News

Carl Corcoran Moving On from 'The Blue of the Night'
RTÉ Lyric Fm presenter to pursue new music and broadcasting projects.
One-of-a-Kind 'Traidphicnic' Now in its 6th Year
Three days of concerts and workshops to take place in An Spidéal from 30 June to 2 July.
No Timeline for Musicians/Composers to be Added to Social Welfare Scheme
Initiative begins on a trial basis for visual artists and writers only.

Reviews

Saint Sister at the NCH
Euphonic and empowering – Saint Sister's headline concert at the NCH was another major milestone for the duo, writes Ruth Cronin
Wide World of Petcu
The eclecticism on percussionist Alex Petcu's debut recording works very much in its favour, writes Adrian Smith.
Louth Ritual
Ritual is central to the latest commission from the Louth Contemporary Music Society, writes Brendan Finan – a major new work by Scottish composer James Dillon, performed by Peyee Chen and Crash Ensemble at the Drogheda Arts Festival.

Articles

What is Really Happening at the National Concert Hall?
Adrian Smith
Is the NCH embarking on a ground-breaking curatorial experiment by embracing non-classical genres? Nothing could be further from the truth, writes Adrian Smith.
Kirkos Ensemble – Blackout #3
Anna Murray reviews Kirkos Ensemble's Blackout #3 at the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
Feeling and Thinking About Music
Alfred Brendel's new book is a reminder of how the really dedicated musician goes about things, writes John McLachlan.
We (Still) Need a New Way of Speaking About Music
Let the nature of the music set the terms of how we discuss it.
Would you like to write for The Journal of Music? Read our call for submissions here.

Latest Events

It's A Movement
Concert
29 June The Academy, Dublin
The Jimmy Cake: 'Tough Love' Album launch
Concert
8 July The Grand Social, Dublin
Wood Quay Summer Sessions - Aleka & Cian Boylan
Concert
6 July Wood Quay Amphitheatre
Exclusive Album Launch by Hally & The Hymns
Concert
14 July Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Kildare
Susana Baca – Waltons World Masters
Concert
22 June National Concert Hall Dublin

New Releases

Stargazer
Recording
Ensemble Ériu
New Irish Harp CD 'Dathanna an Cheoil'
Recording
Fiana Ni Chonaill
American Epic
Video
BBC Music

Upcoming Events

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Foy Vance @ Sea Sessions
Concert
23 June Bundoran, Donegal
Outlaw Country - A celebration of Texan Troubadours
Concert
23 June The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
Jürg Frey’s The Ephemeral Opera : The Space Between (World Première)
Concert
23 June Oriel Center, Dundalk Gaol, Dundalk
Contemporary piano music in Donegal with Satoko Inoue
Concert
23 June Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny
Amelia Curran in Concert
Concert
23 June The DC Music Club, Dublin
Festival of Folk 2017
Festival
23 June Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Early Year’s Music: Out of the Door of The Ark
Concert
24 June The Ark, Dublin
Early Year’s Music: Out of the Door of The Ark
Concert
24 June The Ark, Dublin
US clarinettist Carol Robinson – Let me die before I wake
Concert
24 June An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk

Upcoming Deadlines

 
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23 June Opera North
 
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23 June Royal College of Music
 
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23 June Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
 
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23 June Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
 
Call for Submissions
23 June Sirius Arts Centre
 
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23 June European Choral Association
 
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23 June Penguin Random House UK
 
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23 June Institute of Contemporary Music Performance
 
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23 June Philharmonia Orchestra
 
Call for Submissions
23 June Camerata Ireland

Festivals

Festival of Folk 2017
Festival
23 June Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Festival of Folk 2017
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24 June Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Festival of Folk 2017
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25 June Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Festival of Folk 2017
Festival
26 June Siamsa Tíre, Tralee

Funding

 
23 June Newcastle University
 
26 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
 
29 June Business to Arts
 
29 June The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
 
5 July Arts Council of Northern Ireland