Philip Glass

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Eamonn Quinn: What’s interesting about his curiosity in the world of new music is his lack of ideology. He does not appear to be interested in any style or trend for its own sake

The Forberg-Schneider-Stiftung’s 2018 Belmont Prize award ceremony took place before the Louth Contemporary Music Society’s Book of Hours Festival in (...)

In 1999 Stephen Hawking made his way to Springfield for the episode They Saved Lisa’s Brain.

“This Oscar,” declared Eddie Redmayne, delirious , “belongs to all of those people around the world battling ALS. It belongs to one exceptional family(...)

You can barely focus on Duncan Jones’s fourth feature for the mists of goodwill floating about the thing. Following the disaster that was Warcraft, th(...)

You can instantly tell from the album title that there are going to be contrasts. The telltale positioning of woe and joy is a sign that Dublin-based (...)

The music at Killruddery House is always given in the orangery, a special high-ceilinged conservatory for growing fruit trees

At some point during last Thursday’s concert I found myself thinking about happiness. It was day three in this year’s Festival of Great Music in Irish(...)

Hilma af Klint, Altarpiece, No 1, Group X, Series Altarpieces, 1915, oil and metal leaf on canvas. Photograph: Albin Dahlström / Moderna Museet

As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics, Imma, Dublin ***** One of numerous highlights in As Above, So Below is the inclusi(...)

Gerald Barry: His “treatment somehow intensifies, if that is imaginable, the topsy-turviness of Lewis Carroll’s imagination”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Musical taste is as complex and confounding as the rules of attraction. You can argue about it, but taste is one of those things that people don’t hav(...)

A candle in front of a painting of  David Bowie in Brixton, London, after his death was announced. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

In the wake of David Bowie’s death, the impulse to treat Blackstar like a puzzle to be solved was understandable yet seemed to defeat the point of his(...)

It’s not the Kerry way to accept All-Ireland football semi-final defeat, however honourable, with a sense of relief . . . Watch them rise as one against this one. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Listen. That’s the rustle of leaves falling across the Kingdom as if to make it clear that autumn and winter are coming early to the cradle of Gaelic (...)

William Burroughs in a still from the film Burroughs

‘The biggest challenge with this film, even in pitching it, was that it was about so many things,” Aaron Brookner says of his documentary Uncle Howar(...)

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