Malachy Robinson

A European Tour Under Lockdown

A European Tour Under Lockdown

A European Tour Under Lockdown

The Sligo International Chamber Music Festival took place online this year with four concerts and three new commissions from Irish composers. James Camien McGuiggan reviews.

Published on 13 May 2021

James Camien McGuiggan holds a PhD in the philosophy of art from the University of Southampton. Prior to this, he studied music in Maynooth University. He is currently an independent scholar, with interests in the philosophy of music and R. G. Collingwood.

World Premieres by Ring, Gribbin and Schlepper-Connolly at Sligo International Chamber Music Festival this Weekend

World Premieres by Ring, Gribbin and Schlepper-Connolly at Sligo International Chamber Music Festival this Weekend

World Premieres by Ring, Gribbin and Schlepper-Connolly at Sligo International Chamber Music Festival this Weekend

Online festival will feature performances from the Vogler Quartet, Fionnuala Moynihan, Malachy Robinson, Dermot Dunne, Vashti Hunter, Jonian Ilias Kadesha, Mia Cooper and Nick Roth.

Published on 27 April 2021

'Everyone can of course play music if they are moved to do it': Music Network Launches Instrument Hub 'to get more people playing'

'Everyone can of course play music if they are moved to do it': Music Network Launches Instrument Hub 'to get more people playing'

'Everyone can of course play music if they are moved to do it': Music Network Launches Instrument Hub 'to get more people playing'

Music Network has just launched a new online resource, InstrumentHub.ie, to help people find instruments, get support in borrowing, hiring or buying, and start playing music.

Published on 5 October 2020

World Carnival at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance

World Carnival at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance

World Carnival at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance

World Carnival, featuring two hundred children singing a collection of music from around the world with support from members of the Irish Chamber Orchestra, takes place on 21 March.

Published on 9 March 2012

Stephen Graham is a lecturer in music at Goldsmiths, University of London. He blogs at www.robotsdancingalone.wordpress.com.

Stoke the Fire

Stoke the Fire

Stoke the Fire

Performances at the 2011 Sligo New Music Festival were about total immersion and intense focus, hinging on the listeners' willingness to share in a slow, smouldering process.

Published on 11 May 2011

Garrett Sholdice is a composer and a director of the record label and music production company Ergodos.

Live Reviews: Lunfardia

Live Reviews: Lunfardia

Live Reviews: Lunfardia

Ariel Hernández (guitar, voice), Ioana Petcu-Colan (violin), Dermot Dunne (accordion), Malachy Robinson (double bass) & Frank Vidal (percussion) / Triskel Arts Centre, Cork / 11 March 2008

Published on 1 May 2008

Pat Ahern is a musician and producer. He lectures in mathematics at Cork Institute of Technology.