David Adams: recital at St Michael’s Church focused on music from Pope Francis’s home country, Argentina, and country of residence, Italy

The opening work in David Adams’s wide-ranging organ recital at St Michael’s Church, Dún Laoghaire, on Sunday was the key link for most of what follow(...)

Alan Gilbert (pictured conducting the New York Philharmonic last year): ‘For many orchestras, what the New York Philharmonic achieves in the first rehearsal is something they can only dream of achieving in concert’

It was the talk of New York’s classical community earlier this year when Alan Gilbert announced he would step down as conductor of the New York Phi(...)