Tuesday January 28, 2020

ChamberFest provides new string for Royal Irish Academy of Music’s bow

The series affords audiences an opportunity to enjoy leading Irish and international musicians taking part in masterclasses and workshops

8th December, 2019
Sally Beamish: ‘an abundantly gifted creative spirit’

Time was when the Royal Irish Academy of Music kept very much to itself in its splendid building on Westland Row in Dublin 2, where it has resided since 1871.

I recall passing it during the millennium year, 1988, and hearing the deep glow of cello music escaping from within. I was stopped in my tracks and had an overwhelming desire to push in its grand Georgian door and get up close and personal to the music...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The British melancholic dance-pop legends are still bringing it after 35 years

Tony Clayton-Lea | 2 days ago

With the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras celebrating its 25th birthday, the cream of Ireland’s young musicians will be in the spotlight on February 8

Dick O'Riordan | 2 days ago

Montrose’s pride and joy is under new management, but its commitment to unstinting excellence remains undimmed

Dick O'Riordan | 1 week ago