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Prom Concert '15

UL Orchestra presents an eclectic mix of music from various eras and styles of music. We will be joined by Michael Dooley on bassoon to play the fantastic Bassoon Concerto in Bb Major by Mozart. We will also be performing the magical Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain as well as three well known film themes from the Magnificent Seven, 633 Squadron and Jurassic Park. 

We are honoured to be able to perform a premier of a work by Sophie Butler who is a very talented local musician and composer.

The Limerick School of Music and The Redemptorist’s Centre of Music will be performing as our featured guest ensemble. This will be a true showcase of the musical talent in Limerick and be a night to remember.

Prom Concert '14

Diane Daly copy Join the ULO this Prom to hear some of what Limerick has to offer and more! Diane Daly of the ICO will be performing the brilliant Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in what guarantees to be an exhilarating performance. The Mary Immaculate Choral Society will be performing a number of well known works from Operas by Verdi & Mascagni. We will also be featuring two premiers this season - one is a recently discovered work by Irish composer Michael Balfe and the other by Limerick born composer Barry Walsh. Danzon No. 2 by Marquez will also feature to add an exciting dance number that you can't help but tap your foot to. Join us thie may to celebrate the City of Culture 2014 and all Limerick has to offer!

X Mas Concert 7th of December '13

Our Christmas concert this year will be a great and varied mix of music. It will have the great 'Unfinished' Symphony NO.8 by Schubert and the fantastic Light Cavalry Overture by Suppe. We will then bring you two great movie numbers - we will take to the seas with the Pirates of the Caribbean and then move onto the musical genius of Ennio Morricone. The piece Moment for Morricone is a collection of some of his best themes arranged for full orchestra and choir. The Laurel Hill Coláiste choir will be accompanying us for this piece and some of their own programme. This seasonal concert will then finish with some well known christmas classics and carols. So come along and bring your singing voices to welcome in the Christmas this year!

Prom 2011

AnnaPhoebeConductor: Michael John Ryan

Soloist: Anna-Phoebe (Rock Violinist)

Guest Choir: County Limerick youth choir

Choir director: Maire Keary Scanlon

Programme: Espanol Rhapsody for orchestra, Chabrie

Romeo and Juliet, Tchaikovsky

From Bombay to Beirut

Christmas 2011

Stuart O SullivanConductor: Liam Daly

Soloist: Stewart o Sullivan

Guest choir: Laurel Hill Colaiste

Choir director: Orla Colgan

Programme. Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto

Candide, Bernstein

Carmen overture, Bizet

Adiemus, Jenkins

We are pleased to inform you of our our upcoming Christmas concert in the University of Limerick Concert Hall on Saturday the 10th of December. We will be playing a varied programme including the inspiring Rachmininoff Piano concerto No 2, Biset’s Carmen Prelude and Berstein’s Candide Overture. We are very honoured to have Stuart O’Sullivan join us as our soloist to perform the piano concerto.  We will also have a selection of seasonal pieces and the Laurel Hill Colaiste Choir will be the guest choir under Orla Colgan.  As you can see this programme has music to suit all tastes and is bound to delight.

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