Thursday, July 23, 2009

an amazing weekend of ANIMATION!!!!!

Ok, so friday the 7th of August and Saturday the 8th is going to be a surge of animation.

Firstly the 7th has
RTÉ CO & Warner Bros. present "BUGS BUNNY ON BROADWAY"

7th of August, 8pm at the National Concert Hall

Watch cartoon superstars Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner and Daffy Duck cavort on the big screen to live orchestra!

Created and conducted by George Daugherty, this extraordinary big-screen and symphony orchestra concert has been a smash touring hit for the past 20 years, delighting almost two million people worldwide with its celebration of the Warner Bros. classic Looney Tunes. Now for the first time in Ireland watch animated jewels like What's Opera, Doc? and The Rabbit of Seville while enjoying the extraordinary scores of Carl Stalling, the most brilliant cartoon composer in the history of Hollywood.

With two evening performances and one matinee, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra offers you the chance to see the show that has won standing ovations at venues like The Hollywood Bowl, Sydney Opera House and Kremlin Palace, creating a devoted international audience of animation fans and classical music lovers who return over and over.

Read about the background of "Bugs Bunny on Broadway" and read an interview with creator and conductor George Daugherty.

Tickets: €25, €30, €35 (concessions €22, €27, €32)
Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children): €100/€120
Children's tickets at matinee €18
Booking: 01 417 0000 or online

and then on the 8th of August is PEGBAR!!! a full day of talks, a workshop for young artists and a networking til the sun comes up!

The full details of pegbar will be up tomorrow and emailed to everyone on our mailing list over the weekend! its gonna be HOT! excited thinking about it!

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