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Midsummer Magic with Irish Chamber Orchestra at UCH on Saturday, June 22

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Under the baton of celebrated conductor Wyn Davies, acclaimed Soprano Anna Devin will delight audiences at Midsummer Magic

Midsummer Magic takes centre stage as University Concert Hall partners with Irish Chamber Orchestra on Saturday, June 22

Midsummer Magic
Midsummer Magic presented by Irish Chamber Orchestra and University Concert Hall as part of the 2024 Limerick Summer Proms

On Saturday, June 22nd, Midsummer Magic takes centre stage as University Concert Hall partners with Irish Chamber Orchestra to deliver a musical journey through the ages featuring iconic overtures including Mozart’s Magic Flute and Mendelssohn’s evocative Hebrides Overture.

Under the baton of celebrated conductor Wyn Davies, acclaimed Soprano Anna Devin will delight audiences singing popular arias including O Mio Babbino Caro and the hauntingly beautiful Intermezzo from Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana.

A selection of fabulous Strauss waltzes from the Blue Danube to the Radetsky March add to the magic of this Midsummer evening with Irish Chamber Orchestra.


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The concert will be presented by Simon Delaney of RTÉ, lyric fm.  Simon Delaney has been working as an actor, director, writer, and producer for over 20 years in Ireland, the UK, and the US. Recently he has started to host his show on RTÉ lyric fm

Dr. Marie Connolly, Director of Human Rights, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Limerick also said “The Limerick Summer Proms reflects our unwavering dedication to nurturing cultural diversity and fostering inclusivity within our community. The three day festival underscores our commitment to offer enriching experiences that embrace individuals from all walks of life. Join us for a weekend of pride, music, and unity.”

Limerick Summer Proms is delighted to partner with Dublin LGBTQ+ Pride Festival, Limerick Pride Festival, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, and Irish Chamber Orchestra and is proudly supported by the University of Limerick, University Concert Hall and Limerick City and County Council.

For ticketing information and event details, visit uch.ie or call the Box Office on 061 331549.

Saturday 22nd June 7.30pm: Midsummer Magic presented by Irish Chamber Orchestra and University Concert Hall

Tickets from €10 (booking fees apply)

2 for €50 When You Purchase tickets for both SHINE & Midsummer Magic

Read more about Summer Proms here

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