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An Unknown Quantity: Addressing the Neglect of Historical Irish Opera
Opinion
An Unknown Quantity: Addressing the Neglect of Historical Irish...
The neglect of historical Irish opera presents a problem –...
Jan 17, 2019
British Music Criticism and Anti-intellectualism
Opinion
British Music Criticism and Anti-intellectualism
Mark Fitzgerald reviews a new book edited by Jeremy Dibble...
Aug 30, 2018
Love and Conflict at the NCH
Reviews
Love and Conflict at the NCH
It is a critical time for the RTÉ NSO, but it celebrated...
Feb 22, 2018
Balfe's 'Sleeping Queen' Returns to Dublin
Opinion
Balfe's 'Sleeping Queen' Returns to Dublin
Michael William Balfe's 1864 work 'The Sleeping...
Jan 18, 2018
A Gaelic Night at the Opera
Reviews
A Gaelic Night at the Opera
Opera could use more moments like this, particularly in...
Nov 3, 2017
Boulez is Alive
Opinion
Boulez is Alive
Boulez is alive, writes John McLachlan, but who is engaging...
Jun 30, 2015
Taking the Listener Everywhere and Nowhere
Opinion
Taking the Listener Everywhere and Nowhere
Michael Quinn listens to two recent piano recordings by new...
Feb 16, 2015
The Influences of Heinrich Schütz
News
The Influences of Heinrich Schütz
Resurgam is staging a three-concert retrospective of the...
Jan 24, 2013
Interview with Fergus Shiel
News
Interview with Fergus Shiel
Sheil explains why his company is named 'Wide Open...
Oct 8, 2012
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Syberberg's Parsifal Free Stream
Aug 9, 2012
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Hans Werner Henze and German Art
Jun 29, 2012
Royal Opera House announces new Director of Opera
Radar
Royal Opera House announces new Director of Opera
The Danish director Kaspar Holten will take over from...
Mar 18, 2011
Looking for America
Opinion
Looking for America
In the early part of the twentieth century, a young...
Jun 1, 2010
That's All There Is
Opinion
That's All There Is
Garrett Sholdice discovers an opera that finally feels like...
Apr 1, 2010
Rethinking Opera
Opinion
Rethinking Opera
If we want new opera to relate to our twenty-first century...
Feb 1, 2010
When is a Symphony not a Symphony?
Opinion
When is a Symphony not a Symphony?
On the attractions of the cinematic canon
Jan 1, 2009
Opinion
...Expectation
John McLachlan's regular column on composers and...
Jul 1, 2008
CD Reviews: John McCormack
Reviews
CD Reviews: John McCormack
Icon of an Age: The Anthology Zampano Productions
Mar 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
Home Sweet Home: Classical Music Culture in Ireland, Britain...
Sparked by a recent book on musical life in America over...
Nov 1, 2006