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The National Concert Hall

Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin D02 N527, Ireland
+353 1 417 0077
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fun and inviting place to enjoy the arts

we were staying literally across the street at the Conrad to we heard there was going to be a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
P3902RQwilliamp
Beautiful venue

First visit recently, the foyer is spacious and airy, good bar service meant minimal waiting. The... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
macot_12
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Province of Leinster, Ireland
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Ireland's National Concert Hall is regarded by performing artists as one of the finest concert halls in Europe. At the heart of Dublin's city centre it boasts a thrilling programme of the world's greatest performers and Ireland's finest musicians. With weekly performances by our resident orchestra, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestras as well as a range of performances and activities covering classical, opera, traditional, jazz, musicals, popular music and education and community outreach, The National Concert Hall is a thriving venue catering for all musical tastes, ranging from the New York Philharmonic to the Chieftains, Cecilia Bartoli to Joan Baez, Lang Lang to Jools Holland and Yo-Yo Ma to Peking Opera, and many more. Our vision for The National Concert Hall is that of a world-leading auditorium and centre of excellence for the performing arts in Ireland. The Hall, on Earlsfort Terrace, is a building worth experiencing on its own merits alone, to say nothing of the exciting performances within it.
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Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin D02 N527, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were staying literally across the street at the Conrad to we heard there was going to be a performance by the Chamber Choir of Ireland, directed by Paul Hiller. So we got tickets and it was neat to experience the richness of the voices...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

First visit recently, the foyer is spacious and airy, good bar service meant minimal waiting. The theatre itself is beautiful and a wonderful music venue.

Thank macot_12
NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi macot_12, many thanks for taking the time to post your review here. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your first experience here with us and we hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Joanne

Reviewed 28 August 2017

We went on the backstage tour in the NCH last week. The tour lasted well over an hour and I think it was well worth it! The group met in the Foyer and we were given a briefing and we then moved on - around...More

Thank 1V426
NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Hi 1V426, many thanks for taking the time to post your review here. Delighted your enjoyed the tour - it gives a great insight into the history & workings of the building that lots of people don't get to see. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

its a great venue, the seats are very comfortable with lots of leg room, the acoustics are very good, we saw Eric Bibb a great performer

Thank mandr268
NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Hi mandr268, many thanks for taking the time to post your review here. Delighted to hear you enjoyed Eric Bibb and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes, Joanne

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Visited The National Concert Hall last week and had a very enjoyable experience with my 14y old classical music fan. We firstly observed a master piano class for a couple of hours which was really good. The teacher is Sooo passionate and though not a...More

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi millies23, thanks for taking the time to post your review here. We are delighted that you both enjoyed your experience here with us last week and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Best wishes, Joanne

Reviewed 9 July 2017

My husband and I attended a concert of Music from Musicals and it was fantastic. The orchestra and singers were excellent as was the Conductor. We were encouraged to join in the singing with songs from Grease, Dirty Dancing, Mama Mia etc. The seating was...More

Thank Joyce B
NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi Joyce B, many thanks for taking the time to post your review here. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to us and look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes, Joanne

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Went to see Broadway Musicals being played by the National Symphony Orchestra. What a night! Simply wonderful music selection, fabulous playing by the orchestra. The conductor was so animated and great to get the audience to sing along. Two soloists , were amazing. Definitely recommend

Thank Francesmonica
NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Hi Francesmonica, many thanks for taking the time to post your review here. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes, Joanne

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Was there today for a lunchtime concert. Fab sounding and its being a couple of years since i was there last. Packed but plenty of seating. Booking is essential. Cafe and bar there also a there cloak room free. Nice friendly atmosphere. Lovely music and...More

Thank Jackie F
NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Hi Jackie F, many thanks for taking the time to post your review here. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes, Joanne

Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is a small but comfortable venue with good facilities. Ideally it needs to have a bigger auditorium to make it financially viable for the larger orchestras to visit. Acoustically it is quite uneven in places as regular attendees would be aware. I have attended...More

Thank Gretry
NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Hi Gretry, many thanks for taking the time to post your review here. We look forward to welcoming you to the NCH again soon. Best wishes, Joanne

Reviewed 13 May 2017

IT was new. A night to remember. A night for your nine year old child or your grand mother. DANCING IN THE AISLES, ELECTRIC ATMOSPHERE, MUSIC ROYALTY, DISCO LIGHTS, DARING COSTUMES, COMPERE AND CONDUCTOR CREATIVE AND TALENTED, ORCHESTRA DELIGHTFUL. A bran new dawn for N.C.H....More

Thank Frank G
NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi Frank G, thanks for taking the time to post your review here. Thrilled to hear your had such an enjoyable experience last week at the Hall. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, Joanne

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Michelle F
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Response from marthaWicklow | Reviewed this property |
You look down on the stage we liked the seats because I don't have great eyesight so it suited and they were very comfortable We arrived half an hour before and had a drink prior to performance Enjoy great venue!and free... More
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reynolds77
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Response from Mary H | Reviewed this property |
The middle rows of the parterre are usually good particularly as there is no lift to the upper level for disabled or people with mobility issues, (there are some wheelchair spaces towards the back of the parterre... More
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GlobalOkie
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Response from olcon | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely no restrictions in row b. Only downside is you will be looking up slightly at stage. Chairs are not tiered for the first few rows.
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