A Clockwork Orange with Original Music by Anthony Burgess
  Anthony Burgess' musical play of A Clockwork Orange was performed in Manchester last week – for the first time using the composer's own music. Burgess is often overlooked as a composer and... Read More
Debussy Edition Praised
In honour of Claude Debussy's 150th birthday, Universal are releasing an eighteen-CD collection of what Andrew Clements in the Guardian has called 'among the dinest Debussy recordings ever made',... Read More
Five Run Away Together
The Vox Merus brass quintet, comprised of some of the country's premiere orchestral and ensemble players, have just released a recording of Five Run Away Together, a work by Belfast-based composer... Read More
Access Not Ownership
Founder of Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker, David Lowery, recently wrote a widely-circulated article responding to an NPR intern's account of her experiences with file-sharing and... Read More
Mike Scott And Steve Wickham Interview
On this week's RTÉ Miriam Meets programme, Mike Scott and Steve Wickham of the Waterboys spoke about their musical relationship, including how in the mid-1980s Wickham invited Scott to Dublin... Read More
Lyric fm Interview with Composers Emma O'Halloran, Dylan Rynhart and Ben McHugh
RTÉ lyric fm's Culture File show and podcast recently interviewed young Irish composers Emma O'Halloran, Dylan Rynhart and Ben McHugh about their work, their current projects, and about the '... Read More
Lost Vivaldi Concerto Found
A lost concerto by the Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi has been found in Dresden, Germany, reports MusicalAmerica. The work, a violin concerto in A major, is believed to date from 1732 or shortly... Read More
Hans Werner Henze and German Art
Mark Berry of the Boulezian blog has recently published his fascinating paper from the Royal Musical Association's 2012 conference, discussing the relationship between composers Hans Werner... Read More
Mossy Nolan At Grand Social Tonight
Mossy Nolan and Colm McGowan are supporting the Prarie Dawgs at the launch of the latter's new album at the Grand Social tonight, Friday, 29 June.
Opening of the Pipecraft Training Centre
The Irish Times was at  the launch of the new Pipecraft Training Centre, which will run the first uilleann pipe making course in Ireland. Gay McKeon, CEO of Na Píobairí Uilleann, claims... Read More