Sunday February 23, 2020

Kaleidoscope views variety as a top priority

The wonder of the occasion was its respect for the performances

13th November, 2016
The Kaleidoscope series team, from left: Juraj Jablonka, Karen Dervan, Lioba Petrie, Adrian Hart and Sorcha Coller Pic: Ruth Medjber

I have no idea who came up with the name “contemporary music”, but it’s not very effective, is it? And the “new music” moniker is not much better – worse, in fact. The problem is that the ‘contemporary’ and ‘new’ of the 1920s are clearly outdated beyond recognition in the frenzied world of a century later.

These titles are too vague, too inaccurate and too...

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