Vogler Quartet

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

Changes in Music Education in Ireland: Part 2

Changes in Music Education in Ireland: Part 2

Changes in Music Education in Ireland: Part 2

In the second part of her article, Ita Beausang charts the changes over the last century in music education in Irish schools and third level music education.

Published on 1 July 2002

Ita Beausang has recently retired from the School of Music and Drama in the Dublin Institute of Technology, where she held various teaching and administrative positions. Her research interests include music education in Ireland, Anglo-Irish music and music criticism.