The NSO’s future is now secure, but why no outside expertise?
- July 11, 2018, 05:00
The Government has spoken about the future of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. Last week the Cabinet “authorised the initiation of discussions on (...)
Women composers find a voice: The week’s best classical music
- March 10, 2018, 05:00
Finding a Voice Various venues, Clonmel, Co Tipperary Saturday March 10th 1pm. 3pm & 8pm southtippartscentre.ie It’s the last day of Findin(...)
Chamber Music Gathering ignores female composers for second year
- January 10, 2018, 05:15
The National Concert Hall held its second Chamber Music Gathering last Saturday. The hall’s chief executive Simon Taylor describes the three-concert e(...)
Is Dublin finally getting a Handel on the ‘Messiah’?
- January 11, 2017, 06:00
The Irish public, it seems, can never get enough of Handel’s Messiah. It’s bankable for choral societies at any time of the year, though the tradition(...)
The New York Philharmonic introduce Dublin to the daughter of chaos
- April 22, 2015, 08:30
The New York Philharmonic’s appearance at the National Concert Hall on Thursday was anything but orthodox for a visiting orchestra. There was no bi(...)