Lesson from West Cork for Galway’s troubled European Capital of Culture
- July 10, 2019, 05:00
Virtually everything I’ve come across about Galway’s stint as European Capital of Culture next year, has been negative. However, one shining beacon on(...)
‘I went on stage, the piano was locked. And no one had the key’
- June 18, 2019, 05:00
ANNA DEVIN, IRISH SOPRANO First intense musical memory? Seeing Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro in the Gaiety. Regina Nathan was singing Susanna and (...)
Classical music: What to see at this summer’s festivals
- May 22, 2019, 05:00
The big summer festivals are on the way. The Great Music in Irish Houses festival June 11th-16th, the West Cork Chamber Music Festival June 29th to Ju(...)
Saint-Saëns - Cello Concerto No 1 and Sonatas Nos 2 & 3 album review: Hello cello!
- January 25, 2017, 16:15
Camille Saint-Saëns wrote two of the most popular pieces in the cello repertoire: his First Concerto in 1872 and The Swan in 1886. This luscious an(...)
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