Adrian Smith

Adrian Smith is Lecturer in Musicology at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama.

Gwendolyn Masin, Origin – Exploring Roots and Identity
Born in Amsterdam, raised in Ireland, and descended from a long line of musicians from Central and Eastern Europe, Gwendolyn Masin explores her rich roots in 'Origin', writes Adrian Smith.
What is Really Happening at the National Concert Hall?
Is the NCH embarking on a ground-breaking curatorial experiment by embracing non-classical genres? Nothing could be further from the truth, writes Adrian Smith.
Wide World of Petcu
The eclecticism on percussionist Alex Petcu's debut recording works very much in its favour, writes Adrian Smith.
McHale's Skilful Shaping
In his new recordings of Field and Hammond, Michael McHale always has the larger structural goals in view, writes Adrian Smith.