“The steering committee controlled the first New Music Dublin festival, and then handed the later festivals to Donnacha Dennehy and David Lang (above). It’s easy to see why it has lacked a coherent vision”

The whole idea of “contemporary music” as a thing in itself seems to have arisen in the early decades of the 20th century. Back in the 18th century i(...)

Piano technician Martin Walsh is fully on the side of Hamburg Steinways over the New York-made version

The website and printed material for the new Dublin International Piano Festival & Summer Academy are emblazoned with a night-time image of the Co(...)