Concert Planner: 7–13 December 2020

The RTÉ Concert Orchestra and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra celebrate the music of John Lennon this week, on the fortieth anniversary of his death.

Concert Planner: 7–13 December 2020

This week's concerts and livestreams from Monday to Sunday.

To have your concert included next week (14–20 December), please add it to our listings.

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Upcoming Concerts 

Children and Young People
12.12.20 – Theatre Lovett Present A Festive Mr. Fox And Friends, National Concer Hall Online
13.12.20 – Paul Noonan – The Snowy Kazoo, National Concert Hall Online

Classical
7.12.20 – A Christmas Organ Concert with Dr Gordon Stewart, Huddersfield Town Hall
9.12.20 – London Symphony Orchestra presents: Sir Simon Rattle with Krystian Zimerman – Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5, Barbican Hall, 3.30pm
9.12.20 – London Symphony Orchestra presents: Sir Simon Rattle with Krystian Zimerman – Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5, Barbican Hall, 6.30pm
9.12.20 – Brodsky Quartet: On Wenlock Edge With Daniel Norman and Sholto Kynoch, Kings Place, London
11.12.20 – RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra – Celebrating Beethoven 250 , RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra Online
11.12.20 – Online Drogheda Classical Music/ Gavan Ring and Gary Beecher, St Peter’s Church of Ireland, Drogheda
11.12.20 – The Ficino Quartet - The Beethoven String Quartets – Autumn Season, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork
11.12.20 – A Whole New Story ~ Curated Readings & Musical Performances (Online Event), Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
13.12.20 – Neave Trio performs Glinka, Eric Nathan, and Dale Trumbore presented by the Longy School of Music, Livestream
13.12.20 – London Symphony Orchestra: A Singalong Christmas, London Symphony Orchestra Online
13.12.20 – John O’Conor, piano, National Concert Hall Online 

Listen back
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra – Rossini, Fauré, Mozart

Contemporary
10.12.20 – CMC Salon - Ultan O’Brien, Contemporary Music Centre
12.12.20 – Opera North: As You Are – A Leeds soundwalk
13.12.20 – Opera North: As You Are – A Leeds soundwalk
13.12.20 – [email protected] Online : Xenia Pestova Bennett- piano, Ed Bennett-electronics, Hugh Lane Gallery YouTube/facebook @thehughlane

Early Music
7.12.20 – Recorder Workshops for Beginners with Helen Hancock @ Galway Early Music Online Winter Festival , Galway Early Music Online

Electronic
9.12.20 – Seminar by Prof. John Bowers Chaired by Prof. Paul Stapleton, Virtual Music Events at Queen’s University Belfast
10.12.20 – Performance from John Bowers, with Paul Stapleton and Adam Pultz Melbye, Virtual Music Events at Queen’s University Belfast

Film
7.12.20 – Parasite (Monday Night Cinema), Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
11.12.20 – Hangmen by Martin McDonagh (National Theatre Encore Screening), Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
12.12.20 – Present Laughter by Noël Coward (National Theatre Encore Screening), Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
13.12.20 – Three Tenors: Voices for Eternity, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire

Folk and Traditional
7.12.20 – Virtual Fire Choir, The Nest Collective
8.12.20 – Imagining Ireland: Martin Hayes, National Concert Hall Online
10.12.20 – Virtual launch to mark the appointment of Saileog Ní Cheannabháin as Sean-nós Singer in Residence 2021, Centre for Irish Studies Online
11.12.20 – Afternoon Tea with Paul & Karen - Episode 50, Paul Walker & Karen Pfeiffer - online
12.12.20 – TradTalk 2020, Trad Ireland Online
12.12.20 – Expanding my Horizons Within these Walls // Reflections on Lockdown from Cormac Begley, Cathy Jordan, Inni-K, Gerry O’Connor @ TradTalk 2020, Trad Ireland Online
12.12.20 – Report Launch: Navigating the Traditional Arts Sector in Ireland // Official Launch by Martin Hayes // Interview by Ruth Smith of report author, Jack Talty @ TradTalk 2020, Trad Ireland Online
12.12.20 – Roundtable: Engaging with the Media // Chair: Toner Quinn, Contributors: Peter Browne, Ellie Byrne, Paula Carroll @ TradTalk 2020, Trad Ireland Online
13.12.20 – Padraig Jack, An Taibhearc Online

Listen back
Drawing from the Well 3: Edwina Guckian – The Story of Jack Lattin
Drawing from the Well 4: Mary Bergin, Tony Linnane & John Blake

Indie
11.12.20 – Mark Geary - Live songs from the forest, Free Live Stream

Listen back
Other Voices Day 4 – For Those I Love, Pillow Queens, Séamus & Caoimhe Uí Fhlatharta + Sun Collective
Other Voices Day 5 | Brigid Mae Power, Conchúr White, Fox Jaw, Luz + Peter Broderick

Jazz and Improvised
10.12.20 – Jazz Connector: Dos and Don’ts of Funding Applications, Improvised Music Company Online
 11.12.20
 – From Inspiration to Motivation: Creating music for young audiences, Improvised Music Company Online

Online Workshop
10.12.20 – Music Network presents: Performing Online – An Overview with Lisa Occhino
11.12.20 – Music Network presents: Optimising your Audio with Mairéad O’Reilly
14.12.20 – Music Network presents: Optimising your Video with Simon Peter King
15.12.20 – Music Network presents: Choosing Your Platform with David Taylor
16.12.20 – Music Network presents: Extending your Practice Online with Liz Doherty, Xenia Pestova Bennett and Gwendolyn Masin

Opera
7.12.20 – Thomas Adès’s The Tempest @ Nightly Met Opera Streams, Nightly Met Opera Stream
8.12.20 – John Adams’s Doctor Atomic @ Nightly Met Opera Streams, Nightly Met Opera Streams
9.12.20 – Britten’s Peter Grimes @ Nightly Met Opera Streams, Nightly Met Opera Streams
10.12.20 – Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel @ Nightly Met Opera Streams, Nightly Met Opera Streams
10.12.20 – Mezzo Masterpieces featuring Paula Murrihy, Live-stream Concert from Kilkenny Castle
11.12.20 – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess @ Nightly Met Opera Streams, Nightly Met Opera Streams
12.12.20 – Met Stars Live in Concert: Bryn Terfel in Wales, Metropolitan Opera Online
12.12.20 – Fidelio, Opera North Online
12.12.20 – Weill’s Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Classic Telecast) @ Nightly Met Opera Streams, Nightly Met Opera Streams
13.12.20 – John Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles @ Nightly Met Opera Streams, Nightly Met Opera Streams

Rock and Pop
8.12.20 – Station Sessions, Heuston Station
9.12.20 – Station Sessions, Kent Station
9.12.20
 – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra: John Lennon - A Life in Music, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
10.12.20 – Station Sessions, Pearse Station
10.12.20
 – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra: John Lennon - A Life in Music, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
11.12.20 – RTÉ Concert Orchestra Winter Sessions – John Lennon , RTÉ Concert Orchestra Online
11.12.20 – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra: John Lennon - A Life in Music, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
12.12.20 – Engelbert Humperdinck’s First Ever Christmas Special , Virtual event
12.12.20 – The Coronas – Nowhere We’d Rather Stream - Live From the Olympia, The Olympia Online

Talk
7.12.20 – Ireland’s Edge – Available Light / Solas, Ireland’s Edge Online
8.12.20 – Ireland’s Edge – Available Light / Solas, Ireland’s Edge Online

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To view the digital concerts by day, visit Upcoming Events.

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Published on 6 December 2020

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