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Events Archive 2013

January 15, 17, 19:  Opera: Turn of the Screw by Benjamin Britten.  Gleeson Theatre, DIT Kevin Street, Dublin 8, 7.30pm. Tickets:

February 2: A celebration of the music of Raymond Deane, marking his 60th Birthday. St Ann's Church, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, 2pm-5.30pm.

February 25-March 1 DIT Keyboard and Vocal Competitions

February 26:  Orchestral and Choral Concert "The Spirit of Russia: Sacred and Profanewith DIT Symphony Orchestra and DIT Chamber Choir. Includes Shostakovich: Symphony no.  10 in E minor, Op. 93. National Concert Hall, 8pm. Tickets from

February 27, 28, March 1,2: Drama: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Samuel Beckett Theatre, Trinity College, Dublin. 7.30pm. Tickets from 01-8962461

March 2: Junior Conservatory Open Day.  DIT Chatham Row, Dublin 2. 11am-3pm.

March 4-8  DIT Orchestral and Chamber Music Competitions, Mc Cann Hall, DIT Chatham Row.

March 10:  DIT Ensembles All Together Now. National Concert Hall, 7pm. Tickets from

March 16 Creative Connexions Festival, Sitges, Bacelona.Performances by Tanya Murphy (traditional violin), Eilís Lavelle (harp), Aimee Farrell Courtney (bodhrán/percussion), Shauna Buckingham (soprano) and Padhraic Ó Cuinneagain (piano)

March 21 International Masterclass Series: Linda Chatterton, flute. Mc Cann Hall, DIT Chatham Row, 6-9pm.  In association withYamaha Artists.

March 24 Iulian Pusca (pan-flute), Gavin Brennan (saxophone), with DIT Ensemble in Residence,ConcordeCONCORDE: UP CLOSE WITH MUSIC from BIRDS to HIDDEN DRAGONS. RHA Gallery, 15 Ely Place, Dublin 2, 2.30–4.30pmAdmission Free (limited seating)

March 26 DIT Chamber Brass Concert. Pepper Canister Church, 7.30pm

Lunchtime at the PEPPERCANISTER, Thursday Lunchtime Recitals, 1.10pm running from 11 April-30 May.

April 12 International Masterclass Series: Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet.  In association with the Irish Chamber Orchestra.  McCann Hall, DIT Chatham Row, 3-6pm

April 20: The Symphony & Ireland: A Symposium includes a performance of Paul Alday's Symphony, the first know symphony composed in Ireland.

April 24: Concert: DIT Big Band, DIT Irish Traditional Music Ensemble, DIT Wind Ensemble. Gleeson Theatre, DIT Kevin Street, Dublin 8, 7.30pm

April 25: Junior Choir Concert. Pepper Canister Church. 6pm

May 1: Concert: DIT Chamber Winds, DIT Chamber Brass and DIT Camerata. Gleeson Theatre, DIT Kevin Street, Dublin 8, 7pm.  Includes a performance of Paul Alday's Symphony, the first know symphony composed in Ireland.

May 1 - May 3: Museum, a witty absurd comedy about how we respond to contemporary art. Written by Obie-winning playwright Tina Howe, directed by Peter McDermott and performed by the first-year students of the BA in Drama (Performance). Theatre, DIT Rathmines Road, 7pm. Tickets €10/€5 available from

May 2: "Arias and Songs " Lunchtime concert of Operatic Arias and Songs by Kurt Weill, performed by Sinead Campell-Wallace (soprano), Mairead Hurley (piano) National Concert Hall John Field Room, 1.05pm

May 2:  DIT Harps: Fiona Gryson, Eilis Lavelle, Clare McCague, Claire O'Donnell. RDS Rising Stars Concert, RDS Concert Hall, 1pm.

May 4: DIT Sinfonia and DIT Junior Chamber Music Ensembles.  Gleeson Theatre, DIT Kevin Street, 3pm.

May 9: Prize-Winners Concert.  Gleeson Theatre, DIT Kevin Street, Dublin 8, 7pm.

May 13: International Masterclass Series: Alice Giles, Harp.  McCann Hall, DIT Chatham Row, Dublin 2, 6-9pm.

May 13-14 BA in Drama Performance Graduating Recitals, The Theatre, DIT Rathmines, 10am-1pm

May 22-23 MMus (Performance) Recitals, Gleeson Theatre, DIT Kevin Street

May 25:  TraDITum (DIT Irish Traditional Trio: Aimee Farrell-Courtney, Tanya Murphy, Darina Gleeson).  Creative Connexions Festival, Dun Laoghaire, 1pm.

May 27-31: BMus (Performance) Recitals

May 28 Chamber Music Concert, The Theatre, DIT Rathmines, 7pm

May 29: BA in Drama Performance Graduates Acting Showcase, Smock Alley Theatre, 3pm

June 5: Keyboard Department Young Performers Concert.  Gleeson Theatre, DIT Kevin Street, 7pm

June 14: Swift in his Own Words (An evening of music, recitals and readings). The story of Swift’s time at the Cathedral told through readings from his work / correspondence with music and images from the period. Featuring Eamonn Lawlor, Rev. Adrian Empey, June Rodgers and the DIT Irish Traditional Music Ensemble. Saint. Patrick’s Cathedral, 

July 25-August 3: DIT Concerts at the Boyle Arts Festival

June 21: DIT Conservatory celebrates love:live:music Ireland's National Music Day

September 16:  International Masterclass: Julian Siegel (saxophone)

September 20: Culture Night at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, 6-9pm, DIT Chatham Row, Dublin 2

October 7: Raphael Wallfish (cello) and Redmond O'Toole (guitar):  In Discussion on Collaborative Music-Making.  McCann Hall, DIT Chatham Row, 5.30pm-7.30pm.  All Welcome

October 9: Con Tempo Quartet "different trains" Concert, 7.30pm, The Theatre, DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Rathmines Road. Tickets @ the Door — Adults 10/8; DIT students and faculty Free Admission. 

October 19: Sioned Williams, Harp Orchestral Cadenzafet Masterclass, 2-4pm, DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Rathmines Road.