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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: Ghosteen, The Blizzards: The Last Great Algorithm and Kitt Philippa: Human

Theatre review: The Beacon by Nancy Harris

Theatre review: The Beacon by Nancy Harris

Cork drama’s compelling script allows a talented cast to shine

Classical notes

Classical notes

A mesmeric mélange of Mozart from the heart of London town

Chess With Sam Collins

Chess With Sam Collins

Yu Yangyi vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

Classical notes: Massenet still has magical touch for Wexford

Classical notes: Massenet still has magical touch for Wexford

Magic to be found at the Wexford Festival Opera

Album reviews

Album reviews

Kim Gordon, Big Thief and Keane are in the spotlight

Classical notes: Venerable Vivaldi makes his Irish opera debut after 300 years

Classical notes: Venerable Vivaldi makes his Irish opera debut after 300 years

PREVIEW : Kaleidoscope’s twist changes view of classical

PREVIEW : Kaleidoscope’s twist changes view of classical

Album reviews

Album reviews

Theatre: New twist on Synge’s hardy annual

Theatre: New twist on Synge’s hardy annual

Sara Keating reviews The Playboy of the Western World and The Alternative

Girl Band's new album goes with the flow

Girl Band's new album goes with the flow

After health issues forced them to take a two-year hiatus, Dublin noise rockers Girl Band are back and on form. They tell Michael Lanigan about how they took a new approach to recording their blistering second album

Album reviews

Album reviews

‘Live graphic novel’ turns out to be a technological triumph

‘Live graphic novel’ turns out to be a technological triumph

Billed as a 'live graphic novel', Villains sets itself up in dialogue with contemporary culture, but its interests are more varied and deeper than that

Poignant conclusion to Cara’s glittering career

Poignant conclusion to Cara’s glittering career

Coloratura soprano Cara O’Sullivan's untimely departure from the stage she has graced for so long is simply heartbreaking.

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Thibault Real vs Daniel Dardha, Belgian Championship, Charleroi, Belgium, 2019