The second year of the Ros Tapestry Suite saw top-notch piano performances of five commissioned compositions
The conductor has done it all and is marked out by the strength of his commitment to new music
Lang Lang takes a strict approach to consistency – so is two out of three acceptable when it comes to a concert?
Navan’s Brian Byrne has taken a break from scoring Hollywood films to set a James Joyce poetry collection to music
Organisers have had to change schedule for next year’s event after failing to secure venues
The Bergen Philharmonic, which is certainly one of the oldest, played with great character in its Irish debut
Andrew Litton, who is in Dublin for one of his final appearances as conductor of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, explains the job he has obsessed about since the age of 10
The new season is strong on singing and orchestral debuts, and composers from Sibelius to Mahler
Kilkenny’s 10-day immersion in Bach was a box-office success and provided a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
A performance of JS Bach’s Mass in B Minor was the real highlight of the arts festival’s first weekend
This year the Kilkenny Arts Festival’s music strand focuses on the great composer. Here, five renowned interpreters reflect on his work
Classical music: The problem with HJ Lim’s in-your-face style is that, when nothing is normal, you can get to the point where nothing is abnormal either
The Russian quartet have been performing in various incarnations for 70 years, which is no mean feat: it isn’t easy to find new players who can keep up with the demands
Yeats might well have appreciated the wordiness of William Brooks’s Everlasting Voices, which revisits the poet’s ideals of ‘chaunting’
Having silenced a clutch of male critics, Erraught showed she has the X factor on stage at the NCH
Tracks from Apres, Natasha Kmeto, Eric B & Rakim, Laurel Halo, Bassh, Ephemerals, DJ Paypal, Yeezy, The Waterboys and others
New bands for you to wow about from Los Angeles, Melbourne and Brooklym
The local music festival is upon us.
A night of spoken word at the Bram Stoker Festival
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