Jascha Heifetz in 1934, aged 33. Photograph: William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images

There’s a great story told about the 1917 New York debut of then 16-year-old Vilnius-born violinist Jascha Heifetz. He had already stormed Russia and (...)

The Irish Chamber Orchestra’s latest programme under opens under Jörg Widmann (pictured). File photograph

WEDNESDAY 13th  ICO/Jörg Widmann Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, 8pm, €25/€22/€10/€5, irishchamberorchestra.com; also Limerick, Thurs Hot on (...)

Daria van den Bercken: celebrates the influence of dance music on the piano

Tuesday, November 21 The piano has been dancing Emily Anderson Concert Hall, NUI Galway. 8pm, €18/€20/€6 musicforgalway.ie The Dutch-Russian pianist (...)

Nathalie Stutzmann, RTÉ NSO’s principal guest conductor, conducts five concerts in the 2017-2018 season. Photograph: Simon Fowler

The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra has announced details of its new concert season, which will run from September 8th to May 25th, 2018.  Frenc(...)