Review: The Soldier’s Tale at Kilkenny Arts Festival

Review: The Soldier’s Tale at Kilkenny Arts Festival

The double whammy of revolution in Russia and the outbreak of world war in Europe had disastrous financial consequences for Stravinsky.

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Brubeck brings a bit of jazz to Valentia Island

Brubeck brings a bit of jazz to Valentia Island

Valentia Island is the spectacular setting for a festival of chamber music this weekend that brings musicians from far flung destinations.

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Plenty of stand-outs at Kilkenny Arts Festival despite the rainfall

Plenty of stand-outs at Kilkenny Arts Festival despite the rainfall

The rain put a damper on the outdoor events at Kilkenny Arts Festival, but there were plenty stand-outs among the classical music events, writes Cathy Desmond.

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New operatic work focuses on JFK's sister Rosemary

New operatic work focuses on JFK's sister Rosemary

Least Like The Other at the Galway International Arts Festival provides an intense musical take on the life of Rosemary Kennedy, writes Cathy Desmond

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From cello strings to triangles West Cork Chamber Music Festival had it allThis story is enriched with multi-media content

From cello strings to triangles West Cork Chamber Music Festival had it all

Cellos held sway in Bantry at the start of the week at the 24th West Cork Chamber Music Festival. Grammy-nominated Bulgarian composer, Dobrinka Tabakova was in town ...

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Cork prodigy headed to US for Juilliard Music SchoolThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Cork prodigy headed to US for Juilliard Music School

Eighteen-year-old Kevin Jansson, like his peers at Presentation College, Cork, is embracing life after secondary school.

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