Tara Erraught

Sunday, November 10 La Cenerentola Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin, ticketmaster.ie It’s just two years since Dundalk mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught m(...)

The Ulster Orchestra’s new principal conductor Daniele Rustioni was very young when he got to work in Italy’s most famous opera house, La Scala, in hi(...)

Soprano Amy Ní Fhearraigh

Wednesday, September 25th Cara — A Celebration NCH, Dublin   It was a story you wouldn’t dare to make up. Mozart’s Così fan tutte is a tale of i(...)

Chinese pianist Zee Zee aka Zhang Zuo. Photograph: Marco Borggreve

Tuesday 16 RTÉCO/JONATHAN BLOXHAM NCH, Dublin 8pm €12-€39.50 nch.ie Chinese pianist Zee Zee, aka Zhang Zuo, has come up with a moniker that’s bound (...)

Spain’s Jaime Martin, principal conductor of the RTÉ NSO

The Association of British Orchestras (ABO) held its big talking shop in Belfast last week, hosted by the Ulster Orchestra. The theme for the ABO’s an(...)

Magdalena Kozená

This year has been rich in turning points. There was the launch of Irish National Opera in January. March brought the news that David Agler, artistic (...)

Alexander Toradze: His approach was to ignore all the music’s invitations to prattle in predictable patterns

Shostakovich’s Second Piano Concerto turned 60 last year. The age matters, because it’s often described as the last piano concerto to have entered the(...)

Erwin Schrott: Arias
  • Music
  • April 19, 2013, 01:00

Erwin Schrott, equipped with a huge voice that sounds even bigger on disc than in the opera house, is one of the most charismatic bass b(...)