The Ficino Quartet has put together one of the most intriguing programmes of the National Concert Hall’s Sunday afternoon string quartet concerts

Sunday 8 Elizabeth Hilliard, Lina Andonovska Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin The Hugh Lane Gallery’s free Sundays at Noon concert has a contemporary cast(...)

Hector Berlioz in 1856. Our Lady’s Choral Society at the NCH with  conductor Proinnsías Ó Duinn and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, was careful to include an extract from his best-known work, the Symphonie fantastique, inspired by his passion for the Irish actress Harriet Smithson. Photograph: Nadar

When London’s Drury Lane theatre reopens this time next year following renovations, it will be with a run of Disney’s Frozen. You’d wonder what Hecto(...)

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 (...)

Re-creation of Fishamble Street by Pauline Scott

This is a tale of two cities, Dublin and Halle an der Saale in the former East Germany. What connects them is Dublin’s Fishamble Street where the firs(...)

Proinnsias O’Duinn conducts Our Lady’s Choral Society’s 21st annual performance of ‘Messiah on the Street’ on Fishamble Street, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

In fast-moving modern times, tradition can often be seen to be less important than progress and innovation. Indeed, it may be seen as holding back pro(...)

Glow: Cork’s winter wonderland

From festive music to cracking comedy and atmospheric markets, there is plenty for grown-ups to give themselves some cheer this Christmas. For dram(...)