This summer, Singular Artists will present “Wider Than Pictures”, a series of unique and exciting events at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks in Dublin. The third show announced as part of this series is “The RTÉ Concert Orchestra Presents Thin Lizzy Orchestrated” on August 27.
Join the RTÉ Concert Orchestra as they perform songs from Thin Lizzy with conductor Stephen Bell. Fans can expect to hear favorites from the Slim Lizzy returning catalog, including “The Boys Are Back In Town”, “Whiskey In The Jar” and “Old Town”, with special guest musicians and singers on the night.
Thin Lizzy paved the way for Irish rock and roll music and has had a strong influence on many modern international artists. They are one of the recognizable names in music worldwide with their catalog comprising twelve studio albums and as many live albums.
Since his death in 1986, Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott left a musical legacy that continues to influence and inspire musicians around the world. Even the legendary Bob Dylan has been quoted singing Lizzy’s praises. Over the years, Lynott’s songs have been covered by an array of performers as diverse as Henry RollinThe Corrs, Smash pumpkinsRandy Bachman, Huey Lewis, Metallic and The treatment.
On June 24, Mercury Studios will release Phil Lynott Songs For While I’m Away + Thin Lizzy The Boys Are Back In Town Live At The Sydney Opera House October 1978. Pair Lynott’s acclaimed documentary with a renowned live concert filmthe set will be available on 2xDVD+CD and Blu-ray+DVD+CD (with the Lynott documentary on the Blu-ray).
Early 2022 saw the appointment of Stephen Bell as Principal Guest Conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Previously, he was appointed Artistic Director of the City Of Oxford Orchestra in 2009 and he took up the position of Associate Conductor of the Hallé in 2013, a position he still holds.
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