- 09 May 22
RTÉ Concert Orchestra play an outdoor summer night devoted to Thin Lizzy’s discography at Ireland’s National Museum.
The world-renowned RTÉ Concert Orchestra are taking on their next creative tribute, RTÉ Thin Lizzy Orchestrated. Part of Wider Than Pictures, a series of events by Singular Artists hosted at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, the orchestra will perform an open air, fully-seated summer night concert shining light on one of Ireland’s iconic rock ‘n roll leaders, Thin Lizzy.
Third in the lineup of events announced by Singular Artists, the concert will take place the the National Museum on August 27. Recently appointed conductor Stephen Bell will lead the orchestra in their performance. Audiences can expect special guest musicians and vocalists and golden renditions of Thin Lizzy’s greatest tracks, from ‘Old Town’ to ‘Whiskey in the Jar.’
The RTÉ Concert Orchestra, established in 1948, was voted the world’s favourite orchestra in 2015 and has appeared in several Eurovision Song Contests as well as soundtracks to films such as Stephen Rennicks’ Room. One of the more recent performances from RTÉ Orchestra came during lockdown, with a TV tribute to David Bowie featuring members from the Starman’s own band.
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