Live Reviews: Roger Doyle & Friends Roger Doyle & FriendsMermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow25th January 2003with Trevor Knight (piano/keyboards) and Tim Redfern (interactive video)Salome; Budawanny 2002; The Nightshow from Babel; The Idea and its Shadow; 3 Pieces; Passade; Improvisation;...
Live Review: Deirdre Gribbin's Empire States National Symphony Orchestra / William Eddins, conductor / National Concert Hall, Dublin / 31st January 2003
Live Reviews: Horizons: John McLachlan National Symphony OrchestraWilliam Eddins, conductorNational Concert Hall, Dublin4th Feb 2003Horizons 1 – Featured Composer: John McLachlanMcLachlan – Concerto for Chamber OrchestraLutoslawski – Jeux vénitiensFoss – Ode for OrchestraMcLachlan...
Live Reviews: Horizons: Stephen Gardner National Symphony Orchestra William Eddins, conductor National Concert Hall, Dublin 28th January 2003
'uno spirito sottile' A preview of the Sligo New Music Festival 2003.
The National Ear: Part 1 In the first of two extracts from his forthcoming book, Ceol-Áras: music and broadcasting in Ireland 1926-2001, Richard Pine describes the context of musical life in Ireland when RTÉ was established.
George Petrie: Distorting the Voice of the People? A review of The Petrie Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland, edited by David Cooper.
A Eunuch's Shadow Composer Benjamin Dwyer on new music criticism.
Music in 17th and 18th Century Dublin: Part 1 Early music specialist Douglas Gunn looks at th work of Farmer, Birchensaw and the Roseingraves.
Sean-nós Singing & Exoticism A review of two new Connemara sean-nós CDs by Josie Sheáin Jeaic and Sarah Ghriallais.