Articles by Sarah Irving
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Poetry Steeped in Sarcasm and Politics
Sarah Irving | The Electronic Intifada – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017 – “Prince of Poets” star Tamim Al-Barghouti’s first collection of work translated into English. The political side of his life often comes through in witty, sarcastic, bitter poems stating observations and allegories. – In Jerusalem and Other Poems, 1997-2017, Interlink Books (2017)→ read full article
Palestine Youth Orchestra’s Triumphant UK Debut
Sarah Irving | The Electronic Intifada – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Aug 2016
Although the Palestine Youth Orchestra has sprung from the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music, which has branches in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, the orchestra’s members are spread across historic Palestine, including within the State of Israel. Indeed, two musicians were unable to join this tour, despite being scheduled to perform: from Gaza, they were denied exit by Israel.→ read full article