Concert Planner: 2–8 December 2019

Rufus and Martha Wainwright – in Dublin on 2 and 3 December.

Concert Planner: 2–8 December 2019

This week's concerts from Monday to Sunday. To have your concert included next week (9–15 December), please add it to our listings.

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Latest Reader Reviews
11.11.19 – Alone on Friendship Hill, David Allred
15.11.19 – Weird Heill, Careerist
24.05.19 – Live at the Elmwood Hall, Joshua Burnside
24.05.19 – Out of Body Auto Message, THUMPER
17.11.19 – Mac DeMarcoL’Aéronef, Lille
15.11.19 – The Wren, The Wren, Lisa O’Neill
17.05.19 - Be Kind, Beauty Sleep

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Upcoming Concerts

Children and Young People
4.12.19 – A Winter’s Tale, University Concert Hall, Limerick
7.12.19 – Family Christmas Concert With The Echo Band, National Concert Hall
7.12.19 – Family Christmas Concert With The Echo Band, National Concert Hall

3.12.19 – Sing Out! Choir Christmas Concert, National Concert Hall
6.12.19 – TU Dublin Conservatoire Chamber Choir, National Concert Hall
7.12.19 – Ring Christmas Bells! The Palestrina Choir, National Concert Hall
8.12.19 – Messiah for All, Monkstown Parish Church
8.12.19 – The Guinness Choir Christmas Concert, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin
8.12.19 – Chamber Choir Ireland presents: A Babe is Born, Christ Church Cathedral
8.12.19 – The Dessoff Choirs: Welcome Yule!, St. Philip’s Church 

3.12.19 – ChamberFest Dublin 2019, Royal Irish Academy of Music Dublin
4.12.19 – BBC Philharmonic: Tippett, Arnold & Gipps, BBC Philharmonic Studio
5.12.19 – Irish Baroque Orchestra presents - Messiah, The National Opera House, Wexford
5.12.19 – International Guitar Series: Katona Twins, National Concert Hall
6.12.19 – Drogheda Classical Music presents: Patrick Rafter (violin) and Michael McHale (piano), St Peter’s Church of Ireland, Drogheda
6.12.19 – RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra: Schnelzer, Tchaikovsky, Berlioz, National Concert Hall
6.12.19 – BBC Concert Orchestra: Dystopia, Queen Elizabeth Hall
6.12.19 – Handel’s Messiah, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin
6.12.19 – Irish Baroque Orchestra presents - Messiah, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin
6.12.19 – Christmas with ANÚNA 2019 Dec 6th, St Bartholomew’s Church, Dublin
6.12.19 – Ficino Quartet, St Iberius Church, Wexford
7.12.19 – BBC Symphony Orchestra: Film: The Curious World of Hieronymous Bosch, Barbican
7.12.19 – Ficino Quartet, Triskel Christchurch, Cork
7.12.19 – BBC Symphony Orchestra: Chamber Music & Songs by Detlev Glanert and his teacher, Henze, Milton Court
7.12.19 – BBC Symphony Orchestra: Talk: Glanert, the man and the music, Fountain Room
7.12.19 – Irish Baroque Orchestra presents - Messiah, Galway Cathedral
7.12.19 – Christmas Concert | Cappella Caeciliana, St John’s Church, Malone, Belfast
7.12.19 – Handel’s Messiah, University Concert Hall, Limerick
7.12.19 – Christmas with ANÚNA 2019 Dec 7th, St Bartholomew’s Church, Dublin
8.12.19 – Christmas Concert with ConTempo Quartet / Corelli & the Snowman, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin
8.12.19 – Sunday String Quartet Series: Ficino Quartet, National Concert Hall
8.12.19 – Ficino Quartet, Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin
8.12.19 – BBC Philharmonic: Christmas Favourites at Ordsall Hall 2019, Ordsall Hall
8.12.19 – Chamber Choir Ireland - A Babe is Born, Christchurch Cathedral
8.12.19 – Airs of Old Drogheda & Angels we have hear on high, Augustinian Church, Drogheda

