Magdalena Kozena showed a  natural ease of production and expression

This is already an annus mirabilis for the work of French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) in Ireland. The appearance of his music at the sta(...)

Soprano Ailish Tynan: at her beguiling best

The Irish Chamber Orchestra has uprooted itself, taking its Dublin concerts from the RDS to the Round Room of the Mansion House. It is no exaggerat(...)

Pairing Thomas Adès’s 2005 Violin Concerto (Concentric Paths) with the Sibelius Violin Conc(...)

Jörg Widmann: approached Mendelssohn with the licence of an interpreter who takes composer-like possession of the music

When it comes to musical prodigies, Mendelssohn outshines even Mozart. There is a great difference in scale, to be sure. Mozart, toured and pro(...)

These Wigmore Hall performan- ces of Schumann’s three violin sonatas, recorded in 2010 and 2011, are extremely well turned. That (...)