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Organist Gail Archer Performs Free Concert in West Hartford
Concert
21 October Congregational Beth Israel
The Nutcracker
Ballet
8 November Cork Opera House
Lords of Strunt: Absolute Legends
Musical
4 November Cork Opera House Cork
The Stylistics
Concert
2 November Cork Opera House Cork
The Rod Stewart Story: Some Guys Have All the Luck
Concert
1 November Cork Opera House

News

5 Must-Catch Culture Night Music Events
See our recommendations for free music events in Cork, Galway, Offaly, Sligo and Dublin
Lankum Lead the Way in RTÉ Folk Awards Nominations
Andy Irvine to receive Lifetime Achievement Award.
New Releases: Traditional and Folk Music (September 2018)
A round-up of new and recent traditional and folk music releases.

News – UK

Music Inspired by Refugee Experience in BBC Singers Concert
Choir to perform BASCA commissions from refugees recent and past, Basel Saleh and Michael Graubert.
‘So many of my idols among previous winners’ – Eric Lu wins Leeds Piano Competition
American pianist wins £25,000 cash prize and management and recording deal, presented by Lang Lang.
Welsh Composers Invited to Submit Work for Composition: Wales 2019
The deadline for submissions is Wednesday 14 November at 10am.

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Reviews

On Risk and Restraint
Adrian Smith reviews the opening concert of the Irish Chamber Orchestra's 2018/19 season, conducted by French conductor Jean-Christophe Spinosi and featuring a new work by Sam Perkin.
Shocking Invention
In the first concert of their Music Network tour, Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, Máirtín O'Connor and Séamie O'Dowd moved between playfulness and finesse, writes Anna Murray.
Torch Carriers
The first Quiet Lights festival of folk showcased a broad range of musical expression. Don O'Mahony reviews a double-bill of Dowry and Claudia Schwab.

Articles

'To the heart of communities' – Chamber Choir Ireland Launches New Season
'Main thread is our work with guest directors', says Majella Hollywood of CCI.
British Music Criticism and Anti-intellectualism
Mark Fitzgerald reviews a new book edited by Jeremy Dibble and Julian Horton that examines musical criticism in Britain from 1850 to 1950 – including discussions of George Bernard Shaw, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Rosa Newmarch and Edward Dent.
Why was Hamburg the Perfect Fit for the Beatles?
58 years ago this month The Beatles began their legendary residency in Hamburg, but what was it about the German port city that was ideal for their sound? Julia Sneeringer explores the confluence of factors that allowed rock 'n' roll gain a foothold.
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Latest Events

Organist Gail Archer Performs Free Concert in West Hartford
Concert
21 October Congregational Beth Israel
The Nutcracker
Ballet
8 November Cork Opera House
Lords of Strunt: Absolute Legends
Musical
4 November Cork Opera House Cork
The Stylistics
Concert
2 November Cork Opera House Cork
The Rod Stewart Story: Some Guys Have All the Luck
Concert
1 November Cork Opera House

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Marketing Manager (Digital)
Job
5 October Welsh National Opera
Choirs for Christmas Choral Competition
Competition
4 December RTÉ Lyric FM
Assistant/Associate Professor of Music Education
Job
5 October Illinois State University
New Voices Artist Development Programme
Call for Submissions
29 October Sound and Music, London
Flute-player
Job
15 October ensemble recherche

Upcoming Events

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Ficino Quartet - Autumn Quartet Series
Concert
22 September Triskel Christchurch, Cork
All Aboard Concorde @ New Music Dublin: Defrosted
Concert
22 September National Concert Hall
The Totally Made Up Orchestra @ New Music Dublin: Defrosted
Concert
22 September National Concert Hall
Abbey Theater Presents: Jimmy's Hall
Dance
22 September Cork Opera House
I Used to Feel
Concert
22 September The Marker Hotel
Nick Mulvey
Concert
22 September Live At St. Luke's
Continental Drift @ New Music Dublin: Defrosted
Concert
22 September National Concert Hall
The Woods and Grandma: Cal Folger Day
Concert
22 September Rebel Reads
Irish National Opera presents: The Tales of Hoffmann
Opera
22 September Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick

Upcoming Deadlines

Head of Arts & Culture
Job
23 September Westway Trust
Music Librarian
Job
23 September Welsh National Opera
Associate Lecturer Developing the Musician (Keyboards)
Job
23 September Southampton Solent University
Principal Clarinet
Job
23 September Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Artist Coordinator (Conductors and Instrumentalists)
Job
23 September Harrison Parrott
Music Coordinator
Job
23 September BT
GOETHE-INTITUT CHOIR INVITING NEW MEMBERS
Audition
7 September Lutherhaus
Marketing Manager
Job
24 September London Philharmonic Orchestra
Executive Assistant to the Senior Management Team
Job
24 September Philharmonia Orchestra
Principal Clarinet
Job
24 September RTÉ Concert Orchestra

Festivals

New Ross Piano Festival 2018
Festival
26 September St Mary's Church of Ireland
Young Pianists Concert @ New Ross Piano Festival 2018
Festival
26 September St Mary's Church of Ireland
Lunchtime Jazz concert with The Phil Ware Trio @ New Ross Piano Festival 2018
Festival
27 September St Mary's Church of Ireland
Evening Jazz concert with Lars Jansson
Festival
27 September St Mary's Church of Ireland
Coffee concert with Billy O’Brien
Festival
28 September St Mary's Church of Ireland

Funding

Regular Funding 15 October Culture Ireland
Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 18 October The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Festivals Investment Scheme (Round 2) 25 October The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Arts Grant Scheme 2019 9 November Cork City Council Arts Office