Hannu Lintu

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Chinese pianist Yuja Wang made her Dublin debut last week in Rachmaninov’s Third Piano Concerto, playing it with what you might call super-high resolution

What do American pianist, composer and broadcaster Abram Chasins (1903-87) and Irish pianist Charles Lynch (1906-84) have in common? They both had pia(...)

French conductor Nathalie Stutzmann, newly announced principal guest conductor of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, rehearses with the orchestra at the National Concert Hall. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

An Bord Bia’s website includes a page on how to boil an egg. The instructions take up exactly three lines. Playwright Eugene Ionesco’s To Prepare a Ha(...)

Daniele Gatti

Conductorships are in the air at the moment. The RTÉ NSO has not had a principal guest conductor since Hannu Lintu’s contract ended in 2013, and the (...)

Pairing Thomas Adès’s 2005 Violin Concerto (Concentric Paths) with the Sibelius Violin Conc(...)

John Wilson makes his debut as principal conductor of the RTÉ CO in a Hollywood Rhapsody programme on Thursday. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

It was so quick and quiet that you might not have noticed it, but there’s been a major departure from the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. Two days be(...)

Rachmaninov’s Vigil suited the resonant acoustic of City Hall’s rotunda

Oskar von Riesemann published his biography of Rachmaninov based on interviews with the composer in 1934. The composer’s favourite was the cantata The(...)