• Hard Rain Review Main

    Edge of Reflection

    The Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble use Easter as the entry point for contemporary classical with an accessible programme of evocative compositions

  • Kevin O'Connell

    Belfast Music Society Festival

    Philip Hammond takes in two concerts at the Great Hall at Queen's University, featuring new work by Derry composer Kevin O'Connell and a performance by Russian pianist Alexander Melnikov

  • Hard Rain Ensemble

    Night Music

    Moving on Music and the Belfast Music Society prove there is a demand for unfamiliar, challenging classical music in Northern Ireland

  • Philip Hammond

    Miniatures and Modulations

    Philip Hammond's reimagining of ancient Irish songs originally transcribed by Edward Bunting are wonderfully entertaining

  • Metropolis


    Dmytro Morykit performs an empathetic modern score to Fritz Lang's classic silent movie in the Waterside Theatre

  • Inon Barnatan

    Music From The Heart

    Domingo Hindoyan stands in to conduct pianist Inon Barnatan at the Ulster Hall

  • Messiah


    Ulster Orchestra and Belfast Philharmonic Choir perform together for what could be the last time

  • Cappella Caeciliana

    Reflecting Light

    Cappella Caeciliana record contemporary pieces and festive classics

  • Lisaire String Quartet

    Ode to Sting

    Lisaire String Quartet interpret classic Police and Sting tracks – watch a live performance

  • Rafael Payare

    Ulster Orchestra

    Philip Hammond enjoys the youthful energy of principal conductor Rafael Payare 

  • Neil Cowley Trio

    Neil Cowley Trio

    Jazz meets classical at the City of Derry Choral Festival with suitable support from Codetta choir