5 things for the week ahead
Five things for the week ahead with Des O'Driscoll.
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LAURA Jurd is one of the most remarkable young musicians to emerge in Britain in many years.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017
American guitarist Ralph Towner headlines the upcoming weekend at Triskel of artists from the acclaimed ECM label, writes
Mon, 21 Nov, 2016
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Chilled Mouse today announced that its music puzzle game, Chime Sharp, is now available on Steam. Until July 26, you can purchase it at a discounted price of €11.99; it will cost €14.99 after this point.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016
Kathy Scott is a founder of arts production organisation, The Trailblazery. She is also the curator of the Wonderlust stage at the Body&Soul festival, taking place at Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath, June 17-19. This year’s Wonderlust lineup includes a public conversation with drum and bass pioneer Goldie.
Thu, 02 Jun, 2016
As Cork gears up for a feast of music over the next few days, spent the weekend in Lismore with some of the stars to get a taste of what’s in store for Leeside
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Percussive stylist Nic Gareiss will perform at the Masters of Tradition festival, says Colette Sheridan
Tue, 11 Aug, 2015
US composer David Lang presents a festival of new music this weekend. Don’t get bogged down in genres, he advises
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
New Music Dublin returns for the second year of an initial five-year commitment this spring, running from March 6-9 at the National Concert Hall.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2014
NOW in its 11th year, the Masters of Tradition Festival in Bantry, Co Cork (August 14-18) has turned out to be exactly the kind of festival that its artistic director, Martin Hayes, envisaged.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2013
THE RTÉ Living Music Festival is a still lamented post-Celtic-Tiger casualty on Dublin’s cultural landscape.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013
Corkman Kevin Murphy tells Don O’Mahony how Efterklang helped raise expectations for his latest music project
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
Four new venues and a subtle change of name have allowed this classical festival to broaden its horizons, writes Nicki ffrench Davis
Wed, 13 Jun, 2012
NEW YORK’S Carnegie Hall, London’s Barbican, and the Cork Opera House are all celebrating the 75th birthday of Steve Reich, the great American composer.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2011
SUMMER arrived early in more sense than one as Cork Opera House began its push for a bright season of music, drama, comedy and festival performances.
Mon, 11 Apr, 2011
British rock group Pink Floyd was today named winner of the 2008 Polar Music Prize.
Wed, 21 May, 2008