Gavin Maloney appointed Associate Conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra – RadioToday


Gavin Maloney has been appointed Associate Principal Conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra for the next three years.

One of Gavin’s first appearances as Associate Principal Conductor will be leading the October Bank Holiday Monday program ‘RTÉ Concert Orchestra Presents’ on RTÉ Radio 1 and the annual Sunday Miscellany RTE CO Christmas Concert on 1 December at the NCH.

Gavin is one of Ireland’s foremost musicians, at home in the worlds of classical, contemporary and popular music. He has a track record of success with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra in a range of genres and media.

After training at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and the Mozarteum in Salzburg, at the age of 21 Gavin successfully competed for the position of Deputy Conductor of the then RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. He has conducted all the major orchestras and ensembles in Ireland as well as conductors in Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Gavin’s recordings on the NMC and RTÉ lyric fm labels have received critical acclaim, including that for Gramophone magazine and his concerts have been broadcast by the BBC, RTÉ, European Broadcasting Union, Shanghai East Radio and radio stations. radio in North America and Australia.

Gavin Maloney said: “I am delighted to take on the role of Associate Principal Conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. For some time I have had a close relationship with these wonderful musicians.

“It is an exciting time to take on this role, and I relish the prospect of working with the orchestra and management at a time of great change and opportunity in the world of orchestral music. I look forward to meeting audiences new and old in the years to come and experiencing the magic of music together.

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