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Orchestra Season ends with Sir James Galway special

Ulster Orchestra Ulster Hall and the Waterfront Today (7.45pm) & June 1

The official Ulster Orchestra season ends tonight with a festive overture by Shostakovich and Prokofiev's heroic and joyful Fifth Symphony.

The centrepiece of the programme is Beethoven's 'Emperor' Piano Concerto in which the great British pianist Stephen Hough is soloist. Tickets cost £10-£28.

However, that not all from the orchestra as on June 1 it will be joined in Belfast's Waterfront by Sir James Galway for a unqiue evening of music and memories.

From his working-class Belfast roots to gracing the world stage, Galway's illustrious career boasts over 30m album sales, extensive touring, frequent television appearances and passionate work in music education.

Tickets for the evening with Sir James are priced £25-£35 and are available from: 028 9033 4455.

  • Visit ulsterorchestra.org.uk for more details on both shows.

Festiv'Ards

Portico, Portaferry

Tomorrow 2.30pm & Sunday (3pm)

Festiv'Ards 2017 provides 10 music concerts during the four-day festival in Portaferry.

It begins tomorrow with a programme by world-renowned cellist Jamie Walton and then, on Sunday, Irish pianist Finghin Collins makes a welcome return.

  • Visit porticoards.com for more details.

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