In the News

The beauty of the lesser spotted opera

“Diehards will have noticed with some satisfaction that this year’s jubilee Opera Festival is being celebrated with true-blood Wexford repertoire in the form of three lost operatic treasures”
ANDREW JOHNSTONE. Thursday, October 20, 2011.

Making waves

“At the tender age of 14, Andreas Varady’s considerable talent is threatening to make the young jazz guitarist a star, writes FIONOLA MEREDITH ”
Saturday, October 22, 2011.

The Irish play rises again. Only this time it’s in England

FINTAN O’TOOLE. Saturday, October 22, 2011.


Beethoven’s Fifth: still a ‘threat to civilisation’?

“In going for the extremity of Beethoven’s music, conductor Riccardo Chailly and the Leipzig Gewandhaus orchestra prove the infamous symphony still has the power to shock”
TOM SERVICE. Wednesday, October 26, 2011.

Out, damn’d conspiracy! Shakespeare was no fraud

“The film Anonymous falls for ill-informed Victorian prating – sadly, many still find fantasy more compelling than mere truth”
MICHAEL DOBSON. Wednesday, October 26, 2011.