Comedy and classical music aren’t mutually exclusive, as a pair of virtuoso players will prove at the NCH tonight, writes Jo Kerrigan.
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014
IT’S been a long day already for James Galway, his schedule filled with a host of media appearances and other duties in the run-up to a performance at the National Concert Hall.
Mon, 07 Oct, 2013
KIM Jong-un did the world a small favour by appointing an economic reformer to the country’s premiership on Apr 1, right in the middle of the Great Sabre Rattle.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2013
Marvin Hamlisch, who composed the scores for dozens of films including “The Sting” has died in Los Angeles aged 68.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2012
An internationally known Turkish pianist and composer has been charged with insulting Islamic religious values in comments he made on Twitter.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2012
A top orchestra stopped playing during a performance interrupted by a ringtone from an audience member’s mobile phone.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2012
A CYBERSPACE based orchestra is conducting online auditions to find the best players to appear at a music summit in Australia that will be live-streamed on the web.
Thu, 14 Oct, 2010
North Korea threatened to bolster its nuclear deterrent today in response to US-South Korean war games, striking a discordant note after a week of cultural diplomacy that raised hopes of warmer ties between Washington and Pyongyang.
Mon, 03 Mar, 2008
THE US national anthem rang out across a North Korean concert hall yesterday in a feat of musical diplomacy aimed at improving ties with a country that considers the US its mortal enemy.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2008
The New York Philharmonic today brought musical diplomacy to the heart of communist North Korea in an historic concert before the nation’s elite.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2008
Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber joined a select group of stars from the film, stage and music worlds from Hollywood to Dollywood, Motown to Broadway, at the White House to receive recognition for a lifetime of achievement.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2006
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin wants to study classical music when he gets “too old” to be in a band.
Mon, 01 May, 2006
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