Criticism

CD Reviews: Island to Island - Traditional Music from Newfoundland Liz Doherty Island to Island: Traditional Music from NewfoundlandSeamus Creagh, Colin Carrigan, Aidan Coffey, Mick Daly, Graham Wells, Billy Sutton, Jason Whelan, Paddy Mackey (Ossian Publications)Once described as ‘the fifth province of Ireland’, Canada’s...
CD Review: Charlie Lennon & Johnny Óg Connolly – Dusk till Dawn CD Review: Charlie Lennon & Johnny Óg Connolly – Dusk till Dawn Matt Cranitch Dusk till Dawn – Charlie Lennon & Johnny Óg Connolly (WorldMusic, WOM110)
CD Reviews: Aogán Lynch, Michelle O'Brien & Gavin Ralston Máire O'Keeffe Aogán Lynch, Michelle O’Brien & Gavin RalstonThe past fifteen years have generated an amazing amount of talented young musicians on all instruments and the musicians on this album, Michelle O’Brien, Aogán Lynch and Gavin Ralston,...
Live Reviews: Bang on a Can All Stars John McLachlan Vicar Street, 23 May 2003Michael Gordon – I Buried PaulConlon Nancarrow – Selected StudiesJulia Wolfe – Big, Beautiful, Dark and Scary Donnacha Dennehy – Streetwalker (world premiere) – Steve Reich – Electric Counterpoint...
Live Reviews: BSc Music Technology Showcase Rachel Holstead McMordie Hall/Harty Room, Queen’s University of Belfast, 31 May 2003Donna O’ Reilly – ArcSinead McLaughlin – PulsationsStephan Curran – Druid’s Dream (2nd movement)Carl Fitzpatrick – SabbathChristine McComb –...
Live Reviews: Concorde Scott McLaughlin Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, 15 June 2003Erkki-Sven Tuur – Architectonics VII (1993)Rob Canning – Room full of Mirrors (2001) Sofia Gubaidulina – Silenzio (1991)Ed Bennett – No Attachment to Dust (2001)This concert brought...
Live Reviews: Galway Early Music Festival Carmel Vesey Students of the Hispanic Studies and Music Departments of Sheffield UniversitySt Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, 17 May 2003Torrejón de Velasco/Calderón – La Púrpura de la RosaWhile North America at the turn of the eighteenth...
Live Reviews: Composers' Choice – Gerald Barry John McLachlan NCH, 13th April 2003The Composers EnsembleStravinsky – La Marseillaise Barry – ‘______’ Ives – Sonata No. 4 / ‘Children’s Day at Camp Meeting’Barry – In the asylumLehár – Waltz from the Merry...
Live Reviews: Composers' Choice – Whispering Gallery John McLachlan NCH, 14th April 2003Elaine Clarke (vn), Malachy Robinson (db), Roy Holmes (pf), Ruth Hickey (b.cl), Kate Ellis (vc), and the Elysium TrioJürgen Simpson – Piano Piece I Simon O’Connor – Dedicated to Death Donnacha Costello – r.i.3.1...
Live Reviews: Composers' Choice – Elaine Agnew Rachel Holstead NCH, 15th April 2003Katherine Hunka (vn), Juliet Welchman (vc), Judith Mok (sop.), Sophia Rahman (pf)Stravinsky – Suite ItalienneJudith Weir – King Harald’s SagaSzymanowski – La Fontaine d’Arethuse Agnew – Snow-HoleBritten...

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