Discover the magic of live orchestral music in the Ulster Orchestra’s fantastic new Season! Featuring classical masters like Shostakovich and Strauss, dynamic soloists and conductors, popular favourites and family fun, you’ll definitely find YOUR moment of magic!
The 'Beast from the East' was no match for the Ulster Orchestra, who traveled to Amsterdam for a concert in the Concertgebouw, one of the world's finest concert halls, on Sunday 4 March. The Orchestra were led by Music Director Rafael Payare and performed a progamme comprised of Shostakovich Symphony No.1 and Elgar's Cello Concerto, which featured guest soloist Alisa Weilerstein. The Orchestra's performance was incredibly successful, receiving a richly-deserved standing ovation. If you would like to listen to the performance, it was broadcast on Dutch radio and can be accessed by clicking here.
CHILDREN UNDER 16 GO FREE! Now it’s even easier for all the family to enjoy the world’s best music. Children aged 15 or under go free to all Season 2017/18 Concerts, JTI Lunchtime Concerts and most Ulster Orchestra Pops Series (excludes The Snowman). Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Maximum of two free children’s tickets per adult. Additional children £5 each. Children’s tickets for both performances of The Snowman (2 December 2017) are £11.50 each. *Please note that, except for concerts aimed specifically at children, children under the age of 3 are not admitted to performances. [...]
The Ulster Orchestra and Ulster Youth Orchestra are delighted to announce the very first cohort of young musicians have been chosen for their brand new Professional Experience Scheme, an partnership initiative designed to support young musicians as they explore a career in orchestral music-making. Seven musicians have been accepted onto the scheme. Music students normally resident in Northern Ireland were invited to audition for the scheme and the successful students will benefit from a programme of coaching and mentoring from Ulster Orchestra members across the 2017/18 Season. Three times during the academic year, they will come to Belfast to [...]