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!
We regret that, due to unforeseen circumstances, Alina Ibragimova is indisposed and will be replaced by Vivian Hagner for the Brahms Violin Concerto that forms part of our concert on Friday 24th February 2017. The programme for the sold out concert remains unchanged. In Viviane, we bring you an internationally-acclaimed soloist who performed the Brahms Violin Concerto with Ryan Wigglesworth and the Hallé Orchestra in December 2016, and this performance was broadcast on BBC Radio 3's Afternoon in Concert programme. We are sure you will enjoy her interpretation of the beautifully expressive Violin Concerto.
New Chairman succeeds Sir George Bain Stephen Peover was elected yesterday as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ulster Orchestra, succeeding Sir George Bain who has retired after five years of highly dedicated service in the post. Stephen’s appointment comes at a historic and significant period in the Ulster Orchestra’s half-century of music-making in Northern Ireland. The Orchestra is midway through its critically acclaimed 50th Anniversary Season and is enjoying a period of management stability and growth in its audience and supporter base. The Ulster Orchestra acknowledges the major support it receives from its principal [...]
The Ulster Orchestra has been working with the Alzheimer’s Society UK and its work is demonstrably helping to support and lift those who are affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias in Northern Ireland. This year the Orchestra is taking part in The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2016, with a challenge to raise £15,000 from supporters this Christmas. If successful, Big Give Challenge partners will DOUBLE this amount to £30,000 - the amount needed to run this powerful musical work with the Alzheimer's Society. Anyone who has been to a performance by the Ulster Orchestra will know that music has [...]