harry and Sally closer together, they share mystical, tender moments, confess secrets to each other, console each other, attend major holidays together, and do all the other things couples traditionally do. Can Harry and Sally remain mere friends, or will they--must they--fall in love?
Sunday 21st May, 3pm
Dir: Robert Stevenson 1954 USA 140 mins Cert: PG Starring: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns, Hermione Baddeley Join the “practically perfect” Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) for a “Jolly Holiday” as she magically turns every chore into a game and every day into a whimsical adventure. Along the way, you’ll be enchanted by unforgettable characters such as the multitalented chimney sweep Bert (Dick Van Dyke). Monday 22nd May, 7.30pm
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN Dir: Gene Kelly & Stanely Donen USA 1952 102mins Cert:G Starring: Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor Here is your chance to revisit one of the greatest musicals ever made. The setting is a Hollywood studio, where Don Lockwood and his co-star Lina Lamont are facing the change from silent to sound pictures. Sky’s the limit as this film pays tribute to movies - westerns, costume dramas, screwball comedies, singin and dancin the whole way!
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FRIDAY 14TH APRIL
LA BOHÈME The powerful and emotional La Bohème is the tragic tale of hopeless romance. Set in Paris, with sets reflecting the Bohemian art of the period, this Puccini masterpiece focuses on the love between seamstress Mimi and poet Rudolfo. With full orchestra, chorus and international guest soloists. PRE-OPERA SUPPER – RIVER BISTRO Enjoy a delicious 2 course supper with a glass of wine and tea/coffee in the beautiful surrounds of River Bistro Friends of UCH: €20 / Non Friends: €24
€39 / €36.50 / €25 Conc. Available
Presented by Ellen Kent and Opera and Ballet International.
FRIDAY 21ST APRIL
RISING STAR CONCERT University Concert Hall is delighted to introduce a new Rising Star Concert to bring young and gifted Irish classical artists to new audiences. This concert will showcase their talents and provide a performance platform for them to transition into emerging artists or further into their musical career.
€10 / Conc. €5 / Friends Receive Complimentary Tickets
Presented by University Concert Hall 14 Box office +353 61 331549 www.uch.ie
SATURDAY 29TH APRIL
LIMERICK CHORAL UNION An Italian Easter with Puccini and Rossini
Limerick Choral Union presents an evening with the Italian greats! Together with the LCU Orchestra, they will perform Puccini’s Messa di Glori and Rossini’s Stabat Mater- a most beautiful and operatic concert with soloists Roisin Walsh Soprano; Sarah Ellen Murphy Alto; Eamonn Mulhall Tenor and Jeffrey Ledwidge Bass - a great night in store for all!
€25 / Conc. €22
Presented by Limerick Choral Union
SUNDAY 30TH APRIL
RIBBF SPRING CLASSIC BODYBUILDING FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIPS The National Bodybuilding Fitness Championships return to University Concert Hall, open to both men and women in various categories, including First Timers, Men’s/Women’s Physique and overall Champion. For further information please contact Mick Bullman at firstname.lastname@example.org
€25 / Child €15
Presented by Rep. of Ireland Bodybuilding Federation
THURSDAY 4TH MAY
BOYZLIFE After the resounding success of the sold out October 2016 tour, Boyzlife – featuring Boyzone’s Keith Duffy and Westlife’s Brian McFadden - is back on the road! This new, exciting show will be packed full of untold stories, Westlife & Boyzone hits not yet performed by Brian and Keith together, as well as many favourites from the previous tour…. plus a few surprises!
VIP €80 (Incl. Meet & Greet and Merch. Pack) / €34 / €29
Presented by Savee Entertainment Group
SATURDAY 6TH MAY
UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK ORCHESTRA This will be a fantastic Prom concert to celebrate the University of Limerick Orchestra’s 25th Year, featuring Limerick born soloist, Maria Ryan, playing the Mozart Violin Concerto in A major. The orchestra will also perform the fantastic work The Moldau by Smetana. In true prom style the second half will feature some well-known waltzes to get the feet tapping.
€15 / Conc. €10 / €5
Presented by the University of Limerick Orchestra 16 Box office +353 61 331549 www.uch.ie
THURSDAY 11TH MAY
MUSICA VIVIT The Students of Cistercian College Roscrea return to UCH for the sixth consecutive year for their annual end of year concert. Featuring the celebrated College choirs and orchestra, soloists and instrumentalists, this concert showcases the wide and varied music tradition of the College. Following the launch of the CCR Music Scholarship Programme in 2011 the College’s Music Department has expanded even further and now ranks as one of the most vibrant in the country.
