Beethoven’s Violin Concerto is the first giant of the genre and it is only fitting that it forms part of a Season devoted to the Great Concertos.
Two first symphonies by two titans of symphonic composition.
Mahler’s impassioned love serenade, Blumine, sets up one of Beethoven’s favourites of his own work.
A momentous season comes to its triumphant conclusion in a blaze of fanfare and Prokofiev’s heroic and joyful Fifth Symphony. At the centrepiece of this heroic programme, Beethoven lays all his cards on the table with the grandest, most stirring piano concerto he ever wrote, performed by virtuoso Stephen Hough.
The Ulster Orchestra’s year of celebration reaches a joyous climax with this spectacular, uplifting concert. Rafael Payare and the Orchestra bring you two brilliant works by a pair of Russian masters and Beethoven's masterpiece 9th Symphony.
Beethoven's uplifting Pastoral Symphony and Bruch's lyrical first Violin Concerto come to the Ardhowen stage, under the baton of Music Director Rafael Payare. This concert is supported by JTI.
Two uplifting pieces to soothe the soul! Beethoven's delightful Pastoral Symphony is paired with Brahms' sweet, songful Violin Concerto, performed by Alina Ibragimova.
They call D major the ‘golden’ key’, making Beethoven's monumental Violin Concerto fitting for a fiftieth anniversary season and performed by one of the great modern interpreters, Armenian violinist Sergey Khachatryan.
To celebrate our 50th Birthday, Rafael and the Orchestra are throwing a very special birthday concert, and the icing on this symphonic celebration cake is surely Northern Ireland's legendary pianist, Barry Douglas OBE, performing the work that made his name!
Chief Conductor Rafael Payare brings Season 2015/16 to a thrilling conclusion with a blockbuster programme of music by two of the heavyweights of the Romantic era. The lively Fourth Symphony is Beethoven at the peak of his powers and Berlioz’s epic masterpiece of obsessive desire, Symphonie fantastique, is truly huge in every way! Its five [...]