Classical Notes: Music comes rushing out as the shackles are loosened

The National Concert Hall’s recent 40th anniversary bash, spearheaded by Finghin Collins, was a memorable night of stunning performances

Jason Rebello will perform at a jazz day at the New Ross Piano Festival

Watch out: there’s a blast of great music about to hit you from all angles! At least if one is to judge by the number of events that have exploded out of the blocks in the past few weeks.

Some things are over before you probably knew they were on. Take the National Concert Hall, for instance. Last Thursday, it spontaneously celebrated the 40th anniversary of its establishment – to the very day of September ...