3.12.19 – From Europe with Love: Sweden, St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway
5.12.19 – Music & Musings with Ed Bennett, The Black Gate Cultural Centre Galway
6.12.19 – ж The Buffer Zone ж, Unit 3 Kirkos DCC Incubation Space
6.12.19 – Kirkos Presents ж Josh Spear, Oonagh Young Gallery
6.12.19 – Musiclee presents Clare O’Riordan & Clare Sands in concert., The DC Music Club, Dublin
7.12.19 – BBC Symphony Orchestra: Semyon Bychkov conducts Detlev Glanert’s Requiem for Hieronymous Bosch, Barbican
7.12.19 – Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Hear and Now: Heinz Holliger, Glasgow City Halls
7.12.19 – Tommy Fleming, Ratoath Venue Theatre
7.12.19 – HamsandwicH, The Courthouse Arts Centre Tinahely

10.12.19 – Ballet Ireland’s Swan Lake, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan
11.12.19 – Ballet Ireland’s Swan Lake, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan

2.12.19 – Gone With The Wind, University Concert Hall, Limerick
8.12.19 – BBC Concert Orchestra: ET Live Screening, Royal Albert Hall

Folk and Traditional
4.12.19 – The Wonders of the Wake, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
6.12.19 – Luka Bloom, The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
6.12.19 – Lisnagun: A Benefit Concert for Brendan & Michèle, Kino, Cork
6.12.19 – An Góilín Traditional Singers: Weekly Singing Session, Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell
Square, Dublin
8.12.19 – Moya Brennan, Cormac De Barra - Voices & Harps, Róisín Dubh, Galway
10.12.19 – Christmas Crooners, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk
11.12.19 – Leonard Barry, Declan Folan and Shane McGowan, The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon
12.12.19 – The Studio Sessions @ glór: Words and Music, glór, Friar’s Walk, Ennis

Jazz and Improvised
5.12.19 – The Phil Ware Trio - Live at Arthurs Jazz Club, Arthur’s Blues and Jazz Club
6.12.19 – Zandra, Queen of Jazz, dlr LexIcon Studio
7.12.19 – Zandra, Queen of Jazz, dlr LexIcon Studio

Musical Theatre
6.12.19 – That’s Amore: Christmas with Dean Martin , The Civic, Tallaght
7.12.19 – Roll Up, Roll Up the Showman is Coming, The Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

6.12.19 – The Enchantress: An American Operetta by Victor Herbert, Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin, Derry
7.12.19 – The Enchantress: An American Operetta by Victor Herbert, Black Box Theatre, Belfast
7.12.19 – ж The Buffer Zone ж, Unit 3 Kirkos DCC Incubation Space
8.12.19 – ж The Buffer Zone ж, Unit 3 Kirkos DCC Incubation Space
8.12.19 – The Enchantress: An American Operetta by Victor Herbert, Accidental Theatre, Belfast

Rock and Pop
2.12.19 – Rufus And Martha Wainwright’s A Not So Silent Night, National Concert Hall
2.12.19 – THE BJORN IDENTITY, The Civic, Tallaght
3.12.19 – Rufus And Martha Wainwright’s A Not So Silent Night, National Concert Hall
5.12.19 – Christmas Country With The Stars , The Civic, Tallaght
6.12.19 – The Sound of the Sixties - A Tribute to Motown, The Sugar Club, Dublin
6.12.19 – Slippery When Wet - The Bon Jovi Tribute, The Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
7.12.19 – BIMM Dublin Open Day, BIMM Dublin

Festivals this week
4 Dec: The Ivors Composer Awards (formerly the British Composer Awards), British Museum, London
7 Dec: MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, Aberdeen Music Hall
7–15 Dec: London Contemporary Music Festival

For more upcoming festivals, see our Festival Calendar.

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Published on 2 December 2019


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