Elain Agnew on being a composer in Ireland: “There could have been more pathways, more support, more opportunities.”

Saturday, December 12th, is a black day for composer Elaine Agnew. It was the day she was finally supposed to see the first performance of her communi(...)

Lyndsey Callaghan with the Dublin Youth Choir.

Many children from well-off and educated backgrounds reap the proven benefits of musical training which, as well as helping creative development, can (...)

National Concert Hall Female Conductor  Finale: 12 young conductors gather on Wednesday. Photograph: Mark Stedman

Sunday, June 24th Paul McNamara Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin; noon; free; hughlane.ie The Limerick tenor Paul McNamara, who is based in Germany, where h(...)