The personality of the ‘new’ Ruffatti organ at St Patrick’s College chapel is suave, full, luxuriant and finely balanced
The most frequently quoted number for piano students in China is 50 million. The implications are huge
The 31-year-old reveals how he keeps mind and fingers sharp for a gruelling schedule, and how he takes ideas from literature and painting, ahead of his Dublin show
A study nails the myth of the yawning gap between present instruments and those of the great masters
Traditional music is in fine, contemporary hands with Jack Talty and Neil O’Loghlen
There is nothing in Mozart’s early output to match the compositions Mendelssohn wrote aged 16 and 17
John O’Kane will have a better understanding of player issues than any previous head at RTÉ
It’s an impossible question: sitting in different parts of a music hall can alter the experience significantly
It is likely to be to everyone’s benefit if the two RTÉ orchestras are allowed to compete on the same terrain
New York’s Attacca Quartet are in Ireland to play the ‘humorous’ music of John Adams. The four friends talk about their complicated relationship
Between them the 12 men cover a choral spectrum of about four octaves. How?
Within the rampant fragmentation that’s been with us for so long, the victors have become much harder to identify
Adulterating Bach with Mendelssohn at a concert at the NCH was dreadfully misguided
An Irishwoman’s Diary: Why Thomas Hampson is more than a great American baritone
The Arts Council insists that transparency is important, but it’s sadly lacking in its funding decisions
Tunes to get you in the weekend mood from M.O., Adia Victoria, Ratatat, HamsandwicH, LunchMoney Lewis, Richard Rodney Bennett, Bishop Nehru and others
New music hurrahs including leftfield pop, a massive band in the making from Atlanta and mysterious Windy City hip-hop
Gilbert, conductor of the New York orchestra, will step down in 2017 after an innovative eight-season tenure that brought contemporary music to the fore. So, what next?
Doyle comes to the job as someone who knows how bruising the council can be to clients
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