The sudden death of American conductor David Heusel was announced on Saturday, less than an hour before he was due to conduct the RTÉ Concert Orchestr(...)
The Arts Council’s problematic handling of opera has been well aired in these pages. Happily, the council’s latest move on opera funding is in a posit(...)
Is Franz Lehár’s 1905 operetta The Merry Widow a timeless classic with unending potential to win new friends?
Winning new frien(...)
Just now, milestones in Irish opera are arriving in bunches like those proverbial buses. The Irish premiere of Gerald Barry’s The Importance of Being (...)
The organ series at St Michael’s Church in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin started its 40th series on Sunday, and Gerard Gillen, the man who began it all, wa(...)
Connect with The Irish Times