Irish Baroque Orchestra’s artistic director, Monica Huggett, explores the Cult of the Virgin Mary in Italian music.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Monday, February 27, 2012
Why do cities matter more than ever? Avner de-Shalit, co-author of a new book about the city in the 21st century, The Spirit of the Cities, has some ideas.
Kate OBrien: The Opera? Well, not quite. But Limerick composer,Fiona Linnane, has composed the music for a song cycle based on the novelist’s characters.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
In the second part of our interview with philosopher of science, Bruno Latour, we hear how bad science might lead to good art… (part 2 of 2)
Culture File’s Golden Great No 1
Does Margaret Thatcher retain the power to stir deep emotions? Culture File takes an exit poll at Dublin screening of The Iron Lady
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
For all those who wanted to *see* the tech marvel that is Robo-Gershwin playing Rhapsody In Blue with the Dallas Wind Symphony, here it is, recorded Feb 14th 2012. Luv in particular for the bit near the end when conductor, Jeff Helmer, looks casually over to see how his soloist is getting on…
Thanks to the Zenph.com crew for the video!
Friday, February 17, 2012
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Last night we met Robot Oscar Peterson, this time, we hear the inimitable stylings of Robo-Gershwin with some help from Dr. John Walker. (Part 2 of 2)
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Rachmaninoff was quite a pianist! But don’t take our word for us, have a listen to a tech that’s letting long gone performers play again, with Dr John Q Walker of Zenph. (part 1 of 2)
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Perched high above a green bend in the Lagan, Culture File goes to meet the team behind a new production of Brian Friel’s “improved” version of Uncle Vanya.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
CultureFile says hello to the husband and wife team behind Sam specialists, Gare St Lazare, & hear about their latest staging of a Beckett short story.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Friday, February 3, 2012
Can comedy be art? And more importantly, should it be? We consult with the stand up and Gerry Springer: The Opera writer, Stewart Lee. (part 1 of 2)