Nico Muhly

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Éna Brennan: “This album interested me in particular as it is revered more than Sufjan Stevens’s original electronic album.” Photograph: Aaron Corr

Run Rabbit Run scurried into my life during my final undergrad year studying Music in Trinity College Dublin.Through the beauty of email timestamp I c(...)

Irish composer: Jennifer Walshe. Photograph: Blackie Bouffant

“It was a Jennifer Walshe sandwich.” The cellist Adrian Mantu was speaking to the audience, introducing the Irish composer’s Minard/Nithsdale and desc(...)

Christian Blackshaw: performing Schubert’s piano sonatas at Kilkenny Arts Festival

Schubert: Dreaming the Sublime Kilkenny Arts Festival, Friday August 11th to Sunday August 20th kilkennyarts.ie Kilkenny Arts Festival’s main compos(...)

Reykjavík calling: Colm O’Herlihy

Colm O’Herlihy’s first foray into the music world was pretty atypical for a teenagers. As a 16-year-old in Macroom, Co Cork, he formed Remma, a band (...)

The Gloaming lineup: Thomas Bartlett, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Martin Hayes, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Dennis Cahill

There are some nights that illuminate your mind for a long time afterwards. A Sunday in January at the National Concert Hall. A packed room exuding(...)

Ellis Ludwig-Leone: ‘I kind of converted to classical music when I was in college, but I used to go to sleep to The Doors’ first record when I was a kid’

His musical project might be named after the famous “running of the bulls” festival in Pamplona, but there is nothing wild, brutish or frenzied(...)

Iarla Ó Lionáird: ‘I’m beginning to understand that the goal really is to create experiences for the listener and for myself.’ Photograph: Feargal Ward

Remoulding songs from our sean nós tradition is a bold move, and not one to be taken lightly, unless the adventurer has a suit of armour to protect h(...)