Kate Ellis

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Martin Hayes’s (centre) latest collaboration, The Common Ground Ensemble, is founded in Irish traditional music.

If repetition is the death of art, then Martin Hayes’s music is destined for infinity. How tempting it might be to tread water with The Gloaming, give(...)

Local Honeys are at Whelan’s Upstairs on Tuesday February 4

Saturday February 1 SOMEBODY’S CHILD Grand Social, Dublin This time two years ago, Somebody’s Child was a standalone songwriting project for other (...)

Neil O’Connor is a long-standing stalwart of progressive alternative music in Ireland, and best known for his work as Somadrone. Check out Our Ears We(...)

Kate Ellis: Sraith is a lonely and absorbing meditation for cello and electronics where  Ellis  in effect duets with herself, partnered by the notes she has already played and which then are manipulated by a sound engineer

“Just beyond the confines of Western tuning” is how composer Barry O’Halpin (b. 1987) neatly describes one aspect of his piece grave goods for solo el(...)

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 (...)

Bryce and Aaron Dessner performs at The Everyman in Cork, Ireland, 2017. Photograph: Kieran Frost/Redferns

Aaron and Bryce Dessner could certainly be said to be living the dream. As twin brothers and band members of the popular Cincinnati rock band The Nati(...)

Kate Ellis: celebrating women composers

Finding a Voice Various venues, Clonmel, Co Tipperary Saturday March 10th 1pm. 3pm & 8pm southtippartscentre.ie  It’s the last day of Findin(...)

UK-based cellist Laura Moody: ‘music of startling originality and drama’

The cello makes a bid for artistic freedom next weekend with the second edition of Spike – Dublin’s alternative cello festival. Time was, to hear this(...)

Yurodny produce a rich synthesis of wildly celebratory music and epic songs of loss and longing

At a time when broad swathes of the world are focusing ever inward, music has a funny way of coaxing our gaze outward again. Yurodny embody that outwa(...)

The bunting is out for the Clonmel Junction Festival.

It’s been performed in London and Dublin and hailed as a work of terrible beauty but now choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan’s reworking of Swan Lake (...)

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