Ligeti

Screens Draw the Eye
Reviews
Screens Draw the Eye
Louth Contemporary Music Society presented the world...
May 16, 2019
A Love of Music Making
Opinion
A Love of Music Making
Leonard Bernstein represents the ultimate musician, from...
Oct 18, 2018
Boulez is Alive
Opinion
Boulez is Alive
Boulez is alive, writes John McLachlan, but who is engaging...
Jun 30, 2015
Why Systems?
Opinion
Why Systems?
Composers are afraid of using the basic building blocks of...
Feb 2, 2011
Beyond Murder
Opinion
Beyond Murder
A new book on the composer Carlo Gesualdo shows that he was...
Apr 1, 2010
Roger Scruton, Understanding Music – Philosophy and Interpretation
Opinion
Roger Scruton, Understanding Music – Philosophy and...
Continuum, London & New York
Oct 1, 2009
From the Raw to the Cooked
Opinion
From the Raw to the Cooked
How is music written? A short bit, then extended, and soon...
Oct 1, 2009
Are We Jazz Musicians Anymore?
Opinion
Are We Jazz Musicians Anymore?
Trying not to be pigeonholed, many jazz musicians have...
Aug 1, 2009
In With the Old...
Opinion
In With the Old...
The future of the orchestra is in composers’ hands
Aug 1, 2009
Benjamin Dwyer –  Twelve Études for Guitar
Opinion
Benjamin Dwyer – Twelve Études for Guitar
Twelve Études for Guitar / Gamelan Media (GAM0004)
Jun 1, 2009
Ideas in Flux
Opinion
Ideas in Flux
No discussion of Lithuanian composers can avoid the...
Jan 1, 2009
Live Reviews: Benjamin Dwyer: Twelve Études
Reviews
Live Reviews: Benjamin Dwyer: Twelve Études
Benjamin Dwyer, (guitar) / Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin / 8...
Sep 1, 2008
Opinion
...Expectation
John McLachlan's regular column on composers and...
Jul 1, 2008
Reviews
Live Reviews: Composers' Choice: Linda Buckley
Fidelio Trio: Darragh Morgan (violin), Robin Michael (cello...
May 1, 2008
Arvo Pärt in Ireland
Opinion
Arvo Pärt in Ireland
The celebrated Estonian composer Arvo Pärt is visiting...
Jan 1, 2008
Laughing at the Chaos: György Ligeti (1923–2006)
Opinion
Laughing at the Chaos: György Ligeti (1923–2006)
This November, a festival dedicated to the music of György...
Sep 1, 2007
Opinion
Colour on all sides
A review of the recent RTÉ Living Music Festival which...
May 1, 2007
Opinion
‘...O Master of secret configurations...’
Reflections on the Adorno/Berg Correspondences.
Jul 1, 2006
Opinion
Hard Core Values
The Sonorities Festival 2006.
Jul 1, 2006
letters
Letters: Looking for the Irish Bartók
Dear Editor,A ghost haunts the JMI – the ghost of the Irish...
Sep 1, 2005