Is there anything worse that a year-end “Best of” list? Perhaps a list of year-end “Best of” lists, suggests Luke Clancy.
Friday, December 23, 2011
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Monday, December 19, 2011
If you think the odd mobile phone going off during a performance is a new low, you clearly need a course in bad manners in the 17th century Dublin theatre, with Prof. Christopher Morash.
A special Hanukkah treat. Here is the full version of song that ended our piece with soprano, Judith Mok last week, featuring Judith, accompanied by Shane Booth on guitar on his arrangement of Una Pastora Yo Ami. We even enjoy the police sirens at the end.
Friday, December 16, 2011
Luke Clancy talks to bird-fancying recorder virtuoso, Laoise O’Brien about her collection of ornithologically inspired music, How Happy for the Little Birds.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Friday, December 9, 2011
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Van Gogh wasn’t a good mixer — to put it mildly — and instead filled his days with hour upon hour of reading, much of which shows up in his paintings one way or another, according to his biographers, Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith. (Part 3 of 4)
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Friday, December 2, 2011
Falling behind on your readings? Prof John Sutherland estimates there are around 12,000 new novels each year. So which ones to read? (part 1 of 2)