Spinosi's War and Peace concert with the Irish Chamber Orchestra

Spinosi's War and Peace concert with the Irish Chamber Orchestra

Jean-Christophe Spinosi performs with the ICO in St Mary’s Cathedral in December

FRENCH conductor and violinist Jean-Christophe Spinosi will ignite the Irish Chamber Orchestra’s upcoming Christmas concert series.

Spinosi, who manages an exciting double career as violinist and conductor, will perform War and Peace with the ICO in St Mary’s Cathedral on Thursday, December 8.

Founder of the Ensemble Matheus, Spinosi has for more than a decade conducted seasonal opera productions with the Ensemble Matheus at the Théâtre du Châtelet and beyond. He has worked with prestigious orchestras the world over and is a much sought after conductor.

The concert will feature the music of Shostakovich, Corelli, Telemann and Haydn. Soloists Fiona Kelly and Emma Roche will perform a thrilling double act for Telemann’s concerto.

See www.irishchamberorchestra.com for more and to book tickets.