Founded in 1985 the Irish Film Orchestra offers the most competitive overall rates and terms and conditions in Europe.
A wide range of clients include the BBC, HBO, PBS, Universal, Disney, MGM, Radio City Music Hall, Euro Disney, and iconic recordings with artistes including Riverdance, U2, Andrea Bocelli, Shania Twain, Tony Bennet, Placido Domingo, The Corrs, Van Morrison and Katie Melhua
The company also provides music and orchestral services to the internationally renowned Wexford Festival Opera.
Ensemble groupings range from ethnic and orchestral soloists, string or jazz quartets, through to big band and full symphonic forces.
Choral services range from enthnic and classical vocalists through to full choirs.
The full range of aditional (optional) services includes copying, world renowned arrangers, session conductors, librarian, studio and equipment bookings, hotel bookings and travel, with direct flights from all major us, uk and european capitals.
We look forward to providing you with a comprehensive quote – whatever your needs. No project is too large or too small.
Caitriona Walsh was General Manager of UK Orchestras Ltd and of The London Chamber Orchestra from 1985 to 1992, during which time she was responsible for a significant portfolio of award winning recordings, international tours, television and concert appearances.
In 1992 Caitriona moved to Ireland and quickly established Irish Film Orchestras as the country’s leading employer of free-lance Musicians, attracting many new international clients to the country. In 2006 she was appointed general manager of The Wexford Festival Opera Orchestra. Wexford is Ireland’s longest established (over 60 years) and only internationally acclaimed Opera Festival.
Caitriona’s musical career began as a member of the 70’s and 80’s chart topping super-group ‘The New Seekers’. She was also a much in demand session singer, both in London and Dublin.