Is the Dublin International Piano Competition lagging behind?
- May 27, 2015, 01:00
I experienced a real shock to the system last Thursday. The Ulster Orchestra was at the National Concert Hall for a first Dublin appearance at the (...)
Haydn a highlight as orchestral season begins with pleasant surprises
- September 17, 2014, 01:00
The new orchestral season got under way in earnest last week: the Irish Chamber Orchestra was in action at the RDS in Dublin on Thursday and the RT(...)
Surprise exit: what is behind the departure of RTÉ old hand Crimmins?
- July 31, 2013, 01:00
Most music lovers in Ireland take it for granted, as if it’s the natural order of things. RTÉ is the dominant force in the country’s orchestral life, (...)