Michael Dervan

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Margaret, Duchess of Argyll had an extraordinary public notoriety that persists  25 years after her death at 80 in 1993.

The orchestra in Thomas Adès’s first opera, Powder Her Face, is often like a kind of Greek chorus. It comments on the action in ways that range from c(...)

Our critics have picked their best beats from 2017 and now it’s over to you. Click on irishtimes.com/ticketawards to vote for your favourite arti(...)

This Beach works like a dry parable for the refugee crisis, but it contains a simmering rage.

Going out City of London Sinfonia/Michael Collins NCH, Dublin 2, 8pm, November 11th, €25-€49.50 nch.ie Michael McHale will perform at the (...)

Baritone Gavan Ring, who has published a dissertation on Robert O’Dwyer’s Irish-language opera “Eithne”, and conductor Fergus Sheil during the first performance of the work since 1910

“I should like much to hear this opera again, under more favourable conditions – to hear it in a proper theatre, with a proper stage, full scenery, an(...)

Claudia Boyle

NEW YEAR’S EVE Turning Pirate NYE Mix Tape Vicar Street, Dublin 7.30pm €36 ticketmaster.ie It didn’t take long, but this New Year’s Eve bash at Vi(...)

Korean pianist Sonya Bach has a name that might be either to die for or to dread when it comes to playing Bach. Her recordings of six of the compose(...)

Moments of silence and sadness . . . Hieroglyphs of the night . . . Echo of a waltz . . . Echo of a sarabande – the work and movement titles from this(...)

You’ll find Franz Xaver Richter (1709-89) in the history books as a member of the 18th-century Mannheim School. But his music is a rarity in the conce(...)

If you like easy-listening Mozart or have an affection for performances that are light or pretty in manner, then Francesco Piemontesi’s new coupling o(...)

At 91, György Kurtág is the grand old man of European music. He was born in the same decade as Boulez, Berio, Stockhausen and Xenakis, all of whom fou(...)

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