Ethel Smyth

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Soprano Anna Devin in commanding form as titular character in Handel’s Esther

Tchaikovsky left seven symphonies. But he didn’t actually compose the Seventh Symphony that the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) played under Tho(...)

Pinchas Zukerman, who made his New York debut as a violinist at the age of 15 in 1963

Saturday, March 30th ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA/PINCHAS ZUKERMAN NCH, Dublin 8pm €40-€80 nch.ie For the second time in eight days the National Co(...)

Soprano Sylvia O’Brien performed at Sounding Out at Seanad Éireann

A couple of years ago I found myself in discussion with a media researcher about a column I had written on gender balance in the arts. My conclusion p(...)

The ConTempo Quartet: Their two programmes in the NCH’s International Concert Series feature  pieces by Jennifer Walshe and Linda Buckley

The first of the 13 concerts in the National Concert Hall’s new International Concert Series gets under way tonight with the Baltimore Symphony Orches(...)

Gráinne  Gillis: ‘After a period of being bullied for two years in secondary school in Cork, and standing up to my tormentors, I have a low tolerance for bullies.’

Every new story brought tears to my eyes. This was a few weekends ago, when the news of family separation in America was at its zenith. Those cries. (...)