The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra In Concert returns to
RTÉ One & RTÉ Player

RTÉ One, Sundays, 10am and RTÉ Player: Sundays 9 May to 13 June 2021

RTÉ One’s Sunday morning series The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra In Concert returns on Sunday 9 May with the first of six concerts drawing from RTE National Symphony Orchestra LIVE performances at the National Concert Hall. The concerts will also be available to view on the RTÉ Player

The new series features three concerts with RTÉ NSO Chief Conductor Jaime Martín including works / movements by Deirdre McKay, Joseph Bologne, Ginastera and Louise Farrenc, operatic and Neapolitan favourites with tenor Gavan Ring and conductor Proinnsías Ó Duinn, David Brophy conducting three works by Stravinsky in the year marking the 50th anniversary of Stravinsky’s death, and an all-American programme of works by Copland, Barber and John Adams conducted by Gavin Maloney with soprano Rachel Croash.

CONCERT 1: SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 10am, RTÉ One and RTÉ Player
The National Symphony Orchestra In Concert
as performed in RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra LIVE
Friday 12 March 2021, National Concert Hall

Jaime Martín conductor
Presented by Paul Herriott, RTÉ lyric fm

Deirdre McKay Meltwater
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3, ‘Scottish’

CONCERT 2: SUNDAY 16 MAY 2021, 10am, RTÉ One and RTÉ Player
The National Symphony Orchestra In Concert
as performed in RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra LIVE
Friday 19 March 2021, National Concert Hall

Jaime Martín conductor
Presented by Paul Herriott, RTÉ lyric fm

Joseph Bologne Symphony No. 1 in G: i. Allegro, iii. Allegro assai
Brahms Serenade No. 1 in D

CONCERT 3: SUNDAY 23 MAY 2021, 10am, RTÉ One and RTÉ Player
The National Symphony Orchestra In Concert
as performed in RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra LIVE
Friday 26 March 2021, National Concert Hall

Jaime Martín conductor
Presented by Paul Herriott, RTÉ lyric fm

Ginastera Variaciones concertantes, Op. 23
Farrenc Symphony No. 3 in G minor, Op. 36: i. Adagio – Allegro, iii. Scherzo: Vivace, iv. Finale: Allegro

CONCERT 4: SUNDAY 30 MAY 2021, 10am, RTÉ One and RTÉ Player
The National Symphony Orchestra In Concert
as performed in RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra LIVE
Friday 27 November 2020, National Concert Hall

Prionnsías Ó Duinn conductor
Gavan Ring tenor
Presented by Paul Herriott, RTÉ lyric fm

Rossini The Barber of Seville Overture
Verdi La traviata, Prelude to Act III
Verdi ‘Ah, la paterna mano’ from Macbeth
Verdi ‘O mio rimorso’ from La traviata
Puccini Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums)
Puccini ‘Che gelida manina’ from La bohème
Mascagni Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo
Eduardo Di Capua O Sole Mio
Leoncavallo Mattinata
De Curtis Torna a Surriento
Tosti L’alba separa dalla luce l’ombra
Cardillo Core ngrato

CONCERT 5: SUNDAY 6 JUNE 2020, 10am, RTÉ One and RTÉ Player
The National Symphony Orchestra In Concert
as performed in RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra LIVE
Friday 9 April 2021, National Concert Hall

David Brophy conductor
Presented by Paul Herriott, RTÉ lyric fm

Stravinsky Eight Instrumental Miniatures
Stravinsky Danses Concertantes
Stravinsky Concerto in E-flat (Dumbarton Oaks)

CONCERT 6: SUNDAY 13 JUNE 2020, 10am, RTÉ One and RTÉ Player
The National Symphony Orchestra In Concert
as performed in RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra LIVE
Friday 16 April 2021, National Concert Hall

Gavin Maloney conductor
Rachel Croash soprano
Presented by Paul Herriott, RTÉ lyric fm

Copland Quiet City
Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915
John Adams Shaker Loops: ii. Hymning Slews, iii. Loops and Verses, iv. A Final Shaking