Mia Cooper

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The RTÉ Concert Orchestra at rehearsal in the National Concert Hall. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

In Studio 1, RTÉ Concert Orchestra’s rehearsal space in the RTÉ radio building, 60 musicians (an expansion on the usual 45) are preparing to spend six(...)

ConTempo Quartet

ConTempo String Quartet St Nicholas Collegiate Church, Galway Tuesday June 5th 1.10pm Adm free thegalwaymusicresidency.ie The members of Galway’s Con(...)

Téada Trio: Matt Rafter (cello), Tim Doyle (violin) and Svetlana Rudenko (piano)

Music and the Senses NCH John Field Room, Dublin Friday September 1st 1.05pm €15 nch.ie The Téada Trio – Tim Doyle (violin), Matt Rafter (cello), and (...)

Selected highlights chosen by Michael Dervan, Jim Carroll, Tony Clayton-Lea, Siobhán Long, Aidan Dunne, Peter Crawley and Cormac Larkin GOOD FRIDAY (...)

Benjamin Hulett: soloist sounded at all times as if he owned the music.

The Irish public, it seems, can never get enough of Handel’s Messiah. It’s bankable for choral societies at any time of the year, though the tradition(...)

Pianist Una Hunt has been doing sterling work unearthing the music of Limerick’s George Alexander Osborne and others

The 1742 premiere of Handel’s Messiah is a red letter day in the history of music in Dublin. The occasion is celebrated every year by Our Lady’s Ch(...)

The performance of Mendelssohn’s youthful Octet, led by Katherine Hunka (above), buzzed with energy. The audience loved it. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

The Killaloe Music Festival has got a new lease of life, although it’s not quite the same Killaloe Music Festival that the Irish Chamber Orchestra (...)

At the time of his death at the age of 77 in 1961, not a single work by York Bowen was listed in Gramophone magazine’s classical LP catalogue. The (...)

Italian composer, pianist and conductor Michele Esposito (1855-1929), nowdays best remembered through the Feis Ceoil’s Esposito Cup, was a musical (...)