North American Representation

Irish Chamber Orchestra is Ireland’s most dynamic ensemble. Mixing traditional repertoire with new commissions and collaborating with everyone from DJs to dance companies, ICO pushes the boundaries of what a chamber orchestra can do. These days, you’re as likely to find the orchestra at the Electric Picnic as Mozartfest, but wherever the group performs, the ICO delivers world-class concerts feted for its energy and style.

Posted: Jun-13-2019
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Carnegie Hall has announced its 2019-20 Season, which features performances by Irish Chamber Orchestra, Sō Percussion, The Crossing, Van Kuijk Quartet (Carnegie debut), and the Venice Baroque Orchestra.

Posted: Jan-31-2019
Latest Recording

An intriguing juxtaposition of two major German musical voices: Jörg Widmann as composer, conductor, and clarinetist, alongside Felix Mendelssohn in Scottish mood. The Hebrides Overture is flexible and atmospheric while the symphony has great strength.  Widmann’s "180 Beats per Minute” is an energetic study in rhythm while his Fantasie for solo clarinet finds the composer as soloist in truly virtuoso form.

Posted: Apr-20-2018
Latest Acclaim

"Overall, as rendered by the ICO under Widmann’s precise baton, the music sounded fresh and full of energy."

— Bachtrack
Posted: Nov-21-2019
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Posted: May-9-2019