NCH,Dublin.8pm¤50-¤110nch.ie If you haven’t booked your ticket to hear Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra in Mahler’s Ninth Symphony you’ll have to take your place on the list for returns for this sold-out concert. But you’ll also probably be glad to hear of the orchestra’s new linkage with the National Concert Hall. Rattle’s Mahler marks the start of a five-year association which will see the LSO make annual appearances at the NCH until 2022. No details of repertoire and performers have yet been announced other than the involvement of Rattle “and the orchestra’s other named conductors”. The “named conductors”, who are unnamed in the NCH’s press release, are principal guest conductors Gianandrea Noseda and François-Xavier Roth, conductor laureate Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor emeritus André Previn, and assistant conductor Niklas Benjamin Hoffmann.
NCH,Dublin.7.30pm ¤15-¤35/¤13-¤31nch.ie In the absence of a principal conductor, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra’s principal guest conduc-