Composer, violinist and conductor Brett Dean, who conducted the Irish Chamber Orchestra in  the   Irish premiere of Maltese conductor Michelle Castelletti’s downsizing of Mahler’s 10th Symphony

Arrangements have been around forever. And, strange to say in this era when the internet has made more music readily accessible than ever before, arra(...)

Mahan Esfahani, who was born in Tehran in 1984, makes music like someone who has an old head on young shoulders. Photograph: Marco Borggreve

Kilkenny Arts Festival’s Eternal Harmony: The Music of JS Bach got off to a sticky start on Friday. It was a clammy day, and even damper in the int(...)