Rte Concert Orchestra

Two Americas United

Two Americas United

Two Americas United

In the second music review from our new Journal of Music/Galway City Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Jake Morgan attends a special RTÉ Concert Orchestra concert that celebrated the cross-fertilisation between North and South America.

Published on 28 August 2017

Jake Morgan is a composer and conductor from Galway who specialises in music and audio for film, theatre and video games. He studied contemporary composition and sound design at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and Windmill Lane Studios, and recently completed a Master's degree in Composition for Screen at the University of Edinburgh. Jake took part in the Journal of Music/Galway City Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme in 2017/18.

More Strings

More Strings

More Strings

Irish harp music has evolved and diversified in recent history – now it ranges from the pub session to historical reconstructions and new-age airs.

Published on 8 July 2011

Niall Keegan is a traditional flute player and Associate Director at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick.

Derek Ball

Derek Ball

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra; Robert Houlihan (conductor); Matthew Jones (viola) National Concert Hall, Dublin 3 February 2009.

Published on 1 April 2009

Rob Casey is a Dublin-based musician and composer of electronic and acoustic music.

RTÉ Living Music Festival: A Personal View

RTÉ Living Music Festival: A Personal View

A preview of RTÉ LMF 2004 from the Artistic Director.

Published on 1 January 2004

Raymond Deane is a composer, pianist, author and activist. Together with the violinist Nigel Kennedy, he is a cultural ambassador of Music Harvest, an organisation seeking to create 'a platform for cultural events and dialogue between internationals and Palestinians...'.

The National Ear: Part 2

The National Ear: Part 2

The National Ear: Part 2

The story so far: in the first extract from his book on music and broadcasting (JMI Vol. 3 No.

Published on 1 March 2003

Richard Pine, Director of the Durrell School of Corfu, is a former Concerts Manager in RTÉ. He is the author and editor of books on Irish music history and of definitive studies of Oscar Wilde, Brian Friel and Lawrence Durrell.

In Dreams Begins Responsibility: An Irish Academy for the Performing Arts?

In Dreams Begins Responsibility:  An Irish Academy for the Performing Arts?

In Dreams Begins Responsibility: An Irish Academy for the Performing Arts?

Richard Pine examines the issues surrounding the establishment of an Irish Academy for the Performing Arts.

Published on 1 March 2002

Richard Pine, Director of the Durrell School of Corfu, is a former Concerts Manager in RTÉ. He is the author and editor of books on Irish music history and of definitive studies of Oscar Wilde, Brian Friel and Lawrence Durrell.