Irish Baroque Orchestra
c/o National Concert Hall
Earlsfort Terrace
Dublin 2
Republic of Ireland

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NCH Chamber Series

Director Peter Whelan
National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2

Saturday 16 November | 7.30pm | €17.50 

Handel In Italy 

Soprano Aisling Kenny | Countertenor Francesco Giusti 

Works by Handel and Geminiani make up this snapshot of Handel’s time travelling in Italy, with his cantata Il Duello Amoroso for soprano and counter-tenor forming the centrepiece.

Wednesday 20 November | 7.30pm | €17.50 

'Le Phenix' : French Chamber Works  

Music by Rameau, Boismortier, Couperin and Corrette.

Sunday 24 November | 3pm | €17.50 

Vivaldi Concerti da Camera

Virtuoso concerti di camera by Vivaldi for recorder, oboe and bassoon.

Ticket for all 3 performances €45

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Handel Messiah 

Conductor Peter Whelan
Soprano Emma Morwood 
| Mezzo-Soprano Rachel Kelly |  Tenor Anthony Gregory |  Bass Edward Grint |  Chorus Sestina


Thursday 5 December | 7.30pm | €25/€20/€10 | National Opera House Wexford 
Friday 6 December | 7.30pm | €50/€35/€30/€10/€5 | St Patrick’s Cathedral Dublin   
Saturday 7 December | 7.30pm | €25/€22.50/€20/€12.50 | Galway Cathedral 

Presented in partnership with Sestina, with the support of Exitex and Arts Council Northern Ireland. 

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The Trials of Tenducci

Mezzo-Soprano Tara Erraught

Director Peter Whelan

Friday 7 February | 1pm | €27/€22 (€5 students) | National Gallery of Ireland

This concert is presented in partnership with the National Gallery of Ireland, and with the support of RTÉ Supporting the Arts.

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La Donna Barocche

Directed by Claire Duff

Music to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Isabella Leonarda, to co-incide with International Women’s Day


Saturday 7 March | 7.30pm | €17.50 | Kevin Barry Recital Room, National Concert Hall

Sunday 8 March | 7pm | Finding a Voice | Main Guard, Clonmel

La Folia 

Directed by Alfredo Bernadini

Music by Geminiani, Telemann, Fux & Zelenka

Supported by the Italian Institute of Culture, Dublin


Friday 24 April | 7.30pm | €25/€20 (€5 students) | St Ann’s, Dawson St, Dublin

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Bach at the Gallery : Bach's Doubles and Triples

Solo Violin & Director Rachel Podger

Alex Bellamy Oboe | Miriam Kaczor Flute | Claire Duff Violin | Malcolm Proud Harpsichord

Concerti for two and three instruments by J.S. Bach


Friday 26 June | 8pm | Music in Kilkenny

Saturday 27 June | 3pm | €27/€22 (€5 students) | National Gallery of Ireland

Presented in partnership with the National Gallery of Ireland

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Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra

Directed by Claire Duff

Presented in partnership with the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras


Friday July 24 | Townley Hall, County Louth

Saturday July 25 | St Ann’s, Dawson St, Dublin

IBO reserves the right to alter these planned programmes according to the outcome of its 2020 funding awards. Ticket booking will be published as the season progresses.