Criticism

Live Reviews: Horizons – Kevin Volans Barra Ó Séaghdha NCH, Dublin, 31 January 2006 / Andrew Hamilton – Map; Volans – Cello Concerto; Stravinsky – Four Études for Orchestra; Volans – Strip-weave / RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra / Gavriel Lipkind, cello; Robert Houlihan, conductor
A Tradition Flowering A Tradition Flowering Niall Keegan Tradition in the midst of a flowering in Come West Along The Road, a DVD of traditional music from the 1960s, 70s and 80s.
Live Reviews: Horizons – Elaine Agnew Jacqui McIntosh NCH, Dublin, 17 January 2006Lutoslawski – Musique Funèbre (á la mémoire de Béla Bartók); Agnew – Slasp; Kats-Chernin – Heaven is Closed; Agnew – Straight to the PointRTÉ National Symphony Orchestra;...
Live Reviews: Tudo Bem Live Reviews: Tudo Bem Toner Quinn Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow, 20 January 2006
Live Reviews: Temple Bar Trad 2006, Festival Concerts – Thursday & Friday Toner Quinn Various venues, Temple Bar, Dublin, 26-29 January 2006Although Dublin has the greatest concentration of traditional musicians in the country, Temple Bar Trad, which took place over the last weekend in January, was the first broad-based festival of traditional...
Live Reviews: Remote Viewing Workshop #9 Paul Watts The Boom Boom Room, Dublin28 January 2006The Remote Viewing Workshops are a series of monthly nights organised by Wire Horizon, a Dublin-based collective of musicians and promoters (www.wirehorizon.com). They take place in the Boom Boom Room, one of the better...
Live Reviews: Dublin Electronic Arts Festival 4 Paul Watts Various Locations, Dublin, 27 – 31 October 2005 The annual Dublin Electronic Arts Festival has tried in its four years of existence to appeal to both the punters who just want to go out and dance and those of a more sedentary disposition. For its first...
Live Reviews: INTRO 05 Derek Cremin Firkin Crane, Cork, 30 Oct 2005Rick Peckham, musical director; Aoife Doyle, voice; Simone Mendonca, violin; Matt Berrill, alto sax, clarinet; Bill Blackmore, trumpet; Colm O’Hara, trombone; Julie Cruickshank, piano; Stephen McFarlane, guitar; Andrew...

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