John Kinsella

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The family of Shay Kinsella have paid tribute to founder of the Share A Dream Foundation. Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22

The family of Shay Kinsella, who founded the Share A Dream Foundation 31 years ago, have paid a touching tribute to the “Superman”, who made wishes co(...)

Harpsichordist Malcolm Proud curates three Bach concerts in the NCH’s Chamber Music Series, with the first on Wednesday 11th

Monday 9 BACH COLLEGIUM JAPAN/MASAAKI SUZUKI National Concert Hall, Dublin The Bach Collegium Japan, founded by Masaaki Suzuki in 1990, returns to t(...)

Pianist Simon Trpceski will play Brahms and Liszt

Saturday 15th   Tionscadal na nAmhrán Ealaíne Gaeilge /Irish Language Art Song Project National Concert Hall, Kevin Barry Recital Room, Dublin (...)

James Galway: His readiness to speak his mind extends to the banter he likes to engage in with his audiences

James Galway will turn 80 on Sunday. But the RTÉ Concert Orchestra got in early and held its celebration at the National Concert Hall last Wednesday. (...)

John Kinsella: ‘As I get older my music seems to get faster or more obsessed with speed and continuity and surprises.’

John Kinsella describes his Eleventh Symphony as “another nod in the direction of the great man”. The great man in question is Finnish composer Jean S(...)

The programme, devised by the choir’s chief conductor Justin Doyle, weaves arrangements by Reger, Holst, Vaughan Williams, Quilter and Doyle himself through the evening as well.

Saturday, 23rd  RIAS Kammerchor/Justin Doyle National Concert Hall, Dublin nch.ie Brahms’s two sets of Liebeslieder are at the heart of the fi(...)

Conor Biggs (standing) and Michel Stas’s  huge Schubert song survey, Schubertreise will open the 54-concert series

Everyone loves them, those compositions where different composers are invited to write different parts of the one work, or write pieces on the same or(...)

Percussionist Colin Currie

Normally, the bread-and-butter programming of Great Music in Irish Houses comes mostly from the core classical repertoire. Last week, the 49th ed(...)

Principal guest conductor Nathalie Stutzmann with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. Photograph: Maxwell

The new season’s offerings of both the National Concert Hall and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra were announced at the end of last month. It’s a p(...)

Nicole Lizée: clearly a woman with a fascination for film

The festival season starts in earnest every year in the run-up to the May bank holiday weekend. And all the major musical festivals have divulged deta(...)

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