John Rutter

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Behind Christmas and Craciun and Noël and Nollaig, there is that universal experience of trying to get a baby to sleep

Here is a Christmas story for contemporary Ireland, courtesy of Déirdre Kirwan, who was for a long time principal of Scoil Bhríde primary school in Bl(...)

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(...)

Proinnsias O’Duinn conducts Our Lady’s Choral Society’s 21st annual performance of ‘Messiah on the Street’ on Fishamble Street, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

In fast-moving modern times, tradition can often be seen to be less important than progress and innovation. Indeed, it may be seen as holding back pro(...)

This is a disc of music written from an insider’s perspective. Judith Bingham (born 1952) established herself as a composer in the 1970s, but later(...)