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Irish Composers in Paris

Irish Composers in Paris

Irish Composers in Paris

Raymond Deane recounts a weekend on which music from Ireland flooded the French capital at the Centre Culturel Irlandais.

Published on 9 November 2012

Raymond Deane is a composer, pianist, novelist, essayist and political activist (a founding member and former chairperson of the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign). He is a member of Aosdána.

New Donnacha Dennehy Song Cycle Premieres to Acclaim in Minnesota

New Donnacha Dennehy Song Cycle Premieres to Acclaim in Minnesota

New Donnacha Dennehy Song Cycle Premieres to Acclaim in Minnesota

Donnacha Dennehy's song cycle If He Died, What Then is based on a first hand account of the Irish famine of the 1840s, and features Dawn Upshaw as soloist.

Published on 28 February 2012

Stephen Graham is an editor at www.musicalcriticism.com and blogs at www.robotsdancingalone.wordpress.com

No Anxiety

No Anxiety

No Anxiety

Stephen Graham talks to Irish composer Seán Clancy ahead of the premiere of the latter's Findetotenlieder by BCMG and Susan Narucki.

Published on 26 January 2012

Stephen Graham is an editor at www.musicalcriticism.com and blogs at www.robotsdancingalone.wordpress.com

CD Reviews: Donnacha Dennehy

CD Reviews: Donnacha Dennehy

Elastic Harmonic NMC D133 Joanna MacGregor, Tatiana Koleva, Crash Ensemble, ensemble Intégrales, Darragh Morgan, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra/Gavin Maloney The direction at the beginning of the score for Glamour Sleeper, the track that

Published on 1 July 2007

Michael Quinn is a freelance music and theatre journalist based in Co. Down.

Live Reviews: Horizons: Donnacha Dennehy / Strange Folk!: Crash Ensemble and Iarla Ó Lionáird

Live Reviews: Horizons: Donnacha Dennehy / Strange Folk!: Crash Ensemble and Iarla Ó Lionáird

Horizons: Featured composer – Donnacha DennehyRTÉ NSO, Darragh Morgan (violin), National Chamber Choir (David Darcy, chorus master), Gavin Maloney (cond.)NCH, Dublin, 30 January 2007Strange Folk!: Crash Ensemble & Iarla Ó LionáirdSamuel

Published on 1 March 2007

Barra Ó Séaghdha is a writer on cultural politics, literature and music and was previously co-editor of Graph cultural review