Tara Erraught: the Irish mezzo soprano of the moment gives recitals at Wexford Festival Opera, the NCH and in Galway. Photograph: Dieter Nagl/AFP/Getty Images

The new concert season kicks off in earnest on Friday, with one of the most explosive works ever written. Stravinsky’s still awe-inspiring Rite of (...)

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The Vanbrugh Quartet

The west Cork Chamber Music Festival in Bantry went out in a blitz of energy on Saturday, with the combined RTÉ Vanbrugh and Jupiter String Quartets i(...)

Vadim Gluzman

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This is a disc of high contrasts. Rachmaninov’s ardently romantic cello sonata is clearly the work of a piano-obsessed composer, (...)