Music in 17th and 18th Century Dublin: Part 1 Early music specialist Douglas Gunn looks at th work of Farmer, Birchensaw and the Roseingraves.
Sean-nós Singing & Exoticism A review of two new Connemara sean-nós CDs by Josie Sheáin Jeaic and Sarah Ghriallais.
Live Reviews: Up North!: Festival Overview There may have been periods when little or nothing seemed to be happening in the contemporary/classical world, but 2002 was not a year for morose contemplation of the difference between nothingness and near-nothingness. Instead, it seemed a year of achievement:...
Live Reviews: Up North! Cicada String Quartet Review Cicada String Quartet, The Coach House, Dublin Castle, Friday 6 December 2002. Hallgrimsson – String Quartet No. 2 (1990); Ore – Cirrus (2002); Sørenson – The Lady of Shalott (1993); Volans – String Quartet No.7 Similarity No.1 (2002); Saariaho – Nymphea (1987)
Live Reviews: Up North! Avanti! Ensemble Avanti! Ensemble, Project – Space Upstairs, December 2002. Alcorn — Making a Song and Dance (1989); Edlund — Cose ballano i cinghiali (2000); Wilson — Eat, Sleep, Empire (2002); Adderly — Triologue (1987 rev. 2002); Rasmussen...
Live Reviews: Up North! Rilke Ensemble Choir Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle, December 2002. Jennefelt – Tableau Vivantes (2002); Eiríksdóttir – Vetur (1991); Ungæ∂i (1991); Olafsson – Endar mér í vilbessi arga og ramma kynngi? (1986); Seig í...
Live Review: Up North! Contemporánea Contemporánea, Project– Space Upstairs, December 2002.
Composers' Choice: Stephen Gardner A preview of Gardner's Composers' Choice on 28th January, 2003 at the NCH.
Composers' Choice Preview: John McLachlan A preview of John McLachlan's Composers' Choice on 4th February 2003 at the NCH, Dublin.