Vinyl Hours with David Brophy

Ireland’s world renowned concert orchestra conductor and choirmaster David Brophy was the Principal Conductor for RTÉ Concert Orchestra for many years with whom he still regularly works.

Notable performances from his illustrious career include the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympic World Games in 2003, the National Concert Hall's 25th anniversary gala concert, Queen Elizabeth II's 2011 state visit, and many more. He has appeared at Galway International Arts Festival with both the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

In recent years Brophy has become hugely popular through TV shows working with amateur singers who discover the transformative nature of music and choral singing with shows including The High Hopes Choir, The Choir of Ages and most recently Unsung Heroes a choir of family care workers.

David Brophy joins music maestro Tiernan Henry for a Vinyl Hours conversation about the music she loves. The conversation will be released on Galway International Arts Festival’s new podcast First Thought in the coming weeks.

Listen Back on our Podcast

This Vinyl Hours talk with will be available to listen back at a later date on Galway International Arts Festival's new podcast, First Thought.

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About Vinyl Hours

Vinyl Hours is a series of talks with music aficionados as guests reveal their most treasured songs in conversation with music maestro Tiernan Henry.

Join us for an intimate conversation with special guests, who play and speak about their go–to playlists, a selection of eight songs, a soundtrack to their lives and what it stirs within them: fun, heartbreak and revolution. From teenage kicks to first loves and musical idolatry to that life–changing first listen, spend an hour on an aural journey of treasured musical memories.

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