Criticism

Live Reviews: Masters of Tradition Pat Ahern John Flanagan, Kevin Crawford, Steve Cooney, Martin Hayes, Brian McNamara, Seán Smyth, Oisín MacDiarmada, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Dennis Cahill Bantry House, Bantry, Co Cork15-19 August 2007Now in its fifth year, the Masters...
Live Reviews: Music 21: Hugh Tinney / The Thing Barra Ó Séaghdha NCH, Dublin/4 Dame Lane, Dublin / 28 September 2007
Live Reviews: Piperlink Fred Johnston Jimmy O’Brien-Moran, Emmet Gill, Seán Donnelly & Muireann Nic AmhlaoibhÁras na nGael, Galway29 September 2007Most followers of traditional music, and often the musicians themselves, are unaware of the history of the uilleann or ‘union’...
Live Reviews: Opera Theatre Company: Orlando Cathy Stokes Christian Curnyn (cond.), Annilese Miskimmon (dir.), William Towers (Orlando), Natasha Jouhl (Angelica), Reno Troilus (Medoro), Mary Hegarty (Dorinda) & Jonathan Best (Zoroastro)The Helix, Dublin29 September 2007Opera Theatre Company’s latest offering,...
Live Reviews: Lakker Rob Casey Crawdaddy 9 October 2007
Live Reviews: Ryoji Ikeda Seán Ó Máille IMMA Great Hall5 October 2007Ours is an information age. A tsunami of data surrounds us, overwhelms us, governs us. Ikeda takes streams from this flood and interprets them musically and visually. He is a sound engineer, crafting real time audiovisuals. A congregation,...
CD Reviews: ConTempo Quartet, Máirtín O’Connor, Garry O’Briain, Cathal Hayden – Spiccato Junction Adrian Scahill Spiccato JunctionGalway Ensemble in Residence GER-CD-002Máirtín O’Connor and Cathal Hayden have been two of the most dynamic performers of Irish traditional music over the past few years, and on this sparkling CD they collaborate with the...
CD Reviews: Catherine Leonard, Hugh Tinney CD Reviews: Catherine Leonard, Hugh Tinney Michael Quinn Beethoven Sonatas – ‘Spring’, Op 24; ‘Kreutzer’, Op 47. Rondo in G, WOO41. Kreisler, Rondino on a Theme of Beethoven RTÉ Lyric FM CD111

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