Garth Knox

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Director John Harris: lumbered with new commitments?

There’s a great, thought-provoking line by GK Chesterton in which he claims that “if a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly”. I first came ac(...)

Its title suggests an existential observation on the natural essence of music, and this collaborative adventure undertaken by Caoimhín ó Raghallaigh a(...)

Enda Kenny, Heather Humphreys and Paschal Donohoe at the Creative Ireland launch. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Last week’s announcement of Creative Ireland could be the turning point of the century for arts and culture in this country. In political terms, the a(...)

Dynamic Russian virtuoso Sergey Malov’s homage to Paganini stretches from the 17th century to the 21st, from Domenico Gabrielli and Locatelli through(...)

In ‘Müntzers Stern’ by German composer Jakob Ullmann (above), the words of the text can be heard, but at a volume so low they cannot be readily deciphered

Ten years ago I interviewed the Paris-based American composer Tom Johnson before a concert he gave in one of Siobhán Cleary’s Ireland Promoting New M(...)

The Vanbrugh Quartet

The National Concert Hall’s Kevin Barry Recital Room is due to re-open at the end of next month. The revamp is one of the capital projects to have be(...)