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2008 Highlights

  • May Dvorak Stabat Mater
  • June RDS The Bohemian Girl (Balfe) last in the series of the three operas comprising the “Irish Ring”. Maritana (Wallace) performed in 2006 and the new edition by Proinnsías Ó Duinn of  The Lily of Killarney (Benedict) 2007
  • June Irish premiere of Jenkins Stabat Mater
  • November Mendelssohn St. Paul

2009 in brief

  • February 12 Performance of Messiah in the presence of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI in the 6000 seat Pius XII  Auditorium in the Vatican as part of the 80th anniversary of the Latern Treaty.

Lee,Schneider, Tritschler, Caddy, OLCS/RTECO

  • February 28 Handel Concert Hall Halle Performance  of Messiah as part of the birthday celebrations of Handel

Lee, Schneider,Van Elsacker,Schwarz

International choir    Staatskapella Halle

  • April 4 St. John’s Church Dundalk   Haydn “Creation”

A. O’Sullivan, Scanlon, Caddy

Setanta Choir    RTECO

  • April 14 National Concert Hall Dublin

Handel Celebration Concert – 250 anniversary of his death.

Kelly, Hinton, Tritschler, Ledwidge, Sweeney


  • April 29 Ulster Hall, Belfast

Sounds Classical

Ulster Orchestra

  • May 25-29 Recording Symphonies 5 and 6 of John Kinsella National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • May 31 National Concert Hall Dublin Haydn Anniversary Concert “Creation”

C.O’Sullivan ,  Scanlon, Caddy,


  • June 11 Leisureland Galway

Haydn Te Deum (Hob XX11c1) Paukenmesse

Jenkins The Armed Man

Lee, Hinton, Scanlon, Ledwidge

Galway Baroque Soc.     RTECO

  • June 12 National Concert Hall Dublin

Haydn Te Deum (Hob XX11c1) Paukenmesse

Jenkins The Armed Man

Lee, Hinton, Scanlon, Bass TBA

Galway Baroque Soc.   RTECO

  • June 19 National Concert Hall Dublin

Mendelssohn Midsummer  concert

Overture “The Fair Melusine”

Piano Concerto No 2  g minor

Midsummer Night’s Dream – complete incidental music

Veronica McSwiney (piano)

Lee ,  Kelly (sopranos) Golding (speaker)

ladies from OLCS, RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland

  • July 4 Trier Handel Centenary Concert “Messiah”

Lee,van Goethem, Tritschler, Molloy

International Choir   Rheinische Philharmonie

  • November 23 National Concert Hall Dublin


Symphony No 22 (The Philosopher)

Cello Concerto in C (soloist: Guy Johnston)

Trumpet Concerto (soloist: Crispian Steele Perkins)

Symphony No 45 (Farewell)

Orchestra of St Cecelia

  • December 16,17,18 National Concert Hall Dublin



Halpin, Aoki,Tritschler, Tba

RTE Concert Orchestra

  • December 20 Royal Dublin Society

Christmas Concert

OLCS, Childs, Dunne

RDS Consort

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