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Wed 30 May, 2018:
Calen-O – Songs from the North of Ireland by Howard Ferguson, Hamilton Harty, Joan Trimble and Charles Wood

There’s no mistaking Carolyn Dobbin’s committed advocacy in this collection of songs from her native Northern Ireland. With ever-adroit...

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Thu 29 Mar, 2018:
A Map of the Kingdom of Ireland – Electro-acoustic music by 13 Irish composers

A companion to 2013’s On the Nature of Electricity & Acoustics, the beautifully packaged A Map of the Kingdom of Ireland brings Dublin-based Heresy...

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Tue 19 Sep, 2017:
Echoes of Land & Sea: Piano music by Britten, Stevenson, Ireland, Roderick Williams, Leighton and Holst

There are gems aplenty in this sensitively played and wholly absorbing survey of British piano music. Maria Marchant brings both power and delicacy to...

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Mon 31 Oct, 2016:
Celtic Airs

There is a uniquely plangent beauty to Irish traditional music, its exquisite lyricism often masking a poignant melancholy that recalls Sheridan’s...

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Thu 06 Oct, 2016:
Schlepper-Connolly: The weathered stone

Inspired by land in west Sligo close to Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coastline, The weathered stone is a series of poetic impressions of a landscape in...

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Mon 30 May, 2016:
Ireland: Music for String Orchestra – Sonata in G minor, A Downland Suite, In a May Morning, Berceuse, Cavatina etc

Before you plunge into this delicate box of treats, you might like to look at the YouTube video of the performers preparing the recording of John...

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Wed 23 Mar, 2016:
Invisible Stars – Choral Works of Ireland & Scotland

For sheer beauty of sound and contemplative luxuriousness, this debut by the mixed-voice Choral Scholars of University College, Dublin is an...

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Wed 16 Sep, 2015:
Roger Doyle – Time Machine

Time Machine confirms Roger Doyle as Ireland’s leading composer. At 66, ‘the godfather of Irish electronic music’ remains a towering figure, one...

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Thu 02 Jul, 2015:
Barry: The Importance of Being Earnest

Since its first outing in London’s Barbican Hall in 2012, Gerald Barry’s deliciously ripe and riotous re-telling of The Importance of Being...

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Tue 14 Apr, 2015:
And the Bridge is Love: English Music for Strings – Works by Howard Goodall, Elgar, William Lloyd Webber, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Walton and Ireland

This is an appealing mix of the familiar and rare, of the substantial and slender, all most expertly and tenderly played by the English Chamber...

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Tue 31 Mar, 2015:
Geoffrey Bush: Concerto for light orchestra; Natus est Immanuel; Sinfonia Concertante; Two Miniatures; Finale for a Concert

Looking to have your spirits raised and musical taste-buds enlivened? The music of Englishman Geoffrey Bush (1920-98) could be your prescription. The...

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Tue 24 Mar, 2015:
Philip Hammond: Miniatures & Modulations

More than two centuries after it was published, Edward Bunting’s three-volume collection of Ancient Irish Music continues to exert a sirenic...

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Thu 25 Dec, 2014:
Carols from the Old and New Worlds, Volume 3

Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the admirable Chamber Choir Ireland, Paul Hillier has devised an absorbing hour-long sequence of festive...

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Wed 14 May, 2014:
Alwyn: Fantasy Waltzes; Sonata alla Toccata; The Weather Vane; Bicycle Ride; Piece for piano; Funeral Rites for the Death of an Artist; Carwithen: Sonatina

Composed in 1954 and dedicated to the gifted New Zealand pianist Richard Farrell (who was tragically killed in a car accident aged just 32), William...

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