Classical Notes: INO hits the stage again with its powerful Kennedy opera
The tragic life of Rosemary Kennedy, sister of JFK, is the subject of Irish National Opera’s latest production – with not one but two young Irish sopranos in the lead role
From where I am sitting, I can see Taoiseach Micheál Martin on television, outlining the government’s plan for what has come to be known as “the opening-up of society”. I couldn’t be certain, but I think I saw him fighting to suppress a smile.
Virtual virtuosity via computer screens has served us well during the pandemic, but there is nothing to match the sound of an orchestral...
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Album reviews: Paddy Casey, Villagers, The Killers
A pair of acclaimed Irish troubadours and the veteran US stadium rock outfit are reviewed this week
Classical Notes: Baroque orchestra aspires to an annual HandelFest
Running from August 20 to 22, the series of events includes a live performance of the composer’s acclaimed opera Acis and Galatea
Paddy Casey interview: ‘I got mad into locking myself away for a couple of hours’
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Director Rosetta Cucchi is determined to make a splash with a programme of more than 50 separate events this October