Songs by composer Jennifer Walshe feature in Wednesday’s concert from the Irish Language Irish Art Song Project.

The list of accidental discoveries is long and varied: super glue, chocolate chip cookies, penicillin, Velcro, Vaseline. Sometimes, it seems, you need(...)

Kevin O’Connell

Tionscadal na nAmhrán Ealaíne Gaeilge (the Irish Language Art Song Project), devised by Dáirine Ní Mheadhra and John Hess, commissioned 50 songs in Ir(...)

Pianist Simon Trpceski will play Brahms and Liszt

Saturday 15th   Tionscadal na nAmhrán Ealaíne Gaeilge /Irish Language Art Song Project National Concert Hall, Kevin Barry Recital Room, Dublin (...)

John Kinsella: ‘As I get older my music seems to get faster or more obsessed with speed and continuity and surprises.’

John Kinsella describes his Eleventh Symphony as “another nod in the direction of the great man”. The great man in question is Finnish composer Jean S(...)

Conor Biggs (standing) and Michel Stas’s  huge Schubert song survey, Schubertreise will open the 54-concert series

Everyone loves them, those compositions where different composers are invited to write different parts of the one work, or write pieces on the same or(...)

Deborah Borda, above, once told me that when orchestras started holding blind auditions, they found themselves hiring far more women

It would be easy to think that the row over gender equality in the Abbey Theatre’s 2016 programme will have far-reaching consequences. But the hist(...)