In the News

Short, sharp reminders of our Irishness

“Two new compositions that are being premiered in Dublin this week show that contemporary classical music can be gloriously accessible, writes ARMINTA WALLACE”
Tuesday, November 23, 2010

‘Most of the orchestras in the world can play without a conductor’

“Finnish conductor Hannu Lintu played his first concert with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra last year. Now he is back, as its principal guest conductor”
MICHAEL DERVAN. Thursday, November 25, 2010


Christian Gerhaher: A Wolfram apart from the pack

“Christian Gerhaher has appeared in Tannhäuser before – but taking the stage at the Royal Opera House will pose a whole new set of challenges. He tells Stephen Moss why compromise isn’t for him”
Stephen Moss. Thursday, 25 November, 2010.

The great expressionist experiment: theatre seizes the essence of life

“A number of productions are dragging British theatre away from the grip of realism – with sensational results”
Michael Billington Thursday, 25 November, 2010.