Royal Irish Academy of Music Chamber Orchestra, Nov. 9 ☆

| October 17, 2011

TC Music and Music Education hosts the Royal Irish Academy of Music Chamber Orchestra for a free performance in Millbank Chapel 7:30pm, November 9th. They will be also be performing at Carnegie Hall the previous night.

“zesty and superbly unified” (The New York Times)

Roisin Walters, violin
Naoimi O’Connell, mezzo-soprano
Elizabeth Csibi, director

Programme includes: Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, Mozart’s Eine kleine
Nachtmusik and John Kinsella’s Nocturne.

Regarded as one of Ireland’s most exciting young chamber ensembles,
the Royal Irish Academy of Music Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1997by Elizabeth Csibi. Bringing together some of the Academy’s finest
young string players, the Orchestra usually performs standing up,
without a conductor and soloists are generally drawn from within the

Its wide-ranging repertoire of music has been heard in some of
Ireland’s finest performance spaces including the Bank of Ireland Arts
Centre, the National Gallery of Ireland and the National Concert Hall.
In April 2000 the Orchestra performed a series of highly acclaimed
concerts in Paris with Finghin Collins, winner of the 1999 Clara
Haskil International Piano Competition and in 2001 the Orchestra
travelled to the United States for a four-city tour with the
distinguished Irish pianist John O’Conor where their performances were
described by The New York Times as “zesty and superbly unified” and
the Boston Globe as “lively and elegant”. In recent seasons, the
Orchestra broadcast Michael Holohan’s The Road to Lough Swilly with
Irish actor Stephen Rea, participated in the Festival Culturel
Européen in Rouen with French violinist Gilles Apap and appeared at
the French Senate in Paris during Ireland’s Presidency of the European
Union. In 2006 he Orchestra returned to the United States with pianist
John O’Conor for a number of concerts culminating in an appearance at
the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and in 2009 made its debut in
the Far East with John O’Conor performing in Korea, China and Japan.
Most recently the Orchestra performed at the 2010 Expo in Shanghai
with guitarist Xuefei Yang and pianist John O’Conor.