‘The work of Irish composers has suffered from the same kind of do-goodery that has hampered the Irish language.’ File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Last Friday’s concert by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) set my mind racing. It wasn’t anything to do with George Jackson’s conducting of t(...)

Jaime Martín, the new chief conductor of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

Jaime Martín was in town last week for his second appearance as the new chief conductor of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. He took part in a pre-(...)