RTÉ Cór na nÓg
RTÉ Cór na nÓg, one of the five RTÉ performing groups, was founded by Colin Mawby in 1987 and consists of over 65 children aged 10 and upwards, from all parts of Dublin and surrounding counties. Appointed as Music Director in September 2011, Mary Amond O’Brien and her team provide excellent musical training with a strong emphasis on the enjoyment of music-making as well as hard work and commitment. Their unique relationship with RTÉ leads to varied and exciting performance opportunities with regular broadcasts on national radio and television, and collaborations with artists of the highest calibre.
In recent years the choir has sung for RTÉ lyric fm, RTÉ Radio 1, the Late Late Toy Show, Mass on Sunday and Fair City, performing with artists such as Andre Rieu and the Three Tenors Ireland, in the National Concert Hall, the O2 Arena, St Patrick’s Cathedral and Áras an Uachtarain. Recent engagements have seen performances of the acclaimed Ballymun Lullaby in Cork and Dublin with a combined choir of over 200 children from both cities and a performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.
As long as we live, there is never enough singing! - Martin Luther 1527