Irish Doctors Orchestra Fundraising Concert for Réalta/Waterford Healing Arts

Irish Doctors Orchestra Fundraising Concert for Réalta/Waterford Healing Arts

Medicine will meet music at the Irish Doctors Orchestra’s special Fundraising Concert to take place at the SETU Arena on Sunday 29 September at 4.30pm.  All proceeds from the concert will go to the Réalta/Waterford Healing Arts programmes at University Hospital Waterford.  Under the baton of well-known Waterford musician and conductor Liam Daly, the concert will feature music from the opera Maritana by Waterford composer William Wallace, Concerto in F major for Two Bassoons by Johann Baptist Vanhal and Symphony No. 7 by Antonin Dvorak, in addition to a traditional Irish element, courtesy of the Waterford Harp Ensemble of Music Generation Waterford. Tickets (€20/€10/€5) are now on sale.  To book, click here Announcing details of the concert, Dr Julia O’Leary from the Irish Doctors Orchestra said “We are very excited to be performing at the SETU Arena in September and we’re especially thrilled to be performing Maritana by William Wallace in his home place of Waterford. We’re also delighted to be joined by young musicians from the Waterford Harp Ensemble of Music Generation Waterford for this concert. The Irish Doctors Orchestra is a unique gathering of medics who love to play classical music and what better purpose could there be than to raise funds for the fantastic organisation that is Réalta/Waterford Healing Arts.  Many of our medical colleagues have told us about the wonderful work of the Waterford Healing Arts programme at UHW, easing patients’ worries through the arts, and softening the clinical space with the hospital’s stunning art collection.  This is a perfect fit for us and we can’t wait to perform in Waterford.” Claire Meaney, Director of...