The Hibernian Orchestra Summer Gala

The Hibernian Orchestra Summer Gala

Tuesday, 18 June 2024, 8.00pm

The Hibernian Orchestra
Mairéad Hickey – Violin
John Finucane - Conductor

Richard Wagner - Overture to Tannhäuser, WWV70
Jean Sibelius - Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47
Edward Elgar - Enigma Variations, Op. 36

Founded in 1981, the Dublin-based Hibernian Orchestra (formerly the Hibernian Chamber Orchestra) is now recognised as the leading voluntary orchestra in Ireland.

Celebrated Irish violinist Mairéad Hickey is acclaimed for her captivating expression, soaring tone and fearless virtuosity. Her natural ability to communicate sincerely, with beauty and integrity, entrances audiences worldwide.

John Finucane enjoyed twenty-five years as Principal Clarinet of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra before retiring from it in 2020. During that time, he was a regular concerto soloist, recitalist, and renowned professor of clarinet in the Royal Irish Academy of Music.

Presented by The Hibernian Orchestra

WebsiteAdd a Listing

Added by hibernian_orchestra on 7 May 2024

comments powered by Disqus

Please note that some listings are added by third parties. The Journal of Music does not take responsibility for the content or accuracy of listings published by third parties on this site. The Journal of Music reserves the right to edit or delete listings. Click here to add a listing, login or register.