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Christmas Concert

Posted by County Kildare Orchestra on November 11, 2018 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (1)

Our Christmas Concert this year will be in Newbridge Town Hall on Sunday 9th December at 5PM.

This year we are delighted to be performing with the Nás na Rí Singers.

Tickets are available now on eventbrite.

Summer Concert - Saturday 26th May

Posted by County Kildare Orchestra on May 10, 2018 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (2)

Join the County Kildare Orchestra in their celebration of the clarinet with the award winning Christopher Moriarty as he performs Weber's Clarinet Concerto No.1.

Doors open at 7.30pm for 8.00pm start in Newbridge Town Hall

Tickets €15 on the door, or in advance via eventbrite 

Rehearsal Sunday 4th March Cancelled

Posted by County Kildare Orchestra on March 2, 2018 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)

All players please be aware that owing to the extreme weather conditions the planned rehearsal for Sunday 4th March has been cancelled.

Christmas Concert 2017

Posted by County Kildare Orchestra on November 4, 2017 at 4:30 PM

Christmas Concert - Saturday 9th December - 8PM to 10PM

St David's Anglican Church, Naas

Our traditional format Christmas concert with a classical first part, and a more lighthearted second half after the interval. This year we are delighted to have tenor Eoin Hynes joining us as guest soloist.

The programme will include:

  • Music of the Night, from Phantom of the Opera (feat. Eoin Hynes)
  • Lustspiel Overture, Keler Bela
  • Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night)
  • Christmas Festival
  • Sleigh Ride
  • and more - including Christmas Carols!

Tickets €15 on the door, or from eventbrite

Church location on google maps


Posted by County Kildare Orchestra on May 10, 2017 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)

An evening of music from the movies



Celebrate Christmas with County Kildare Orchestra!

Posted by County Kildare Orchestra on November 9, 2016 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Start your Christmas with County Kildare Orchestra and St. Mary's Choir.


You are warmly invited to join us in St. Mary's Church, Moyglare Road, Maynooth, on Saturday 10 December 2016, at 8.00pm (doors open from 7.30)


Enjoy festive and atmospheric favourites such as the Hallelujiah Chorus from Handel's "Messiah" and Beethoven's luscious Romance for Violin with soloist Maria Creevey.


We are joined by the Choir of St. Mary's Church, Maynooth for a selection of Christmas Carols which we are sure you will enjoy, including Silent Night and Oh Holy Night.


Tickets for this event are €12 and are available at the link below (online booking fee €1.36 per ticket) or at the door. Reservations can also be made by phone or sms to 086 895 5787.

All welcome.


AGM for all members

Posted by County Kildare Orchestra on September 28, 2016 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

This year's AGM will take place at 4pm during rehersal this Sunday October 2nd in the Hunting Room, Castletown House.  Wind section will be free to leave following the AGM. 

We look forward to kicking off rehersals for this term working towards our annual Xmas concert. 

See you all on Sunday.

Celebrate Christmas with County Kildare Orchestra and St. Mary's Choir (Maynooth).

Posted by County Kildare Orchestra on November 13, 2015 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (5)

You are invited to join us in the Church of Our Lady's Nativity, Leixlip, on Saturday 12 December 2015, at 8.00pm (doors open from 7.30).

Enjoy festive and atmospheric favourites, with something for everyone, including 'Jupiter' from Holst's The Planets and 'Nimrod' from Elgar's Enigma Variations, as well as Christmas carols including Oh Holy Night.

Tickets are €12 and are available here  (online booking fee €1.23 per ticket) or from 086 89 55 787

County Kildare Orchestra Christmas Concert 2014

Posted by County Kildare Orchestra on November 26, 2014 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)

County Kildare Orchestra will perform in the Church of Sacred Heart and St Brigid in Kilcullen on December 13th at 8pm.

Featuring Christmas classics new and old, a solo performance from soprano Lorraine Maguire and some classical pieces this concert promises something for everyone.

Tickets cost 12 euro and are available to purchase online here or available at the door on the night.

Come join us for Christmas Cheer and an opportunity to hear a full orchestral concert in your own locality. You won't be disappointed!

Leading Concert Pianist in concert with CKO

Posted by County Kildare Orchestra on April 15, 2014 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (1)

We are delighted to announce that on June 7th in St Mary's Church Maynooth Co Kildare Orchestra will accompany leading concert pianist Seiko Tsukamoto in a thrilling performance of Rachmaninoff 2nd piano concerto.

Seiko has won numerous prizes in prestigious competitions, including the VladimirHorowitz International Competition in Kiev, the Dublin InternationalCompetition, the Geneva International Music Competition, and was also afinalist at the Queen Elisabeth International Competition in Brussels.

As a soloist she has performed with numerous orchestrassuch as the New Japan Philharmonic, the Israel Camerata Jerusalem, the IsraelChamber Orchestra, the Wiener Mozartisten and the Menuhin Festival Orchestra,under the baton of Sir Yehudi Menuhin.

In 2013 her latest solo CD of works by Mozart was releasedon the Profil label to great critical acclaim.

We are honoured to accompany her in what promises to be a very enjoyable evening of music. Along with Rach 2 CKO will also perform extracts from Swan Lake, the Peer Gynt Suite and Franz von Suppé's Poets and Peasants Overture.

A concert not to be missed.