Roaratorio in Cork

Roaratorio in Cork

Roaratorio in Cork

The White Concert

The White Concert

The White Concert

Cage: The Legend

Cage: The Legend

Irish Representation in Huddersfield Short Series

Irish Representation in Huddersfield Short Series

Irish Representation in Huddersfield Short Series

Irish singer Michelle O'Rourke and cellist Kate Ellis have been selected to perform in the Huddersfield Short series in November, as part of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

Animal Sounds or Animal Songs?

Animal Sounds or Animal Songs?

Animal Sounds or Animal Songs?

Are animal sounds music? Emily Doolittle explores the connections between our own songs and those of animals and birds.

Blackout

Blackout

Blackout

Anna Murray talks to the director of new student-run contemporary music ensemble Kirkos after Blackout, their final performance of the season.

Nicolas Cage performs John Cage's 4'33"

Nicolas Cage performs John Cage's 4'33"

Kyle Gann Interrogates Some Cageian 'Sleights-of-Hand'

Kyle Gann Interrogates Some Cageian 'Sleights-of-Hand'

Alarm Will Sound at Cork Opera House

Alarm Will Sound at Cork Opera House

Alarm Will Sound at Cork Opera House

Alarm Will Sound will perform John Cage's Song books in Cork on 6 June.

Ghosts of Belfast

Ghosts of Belfast

Ghosts of Belfast

Martin Dowling's and Úna Monaghan's performance of Owenvarragh, a Belfast Circus on The Star Factory, used Cage's Roaratorio template and Ciaran Carson's poetry to recreate the soundscape of Belfast.

Credo in JC

Credo in JC

Credo in JC

A performance of John Cage's Musicircus in London delights Liam Cagney, but he is less convinced by the deification of the composer.

Cage Meets Carson in Belfast for Owenvarragh

Cage Meets Carson in Belfast for Owenvarragh

Cage Meets Carson in Belfast for Owenvarragh

Ciaran Carson's novel The Star Factory will be performed in Belfast using a John Cage score, to mark Cage's centenary.

Resurgam Celebrate Giovani Gabrieli in Dublin

Resurgam Celebrate Giovani Gabrieli in Dublin

Resurgam Celebrate Giovani Gabrieli in Dublin

Stephen Graham rounds up classical news, including Resurgam celebrating Gabrieli, an exciting line-up for MaerzMusik 2012 in Berlin, Cara O'Sullivan in Sligo, the first EPTA Piano Festival and Concorde at the Contemporary Music Centre.

Quiet Music Ensemble Celebrate John Cage in Cork

Quiet Music Ensemble Celebrate John Cage in Cork

Quiet Music Ensemble Celebrate John Cage in Cork

Stephen Graham's classical music news, including live opera from New York, the Quiet Music Ensemble celebrating John Cage, Linda Buckley performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Irish Composers' Collective and a John Kinsella

Why Systems?

Why Systems?

Why Systems?

Composers are afraid of using the basic building blocks of their trade.

From Memory

From Memory

From Memory

"If you don’t have a friend who is an artist, you’re wasting your time." – Morton Feldman was closely associated with a number of visual artists, particularly those of the New York School.

Composition as Vandalism

Composition as Vandalism

The music of Donnacha Dennehy.