Category Archives: music

Bits & Pieces

Before too much times passes I just want to make a quick note of a few things! First, to say goodbye to Frances Mitchell of Crash Ensemble fame. Under Frances’ watchful eye Crash went from strength to strength. She is … Continue reading

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coincidence

My life seems full of coincidences and serendipities. Most of the time these coincidences are surprising, and occasionally really wonderful. The last few weeks have been a case in point of how small coincidences can have a substantial effect on … Continue reading

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musical nostalgia

I spent a chilly afternoon on Saturday last in the warm surrounds of the Concert Hall, at the 16th festival of youth orchestras. The event is presented by the Irish Association of Youth Orchestras, and I was delighted to be … Continue reading

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Happy New Year (yeah, yeah, I know…)

I was right in my prediction that I wouldn’t get to another blog post before the new year. In fact, I’m only just getting to it now. So many things have happened in the last little while that I’m struggling … Continue reading

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Music in The Historic Quarter

The CMC are presenting a new programme, Music in the Historic Quarter, launching this Friday and based around the music and cultural organisations based at the Christ Church end of Temple Bar – the recently titled “historic quarter”. There are quite … Continue reading

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Discovering New Music

I use Google Reader to browse my favourite blogs and at this stage I subscribe to so many blogs there could be as many as 100 new posts a day in my reader. Obviously there is no way I could … Continue reading

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culture notes & that…

The QME performance on Saturday night last was a beautiful exploration of improvised and experimental electro-acoustic music. I’ll write a longer post on the event once I get the pics. A project initiated by artist Mark Garry went online on … Continue reading

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