Máire Falvin (Countess) and Tara Erraught (Susanna) in The Marriage of Figaro at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. Photograph: Pat Redmond

The wait is over. Irish National Opera, which last year emerged from a competitive Arts Council process as the council’s “preferred provider” of large(...)

A promo picture for the Irish National Opera's production of 'Le nozze di Figaro'

Thursday, April 12th Music Current 2018 Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, smockalley.com; until Saturday Music Current, Dublin Sound Lab’s annual festival(...)

Crash Ensemble celebrated its 20th birthday with 20 commissions which, through its CrashLands project, it brought to rural locations that it has identified as both ‘unusual’ and ‘iconic’

Just in case you missed it, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has weighed in on the controversy about cutbacks at RTÉ’s orchestras. He was put on the spot by a D(...)

Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu: has often been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Photograph: Dieter Nagl/AFP/Getty Images

We have all met someone who behaves like a prima donna. Literally meaning “first lady”, a prima donna is the person who takes the leading female role(...)