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06 Sep 2010

National Concert Hall

Ireland’s National Concert Hall is regarded by performing artists as one of the finest concert halls in Europe. At the heart of Dublin’s city centre it boasts a thrilling programme of the world’s greatest performers and Ireland’s finest musicians.

With weekly performances by the resident orchestra, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestras as well as a range of performances and activities covering classical, opera, traditional, jazz, musicals, popular music and education and community outreach, The National Concert Hall is a thriving venue catering for all musical tastes, ranging from the New York Philharmonic to the Chieftains, Cecilia Bartoli to Joan Baez, Lang Lang to Jools Holland and Yo-Yo Ma to Peking Opera, and many more.

The National Concert Hall's vision is that of a world-leading auditorium and centre of excellence for the performing arts in Ireland. The Hall, on Earlsfort Terrace, is a building worth experiencing on its own merits alone, to say nothing of the exciting performances within it.

Education, Community and Outreach (ECO) programme
The ECO programme seeks to engage people with music, to enhance people’s understanding and appreciation of music and music making, and to encourage personal, community and social development through music. Built on the twin pillars of excellence and inclusivity, the ECO programme aims to contribute to national musical citizenship through a wide range of quality, accessible, and socially relevant initiatives.

The ECO programme covers the following areas: