A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
FOR many of us, it’s hard to imagine a time when television wasn’t a fixture in our living rooms.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
Matthew Bourne’s once-controversial retelling of Swan Lake with a male focus has become an iconic production, writes
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
Questions on Brexit, budget airlines, and the environment awaited students who sat the economics Leaving Cert exams yesterday — but thankfully none of the questions proved to be too taxing.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018
When classical guitarist Susie Butler moved from Limerick city to rural north Cork she discovered, apart from the GAA, there were few activities available for children so she founded an orchestra.
Thu, 25 Jan, 2018
Camille O’Sullivan is looking forward to starring in a piece forged from the works of Schubert and Buchner,.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
Gibert O’Sullivan, Tommy Tiernan, and a wealth of opera, musicals, and theatre are just some of the highlights at Cork Opera House this year.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2017
The season is set to be the most spectacular season in the theatre’s history with 13 brand new shows encompassing musicals, drama and comedy.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
James Joyce, Seamus Heaney and Thomas McCarthy are among the poets assembled in a wonderful book of writings inspired by music
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
Tasmin Little is looking forward to returning to Cork for a concert at the City Hall,
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
After a long day patrolling the demilitarised zone of the Korean peninsula, these South-Korean soldiers trade their military boots for a pair of ballet shoes.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
Bringing children to top-class ballet fosters an appreciation that endures into adulthood,
Tue, 22 Mar, 2016
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
There’s plenty to look forward to for the week ahead.
Sat, 06 Feb, 2016
Sat, 05 Dec, 2015
All the latest news and events from the worlds of music, comedy and film.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015
Des O’Driscoll reveals what he expects will be the arts and entertainment highlights of spring 2015.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
International ballet star Erina Takahashi is in Cork for The Nutcracker, writes
Thu, 13 Nov, 2014
Elton John spoke out about gay persecution in Russia as he performed a concert in St Petersburg and said the world would lose its "humanity" if people were punished for their sexuality.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2014
reveals why the pioneering Met: Live in HD has become a global phenomenon since it began back in 2006 and set a template for a whole new way of experiencing live entertainment.
Wed, 08 Oct, 2014
Aficionados of classical music will be flocking to Cork School of Music this evening where Ukrainian-born pianist, Alexei Grynyuk, will perform Liszt and Schubert pieces, under the auspices of the Cork Orchestral Society.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
From pantos to festive markets, Ed Power has the best Christmas events for kids and grown ups.
Sun, 01 Dec, 2013
President Vladimir Putin sought to ease concerns that Russia’s new anti-gay law would be used to punish athletes who display rainbow flags during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, while insisting gays are not discriminated against in Russia.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
The last of this year’s Junior Certificate students waved arrivederci to the exams as the Italian papers ended their two-weeks of writing.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013
She might be just 13 but Amy Dolan is already leader of the band — and not just any band — the County Cork School of Music VEC Senior Youth Orchestra, no less.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2013
The violinist received an OBE, released an album, and performed Delius’s concerto at the Proms, writes Nicki ffrench Davis
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012
My introduction to dancing was following my sister to a class. She fled and I stayed.
Sun, 18 Nov, 2012
The Sleeping Beauty was always Joan Denise Moriarty’s favourite show. As Cork City Ballet prepare to produce it in November, Jo Kerrigan talks to Alan Foley about its particular magic
Wed, 24 Oct, 2012
THE Boss blew into town and left a trail of devastation in his wake,
Sat, 21 Jul, 2012
A young Irish musician who developed a hit fiddle app has won a prestigious international violin competition.
Wed, 30 May, 2012
Wexford Festival Opera will mark a significant milestone with a typically elegant programme of events, says Nicki ffrench Davis.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2011
Now All Roads Lead To France: The last years of Edward Thomas
Sat, 13 Aug, 2011
Thirty years previously, the renowned conductor of the Bolshoi Orchestra, Andrei Filipov (Guskov) was denounced and demoted for hiring Jewish musicians and now a broken drunk he haunts the theatre where he once dominated as a cleaner.
Wed, 21 Jul, 2010
The curtain will lift on Dublin's newest theatre next year with one of the best-known ballets.
Tue, 03 Nov, 2009
IT WAS the Czechs’ Kennedy moment as Barack Obama stood high above their city, extolling their brave fight for freedom.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2009
The Pet Shop Boys are heading in a new musical direction - they are composing a stage ballet.
Sun, 22 Feb, 2009
HERE in Seattle we are overdosed with over-the-top stage Irish routines at this time of year, and for most of us real Irish here the cringe factor goes way off the charts.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2008