Irish composer Jennifer Walshe has been elected to Germany’s Akademie der Künste. Photograph:  AT Schaefe

Irish composer Jennifer Walshe has been elected to Germany’s Akademie der Künste, the Berlin-based academy of arts that was founded as long ago as 169(...)

Jennifer Walshe: one of the first women to be commissioned under an NCH and Sounding the Feminists scheme

In what way were Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Andorra the laggards of Europe? In respect of granting women the right to vote in national elections, (...)

Ensemble Musicfabrik

The New Music Dublin festival, which ran from Thursday to Sunday, has a naming problem. It’s not a problem of the festival’s making, but it’s a proble(...)

Jennifer Walshe:  “We call it an opera, but it’s not an opera in the conventional sense.” Photograph: AT Schaefer Im Schellenk

Jennifer Walshe is a composer who doesn’t just think outside the box, she lives outside it, too. In 2000, at the age of 26 she won the Kranichsteiner (...)

Nigel North: His programme at the NCH in Dublin on Wednesday is an all-Bach affair

Wednesday February 27th Nigel North NCH Kevin Barry Recital Room, Dublin 7.30pm €17.50 nch.ie Leading English lutenist Nigel North is the cuckoo in (...)

Dublin Dance Festival, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Rosas Danst Rosas, Photograph:  Anne Van Aerschot

Dreaming in Blue Until February 14th Harry Clarke’s dreamy The Eve of Saint Agnes is at the Hugh Lane in Dublin, but you can see his wonderful waterco(...)

Seán Ó Dálaigh in Body Noise Work

SATURDAY 8 BODY NOISE WORK Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin, 7.30pm €15/€10 eventbrite.ie There are nine artists involved in the last project by (...)

Irish composer: Jennifer Walshe. Photograph: Blackie Bouffant

“It was a Jennifer Walshe sandwich.” The cellist Adrian Mantu was speaking to the audience, introducing the Irish composer’s Minard/Nithsdale and desc(...)

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(...)

Siobhán Cleary: declined a lucrative Arts Council commission on the basis of gender bias. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The news that an established Irish composer declined a lucrative Arts Council commission on the basis of gender bias has to be a matter for serious co(...)

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