Gerald BarryThe Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant(Friday 27 September 2002, world premiere, RTÉ Music Commission)National Symphony OrchestraGerard Markson, conductorOrla Boylan, sopranoMary Plazas, sopranoOn Friday 27th September the National
RTÉ Living Music Festival, 27 OctoberMahony Hall, The HelixNational Symphony OrchestraZsolt Nagy, conductorChritian Lindberg, tromboneBodley — Configurations (1967) L. Mozart — Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra (1755)Berio —...
RTÉ Living Music Festival, 26th October The Theatre, The HelixCrash EnsembleCond. Fergus SheilBerio — Sequenza III (voice) (1966)Andriessen — Dubbelspoor (1994)Berio — Thema (Omaggio a Joyce) (1958)McKay — Ice Etchings (2002)Berio...
The Living Music Festival, 26th October Mahony Hall, The HelixLondon Sinfonietta and London Sinfonietta VoicesBirtwistle — Nenia: the Death of Orpheus (1970)Mauricio Kagel — Match (1965)Rob Canning — The Garden of Forking Paths (2002)Lucian
The Living Music Festival, 25th OctoberMahony Hall, The HelixThe RTÉ Concert OrchestraFriedrich Goldmann, conductorMaurizio Barbetti, violaStockhausen — Formel (1951)Berio — Chemins II (1967)Hamilton — MAP (2002)Berio — Requies...
The RTÉ Living Music FestivalFeaturing the music of Lucian Berio, October 25-27 @ The HelixDecision time.
The Forum for Music in Ireland – An Introduction to its Activities.
Dear Editor,In his article ‘Funding for Opera and The Arts Plan’, Roger Doyle states that opera performances in this country are made up of ‘a rotating repertoire of ten or so favourites’. That’s simply not true. During the past...
Dear Editor,For the record, Roger Doyle’s faint and somewhat grudging praise for the work of Opera Theatre Company in nurturing new Irish opera and building new audiences for opera hardly gives the full picture.
Dear Editor,I read with interest the article on funding for opera written by Roger Doyle in the Sept/Oct issue of JMI.
Dear Editor, In defending Harry White against what I perceived as a personal attack by Patrick Zuk I have come under attack myself from four sides. As the arguments of Patrick Zuk, Barra Ó Séaghdha, Séamas de Barra and Eoin Hegarty are...
Traditional musicians abroad in pursuit of a social context.
Are there any objective standards by we can judge music or is it all a matter of individual taste?
Gathering the Threads of Improvised Music.
An Interview with Pat McNulty.
As the volume of our society increases, with almost every public space saturated by music, what are we blocking out? asks Michael Cronin
Still looking for silence fifty years after 4' 33".