- 11 Feb 19
A wide range of speakers will be featured at the National Concert Hall in March and April.
The National Concert Hall's schedule for March and April offers a wide variety of performances and speakers, including The Gloaming, novelist Matt Haig and The Three Tenors, and features a range of leading authors, journalists and musicians in the unique Words+Ideas Series.
Viv Albertine, Catherine Mayer, Matt Haig and Rose McGowan are participating in the Words+Ideas series, which seeks to spark important conversations and debates about a variety of topics, ranging from politics to culture to the arts. Tickets for the these engagements cost between €15 and €30.
On March 9 at 8:30 p.m., Viv Albertine, who was the guitarist of the punk band The Slits and has released solo work along with memoirs, will be in conversation with writer, critic and broadcaster Sinéad Gleeson. On March 10, Albertine will be joined by journalist, activist and producer Una Mullally.
Catherine Mayer, author of Attack of the 50 Ft. Women and co-founder of the Women's Equality Party, will come to the National Concert Hall on March 13 to discuss political polarization and her experiences as a journalist.
Reasons to Stay Alive author Matt Haig will take the stage on March 28 to discuss the challenges of living in a hectic world where technology increasingly influences our lives, and give advice on how to navigate it. Finally, actor and activist Rose McGowan, who was one of Harvey Weinstein's first accusers and has continued to play an integral role in the #MeToo movement, will be interviewed about her experiences in a broken industry.
Tickets for these events are available on the National Concert Hall's website.