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National prony Orchestra ofIreland

conducted by Kasper dc R00, piano Barry Douglas

L. l‘ A S S l C f“ From humble origins as a small ensemble in 1926, the

National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland has developed into a major international touring symphony orchestra EDINBURGH

“Ideally sympathetic performanrfcetzz

Sunday 16 Februay 1997 at 7.30m Tickets from £6.00 . See it Hear it Feel it

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