A dislike of modern music is understandable, says Bob Gilmore, but for him it is the challenge of the music he loves that makes it so special.
Heather O’Donnell, Responses to Ives, Mode Records (Mode 211)
The Music of Jennifer Walshe
Bob Gilmore discusses the upcoming RTÉ Living Music Festival with Artistic Director Ronan Guilfoyle.
Originally from South Africa, Kevin Volans was a student of Stockhausen, a close friend of Morton Feldman, and a recording by the Kronos Quartet of his work White Man Sleeps, on Pieces of Africa, spent twenty-six weeks at the top of the cla
Bob Gilmore, Dartington, England, writes:I hardly recognised the 2006 Sonorities Festival from Michael Quinn’s review of it (‘(Hard)core Values’, July-August).
In the latest of an occasional series of articles featuring Irish composers, Bob Gilmore interviews Ailís Ní Riain from Cork, who is currently living in Manchester.
The music of Donnacha Dennehy.
In the first of an occasional series of articles on living Irish composers, musicologist Bob Gilmore discusses the work of Deirdre Gribbin, native of Northern Ireland and presently Artistic Director of the London-based Society for the Promo