John Dowland

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Sharon Carty has the ability to cross from mainstream opera to period performance.

Sunday, April 28th Sharon Carty, Siobhán Armstrong Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin hughlane.ie Mezzo-soprano Sharon Carty is one of those Irish singers wh(...)

Tara Erraught, Ireland’s most successful mezzo-soprano.

Friday 26th Tara Erraught, John O’Conor NCH, Dublin It’s a first-time collaboration between Tara Erraught, Ireland’s most successful mezzo-soprano, a(...)

Sting: 'When I get angry I’m a Geordie. It’s very effective.' Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

When you say, “I’m here to interview Sting”, nobody says, “Sting who?” There’s one Sting, like there’s one Bono, one Cher and one Bosco. The former P(...)

Scottish/Japanese guitarist Sean Shibe’s first solo CD celebrates works commissioned from English composers by the great Julian Bream. Shibe is a char(...)

The cast of Wishful Beginnings: ‘These creatures seemed both alien and familiar, a cross between glam rock stars and ancient Greek deities’

Project Arts Centre *** It begins with a series of questions – trivial, personal or simply unanswerable – posed over the heads of the audience. Fro(...)

John Dowland’s 1604 Lachrimae is described on its title page as “Seven Tears figured in seven passionate pavans, with diverse other pavans, galliards (...)

Ergodos Musicians: Songs
  • Music
  • August 15, 2014, 00:00

In the end, it all comes back to songs. Though we may turn an ambitious ear to a Beethoven symphony, a Seamus Ennis reel or a late Coltrane improvisat(...)

Benjamin Dwyer seems to have encountered Ted Hughes’s From the Life and Songs of the Crow much as a helpless coastal dweller might have encountere(...)

Four-year-old Ruadhan Collier explores Miracoco, a luminarium designed by Architects of Air UK as part of of the Kilkenny Arts Festival.  Photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

It began at St Canice’s Cathedral in August 1974. In those days the festival known as “Kilkenny Arts Week” was made up of mostly classical music, with(...)