Andre Previn

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Pat Norris in Houston, Texas in 1968: ‘The big draw for me was the huge salary, the shirt-sleeve winters, the sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, and Houston’s varied cultural scene’

I left UCD in the early 1960s with a maths and physics degree, which helped me find work as a support contractor to Nasa in Houston later that decade.(...)

Andre Previn has died at his home in Manhattan. He was 89. Photograph: Ozier Muhammad/New York Times

Andre Previn, who has died at his home in Manhattan aged 89, was one of the most versatile and distinguished musicians of his generation. The Oscar-w(...)

Simon Rattle conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in Mahler’s Ninth Symphony

Wednesday, April 18 LSO/Simon Rattle  NCH, Dublin. 8pm €50-€110 nch.ie If you haven’t booked your ticket to hear Simon Rattle and the London S(...)

The Navarra Quartet, above, with cellist Guy Johnston performed in Westport House at last weekend’s Westport Chamber Music Festival

I’ve never been a fan of salon music, which can be thought of as a classical version of muzak that existed long before muzak itself came into existenc(...)

The playing order of this programme offers the musical equivalent of a switchback ride. There’s a real jolt when the concentrated kitsch of André Prev(...)

The Freiburger Barockorchester

One of the great musical comedy sketches involves André Previn trying to conduct the Grieg Piano Concerto on the 1971 Morecambe & Wise Christmas (...)

Soprano Anna Devin: sounds sweet and youthful – but only when you can hear her properly

** Prokofiev – (...)