Saturday 10 February 2024

RTÉ Concert Orchestra perform the songs of David Bowie

RTÉ Concert Orchestra

Time 8:00pm
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre Dublin

Tickets: from €61


RTÉ Concert Orchestra
David Brophy conductor
Gerry Leonard, Mark Plati and Sterling Campbell
vocalists Dana Masters, Faye O’Rourke, Shobsy and Duke Special

The RTÉ Concert Orchestra and conductor David Brophy will be joined by three members of Bowie’s band — Gerry Leonard, Mark Plati and Sterling Campbell  — to honour his legacy, and play some of his greatest hits live at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Also joining them are vocalists Dana Masters, Faye O’Rourke, Shobsy and Duke Special.

Presented by Singular Artists and adapted from the 2021 recording for RTÉ One television, Bowie: Starman — with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, this is the first time this show will be performed in front of a live audience, and will feature specially commissioned arrangements of classics like Life on MarsHeroesStarmanChanges and Space Oddity as orchestra and artists combine to salute one of the most imaginative, influential and iconic musicians of our times.

Guitarist Gerry Leonard is the Musical Director of this show. In addition to Bowie, the Dublin native has played with people like Rufus Wainwright, Laurie Anderson and Suzanne Vega, who he tours with regularly. Mark Plati has played guitar with all-time rock ’n’ roll greats like Lou Reed, The Cure, Fleetwood Mac and Robbie Williams. Drummer Sterling Campbell has worked with the B52s, Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet and Cyndi Lauper.

A once in a lifetime performance not to be missed.

SPECIAL EFFECTS: This production contains Strobe Lighting, Flashing Lights, Smoke and Haze.