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Season 2016/17 is here.

Fifty Years of Northern Ireland’s Symphony Orchestra

The Ulster Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary Season has it all. Fourteen subscription concerts, ten tasty lunchtime menus, eight golden favourites and two very special celebration events – and that’s just in Belfast. As well as this the Orchestra will be performing ‘On Your Doorstep’ in communities throughout the region, all year long. There’s something for everyone!

Season 2016-17 Brochure Cover

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Next Concerts

Sep 09

BBC Proms in the Park NI

Saturday 9 September, 5:30 pm-10:00 pm
Castle Coole
Enniskillen

Our News

All the latest news and announcements from your Orchestra.

BBC Proms in the Park NI 2017 – Application Period Now Open!

Ticket applications are now being accepted for BBC Proms in the Park 2017, which will be live from the National Trust property Castle Coole, County Fermanagh, on Saturday 9 September. This is the first time the event will be staged in County Fermanagh, and gives local audiences the opportunity to join in the UK-wide celebrations bringing to a close two months of spectacular music-making at the BBC Proms. Now in its 16th year, this year’s BBC Proms in the Park Northern Ireland will bring together internationally acclaimed performers from home and around the world. They will be performing alongside [...]

19 June 2017|Announcement, News|0 Comments

Ulster Orchestra Professional Experience Scheme Now Open for Applications!

  The Ulster Orchestra, in partnership with the Ulster Youth Orchestra, is delighted to announce the opening of a professional development programme where music students normally resident in Northern Ireland will audition to join a programme of coaching and mentoring from Ulster Orchestra members. The Scheme is open to members of the Ulster Youth Orchestra who are (or are about to begin) studying at third level and who are considering careers as professional orchestral musicians. Applications from non-UYO members will also be considered. Three times during the academic year, successful applicants will come to Belfast to join with the [...]

8 June 2017|Announcement, News|0 Comments

QUB Needs Your Help! Study with Prof. Piers Hellawell

On Friday 31 March, we are delighted to perform the Irish Première of Piers Hellawell's work Wild Flow as part of our evening concert. The piece was commissioned by the BBC and given its World Première at our performance at the BBC Proms in August 2016. Piers is also Professor of Composition at Queen’s University Belfast and is involved in a study at the university about the impact of his work. Queen’s would love to have your feedback after you hear tonight’s performance and you can contribute to the study by completing a short survey. The survey can be found [...]

31 March 2017|Announcement, News|0 Comments

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