Monday November 23, 2020

Classical Notes: Getting the bigger picture is the real deal for the music fan

No longer confined to a tiny computer screen, online concerts can finally be seen and heard in all their glory

22nd November, 2020
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Amy Ní Fhearraigh performing at Dublin Castle last week as part of the INO’s Mezzo Masterpieces series of online concerts

A close relative has just done me a great kindness. He presented me with a TV smart screen so big that when I sit up close to it while viewing a concert I might as well be in the National Concert Hall (of beloved memory) or at a Metropolitan Opera first-night in the Odeon.

Okay, so his charity was tainted somewhat by the fact that he could no longer abide my whimpering that things weren’t...

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