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 (...)

Mirrors of Earth, Ailbhe Ní Bhriain’s video commissioned by Dublin Sound Lab for composer Kaija Saariaho’s ballet MAA

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Kaija Saariaho: ‘We started to work on the number seven. I have seven musicians. The piece has seven parts’

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s ballet Maa gets its Irish premiere tomorrow courtesy of the electro-acoustic performance group Dublin Sound Lab. Maa(...)