Partial view of the theatre at Palmyra. The ancient city is  important   because it symbolises the beauty of classical building, but also the beauty of enlightened thought. Photograph: Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images

(...) of classical architecture but also symbolises the modernity of cultural pluralism and the value of(...)

Gustav Piekut from Denmark preparing to play at the 10th Dublin International Piano Competition at the RDS. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin event, competing for the chance to play debut recitals in some of the world’s top classical music(...)

Women’s work: Archbishop McQuaid said of the college, now part of DIT, on Cathal Brugha Street in Dublin, “here will be trained the women who will assist in building happy homes, for here will be imparted right knowledge and practice of the home craft.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Three Graces is markedly different from classical representations, where the three women – daughters of(...)

(...) previously helmed The Inbetweeners Movie, yet the material feels very classical, very Nora Ephron. “A lot(...)

(...) the Junior Cert and Leaving Cert syllabi for classical studies. If the Greek philosophy topic is(...)

(...) diving head-first into the realms of the classical/electronic avant-garde with some dazzling results(...)

(...). Based in New York since 2000, Lee is a musical outlier, mixing contemporary classical, jazz, electronica(...)

James Watson beside the sculpture The Double Helix by Brian King, at Trinity College Dublin, in 2010. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) promoting molecular biology at Harvard made some enemies among classical biologists, although ultimately the(...)

(...) suite many Romantic-era classical composers would have been happy to have written. (...)

Clifford Slapper with David Bowie: Bowie’s Piano Man seeks to shine a spotlight on one of the musicians who has contributed hugely, though often without full recognition until now, to modern musical history, especially through helping to mould the sound of classic albums like Aladdin Sane by Bowie. Photograph: Ray Burmiston

(...) lessons with Miss Silley were never quite the same. Mike Garson’s fusing of avant-garde jazz and classical(...)