Upcoming Concerts

National Concert Hall

TBA

UCD Symphony Orchestra

5th April 2016

Holst The Planets
Ravel Concerto for Left Hand
Shostakovich Festive Overture

Solo Piano: Lance Coburn

UCD Symphony Orchestra

Previous Concerts

20th November 2015

Christ Church Cathedral

UCD Symphony Orchestra

Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

8th & 9th April 2015

National Concert Hall

UCD Symphony Orchestra

Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band In Concert
plus a selection of late Beatles material featuring very special guest artists

14th March 2014

Uppsala Universitet Aulan

UCD Symphony Orchestra

Cillian Copeland, Piano, Eithne Nic an Ríogh, Cello & Conal Duffy, Uilleann Pipes

Helmersson: Prelude for No Image (premiere performance)
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2
Bruch: Kol Nidrei
Davey: Newfoundland (The Brendan Voyage)
Lennon/McCartney: She's Leaving Home, Eleanor Rigby (arr. Derek Cronin)
Dvorak: Finale (New World Symphony)

14th Febuary 2014

Astra Hall

UCD Symphony Orchestra & Queen's University Symphony Orchestra

Dvorak: New World Symphony (finale)
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2 (2nd/3rd movements)
Shostakovich: Jazz Waltz
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 (2nd movement)
Sibelius: Finlandia
Marquez: Danzon No. 2

plus a sneak preview of our Beatles concert in April

14th November 2014

Christ Church Cathedral

UCD Symphony Orchestra

with Cillian Copeland, Solo piano, Eithne Nic an Ríogh, Solo cello & Orla Ní Bhraoin,Guest Leader

Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio Espagnol
Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2
Bruch's Kol Nidrei
Tchaikovsky's Theme and Variations(Suite No. 3)

8th April 2014

National Concert Hall

UCD Symphony Orchestra

Britten's Storm Interlude from "Peter Grimes"
Beethoven's Triple Concerto
Rimksy-Korsakov's Scheherazade

13th November 2013

Astral Hall

UCD Symphony Orchestra

Prokofiev's Peter & the Wolf, plus music by Saint-Saens and Rossini,
featuring live shadow puppetry and narration in Irish.

2nd November 2013

National Convention Centre

UCD Symphony Orchestra and Jack Lukeman

Featuring classic songs by Randy Newman, Jacques Brel, the Doors, the Rolling Stones and Jack Lukeman

April 16th 2013

National Concert Hall

UCD Symphony Orchestra with UCD Philharmonic Choir and Michael McHale

Ravel: Fanfare from "L'Éventail de Jeanne"

Borodin: Polovtsian Dances from "Prince Igor"

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

19th November 2012

National Concert Hall

UCD Symphony Orchestra with UCD Choral Scholars,
UCD Philharmonic Choir and soloists

Ludwig Van Beethoven Symphony No. 9

Seán Clancy Toile Brûlée – a UCDSO commission

14th April 2012

Astral Hall, UCD Student Centre

Benefit Concert with Mannheim University Orchestra

Brahms's Academic Festival Overture

Mussorgsky's A Night on the Bare Mountain

selections from Holst's The Planets

21st March 2012

National Concert Hall

Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Soloist: Fiachra Garvey)

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10

2011 Poster

16th November 2011

Astra Hall, UCD Student Centre

"A Night At the Movies 2"

With David O'Dotherty (violin)

With live screenings of Laurel & Hardy and Road Runner shorts, and featuring music by John Williams, Arvo Part and Mussorgsky.

2011 Poster

April 6th 2011

National Concert Hall

"Oiseaux Fantastiques"

With Sophie Cashell (piano)

Rimsky-Korsakov: Overture & Wedding March from Le Coq d’Or
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake (excerpts)
Stravinsky: L’Oiseau de Feu (1919 Suite)

2011 Poster

17th November 2010

O'Reilly Hall, UCD

With Sharon Carty (Mezzo-Soprano)

Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Elgar: Sea Pictures
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

4th March 2010

National Concert Hall

"Americana"

With Elizabeth Cooney (Violin)

Gershwin: An American in Paris
Glass: Violin Concerto
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Copand: Hoe-Down from Rodeo

18th November 2009

O'Reilly Hall, UCD

With Ailbhe McDonagh (Cello)

Dukas: Fanfare from La Peri
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

31st March 2009

National Concert Hall

"Russian Festival"

With Michael McHale (piano)

Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia
Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini
Prokofiev: Montagues and Capulets
Khachaturian: Adagio from Spartacus
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

18th November 2008

Astra Hall

"A Night at the Movies"

with Cora Venus Lunny (Violin)

J. Strauss: Blue Danube Waltz
Corigliano: The Red Violin Suite
Weill: Threepenny Opera Suite
Shostakovich: Jazz Waltz
Sibelius: Finlandia

9th April 2008

National Concert Hall

Ravel: Bolero
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G (Solo Piano: Mary McCague)
Mussorgsky-Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

15th November 2007

Astra Hall

Bernstein: Overture to West Side Story
Villa-Lobos: Guitar Concerto (Brahms Guitar: Redmond O'Toole)
Dvorak: New World Symphony

6th March 2007

National Concert Hall

Glinka: Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No 1 (Solo Violin: Cora Venus Lunny)
Shostakovich: Symphony No 5 in D Minor

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30th November 2006

Astra Hall

Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro Overture; Masonic Funeral Music
Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer (Solo Voice: Norah King)
Sibelius: Symphony No 2

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27th February 2006

National Concert Hall

Milhaud: La Création du Monde
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez (Brahms Guitar: Redmond O'Toole)
Copland: Rodeo
Holst: Mars and Jupiter from The Planets

17th November 2005

Astra Hall

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
Ravel: Pavane pour une Infante Defunte
Strauss: Horn Concerto No 1 (Solo Horn: Fergus O'Carroll)
Beethoven: Symphony No 5

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23rd February 2005

National Concert Hall

Ravel: Fanfare; Bolero
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (Solo Piano: Philip Martin)
Fauré: Pavane
Saint-Saens: Organ Symphony

18th November 2004

Astra Hall

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet
Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso (Solo Violin: Leonie Curtin)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

8th April 2004

Astra Hall

Satie: Entr'acte Symphonique de 'Relache'
Haydn: Farewell Symphony
Debussy: Danse Sacrée et Danse Profane (Solo Harp: Teresa O'Donnell)
Ives: The Unanswered Question
Bartók: Romanian Dances
Stravinsky: Suites 1 and 2 for Small Orchestra

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26th February 2004

Astra Hall

Jánacek: Jealousy Overture
Mozart: Coronation Mass (with UCD College Choir and Choral Scholars)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

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3rd December 2003

Astra Hall

Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 (Solo Violin: Gillian Williams)
Dvorák: Symphony No. 8

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19th February 2003

Astra Hall, UCD Student Centre

Rossini: Overture to The Barber of Seville
Schubert: Unfinished Symphony
(plus works performed by the Dublin Guitar Quartet)

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4th December 2002

UCD Church

Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni
Elgar: Serenade for String Orchestra

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