John Mclachlan

Avoiding Convention
Reviews
Avoiding Convention
The first CD devoted entirely to the work of Irish composer...
Jun 17, 2021
Music Worth Making
Reviews
Music Worth Making
The 8th edition of New Music Dublin, Ireland's largest...
Apr 29, 2021
New Releases of the Week (23 April 2021)
News
New Releases of the Week (23 April 2021)
A round-up of recent releases including Citóg Records, John...
Apr 23, 2021
33 World Premieres for New Music Dublin 2021
News
33 World Premieres for New Music Dublin 2021
Contemporary music festival to take place from 23 to 26...
Apr 1, 2021
‘It has been this burst of energy’: An Interview with Donnacha Dennehy
Opinion
‘It has been this burst of energy’: An Interview with Donnacha...
Next week at the Cork Midsummer Festival, Sō Percussion...
Jun 13, 2019
Leaving Nothing Behind
Reviews
Leaving Nothing Behind
Music by Simon O'Connor, John McLachlan, Piazzolla and...
Mar 1, 2018
Grappling with Diversity
Opinion
Grappling with Diversity
Music critic Tim Rutherford-Johnson's new book on...
Apr 3, 2017
Feeling and Thinking About Music
Opinion
Feeling and Thinking About Music
Alfred Brendel's new book is a reminder of how the...
Sep 29, 2015
Boulez is Alive
Opinion
Boulez is Alive
Boulez is alive, writes John McLachlan, but who is engaging...
Jun 30, 2015
The MacGregor Adventure
Opinion
The MacGregor Adventure
There is arguably less adventure in classical music...
Apr 13, 2015
Taking the Listener Everywhere and Nowhere
Opinion
Taking the Listener Everywhere and Nowhere
Michael Quinn listens to two recent piano recordings by new...
Feb 16, 2015
The Boundaries in Music
Opinion
The Boundaries in Music
Despite the clichés, music is full of boundaries, writes...
Feb 9, 2015
Highway of the New
Opinion
Highway of the New
Now that we no longer have a common practice in music,...
Feb 1, 2011
To the Country
Opinion
To the Country
Being cut off is a state of mind, writes composer John...
Aug 1, 2010
Why the Arts are Funded
Opinion
Why the Arts are Funded
The challenges facing the funding of the arts go beyond the...
Apr 1, 2010
Have a Little Faith
Opinion
Have a Little Faith
Promoters of art mislead audiences by suggesting that there...
Feb 1, 2010
Radar: New Music Declaration
Opinion
Radar: New Music Declaration
The European Composers’ Forum and the European Composer and...
Dec 1, 2009
From the Raw to the Cooked
Opinion
From the Raw to the Cooked
How is music written? A short bit, then extended, and soon...
Oct 1, 2009
Don't Bother Reading This
Opinion
Don't Bother Reading This
The discourse around music serves only to divide us
Jun 1, 2009