Xenia Pestova Bennett introduced Irish listeners to the sounds of the Magnetic Resonator Piano.  Photograph: Paul Hudson

Remember the National Concert Hall’s old Kevin Barry Room? The one which turned Earlsfort Terrace into a destination for experimental and offbeat musi(...)

Hugh Tinney

Saturday, February 29th New Music Dublin National Concert Hall and other venues; newmusicdublin.ie The last two days of the New Music Dublin festival(...)

Songs by composer Jennifer Walshe feature in Wednesday’s concert from the Irish Language Irish Art Song Project.

The list of accidental discoveries is long and varied: super glue, chocolate chip cookies, penicillin, Velcro, Vaseline. Sometimes, it seems, you need(...)

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 (...)

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(...)

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(...)

Mezzo-soprano Gemma Ní Bhriain: the first of three recitals in the Dublin Song Series

The human voice is everywhere in the world of music. Whole traditions and genres depend on it. Without it there would be no love songs, no choirs, no (...)