An Orchestra Out of Step?
An orchestra playing less new music, writes Adrian Smith, is out of step
with contemporary culture. Has the amount of new music being
played by the RT? National Symphony Orchestra been in decline in
recent years? Smith undertook an analysis of recent programming.
Live Review: Lisa Hannigan at
Doolin Folk Festival
Day of All Days in Doolin
In the latest review from our Journal of Music/Clare County
Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Ruth Smith attends the Doolin
Folk Festival to hear a powerful set by Lisa Hannigan.
Live Review: The Boruma Trio at
Fleadh Cheoil na h?ireann
Triple Tradition at the Fleadh Cheoil
At the Fleadh Cheoil in Ennis in August, Alan Reid - one of the
participants in our Journal of Music/Clare County Music Council
Music Writer Mentoring Scheme - attended three concerts of
traditional music in one, featuring The Boruma Trio with special
guests Eamonn Cotter, Karen Ryan and Pete Quinn.