Percussionist Colin Currie

Normally, the bread-and-butter programming of Great Music in Irish Houses comes mostly from the core classical repertoire. Last week, the 49th ed(...)

Nicole Lizée: clearly a woman with a fascination for film

The festival season starts in earnest every year in the run-up to the May bank holiday weekend. And all the major musical festivals have divulged deta(...)

The ConTempo Quartet: Their two programmes in the NCH’s International Concert Series feature  pieces by Jennifer Walshe and Linda Buckley

The first of the 13 concerts in the National Concert Hall’s new International Concert Series gets under way tonight with the Baltimore Symphony Orches(...)

 John Beckett (left): He had his vision and his only need was to bend everyone he was working with to his will.

There was a beautiful, hushed quality to Fauré’s early Cantique de Jean Racine as performed by the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, at the National(...)

Astor Piazzolla’s broadening of the world of tango made headway abroad before it won wide acceptance in his native Argentina. And, although he studied(...)

Monica Huggett drives into music ‘with a sense of edginess, of danger’

It was in the early 18th century that people seem to have first become concerned about early music. An Academy of Vocal Music was set up in Lon(...)