7.30pm €10 / Conc. €7 / Family €35 Presented by Cistercian College Roscrea
TOMMY TIERNAN Under the Influence
Following 2 sold out shows in December, comedian Tommy Tiernan returns to UCH! The political and the personal are all up for grabs as the only goal of the evening is laughter. Let our struggles be mocked and our cares abandoned. Allow yourself be guided by a language loving and theatrical performer with a half thought out plan, no professional qualifications and a mouth with a mind of its own. Can you trust him? To be silly, yes. To behave, no. Like a bus conductor standing in front of an orchestra with a spoon in one hand and air horn in the other what could possibly go wrong!?
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SUNDAY 14TH MAY
WORKPLACE CHOIR OF THE YEAR Amateur choirs have been forming in workplaces all over Ireland since the establishment of this competition in 2013. The Workplace Choir of the Year competition is an enjoyable and accessible family day out featuring a selection of choral music from numerous genres, with a unique atmosphere!
Semi Finals - 11am, 2pm Final - 6pm Semi Finals €10 / Final €15 / Full Day €20 Presented by Productions.ie in association with RTE lyric Fm
THURSDAY 18TH MAY
NATIONAL CHILDREN’S CHOIR Pupils from Monaleen NS, Croagh NS Rathkeale, St John’s NS Cratloe, Co Clare, Nicker NS Pallasgreen, Scoil Mhuire Banrion na hEireann Caherdavin, Kilmihil NS Kilrush, Scoil na Mainistreach Quin, Birdhill NS Tipperary and Kifinny NS Adare perform an evening of song with guest artists. Some of the children from each school will perform at the end of year National Concert which will take place in Dublin. Join the National Children’s Choir students for a wonderful evening of music and song, accompanied by the Dolmen String Quartet
7.30pm €13 / Conc. €12 / Family €48 Presented by Cór Náisiúnta na nÓg 18 Box office +353 61 331549 www.uch.ie
SATURDAY 20TH MAY
TINA – SIMPLY THE BEST
Starring Rebecca O’Connor As the only Irish artist to ever win the prestigious European TV competition Stars in Their Eyes, in front of over 33 Million viewers, Rebecca brought her performance of Tina Turner to life and has continued to do so all over the world to sell-out crowds ever since. Be prepared to stand in your seats as Rebecca delivers her flawless rendition of Tina Turner’s greatest hits including, Nutbush City Limits, Proud Mary, River Deep, Private Dancer, and of course her anthem, Simply the Best. “Rebecca is so good, it’s scary” – Tina Turner “Rebecca is an amazing singer and performer, I was mesmerised… a night you’ll never forget.” Mick Fleetwood
€25 / Conc. €20
Presented by Rebecca O’Connor / Simply The Best Touring
FRIDAY 26TH MAY
ANDY IRVINE & PAUL BRADY On this 40th Anniversary Tour, Andy Irvine and Paul Brady perform the classic 1976 album Andy Irvine & Paul Brady which was greeted with huge critical praise on its release in Ireland and Europe.
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WEDNESDAY 31ST MAY
MUSIC MOVES YOU SING OUT WITH STRINGS The Irish Chamber Orchestra’s Sing Out with Strings programme celebrates its 9th birthday in true party style with a fabulous new show. Three hundred children from Le Cheile National School and St Mary’s National School join special guests artists and members of the Irish Chamber Orchestra for this colourful celebration.
The Irish Chamber Orchestra’s flagship “Sing Out With Strings” programme
SATURDAY 10TH JUNE
MILITARY BANDS & PIPES OF THE DEFENCE FORCES SUMMER PROMS
The mighty Military Bands and Pipes of the Defence Forces, under the baton of Lieut. Col. Mark Armstrong, perform well-known operatic arias, musical theatre numbers and rousing military band tunes in this Summer Proms concert! Limerick’s own Mairead Buicke, soprano and Owen Gilhooly, tenor join them for what will be a hugely enjoyable evening of music.
€23 / Conc €20
Presented by University Concert Hall 20 Box office +353 61 331549 www.uch.ie
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INTERNATIONAL CHORAL FESTIVAL CONCERTS 2017 22nd -25th June 2017 Experience performances in spectacular venues across the Region including St. John’s Cathedral, University Concert Hall, Holy Trinity Abbey Adare, the Cliﬀs of Moher, and enjoy a choral workshop with Anúna. Choir packages available for 1 day or all 4 days. Individuals’ packages (For those singers not travelling with a choir). 2 Day Sample Package 23rd June - Join in our Big Sing on the Cliﬀs of Moher and attend our evening concert in St. John’s Cathedral followed by our Festival club 24th June - Participate in Ánuna’s choral workshop, enjoy some time to yourself or attend one of our choral trail performances in the afternoon. Attend our evening concert in University Concert Hall. For more information contact: Elaine Courtney 061 233236 email@example.com
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