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20 April Royal Irish Academy of Music
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20 April Royal Irish Academy of Music
Sestina Presents: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & Handel’s Dixit Dominus
Concert
23 April Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
Sestina Presents: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & Handel’s Dixit Dominus
Concert
22 April St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast

News

Is Traditional Music the State's 'Background Music'?
RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta to broadcast discussion on traditional music and the state.
John Lonergan Wins 2017 Seán Ó Riada Choral Competition
'City Shower' will be premiered at Cork International Choral Festival on 28 April.
Saluting the Feminists at the Royal Irish Academy of Music
Coinciding with the world premiere of Siobhán Cleary’s new opera 'Vampirella', the RIAM will host a day of events focussed on the work of female composers, performers and teachers.

Reviews

McHale's Skilful Shaping
In his new recordings of Field and Hammond, Michael McHale always has the larger structural goals in view, writes Adrian Smith.
The Past Inside the Present: The Ergodos Exploration of Time
The Ergodos aesthetic has been remarkably consistent over the years, writes Liam Cagney, yet four recent albums by composers Benedict Schlepper-Connolly, David Collier and Simon O'Connor, and singer Michelle O'Rourke, are an undoubted maturation of the label's vision.
A Fractured History for Fractured Arts
The treatment of music was inconsistent, but RTÉ's 'Altering States' underlines the need for a discourse about music's relationship with the other arts in Ireland, writes Laura Watson.

Articles

The Art Space: 5 Years of The House Presents
Anna Murray
Five years old this June, The House Presents, a salon-style monthly evening in Dublin's north inner city, is all about drawing out the art that is already around us, writes Anna Murray.
Who Would Choose the Creative Life?
Lemonade, crisps and the creative economy
The Piper's Story Over Three Centuries
Adrian Scahill reviews an ambitious new history of Irish uilleann piping written by Colin Harper with piper John McSherry.
This Glorious Instrument
A new work by Dónal Dineen, 'The Pipes, The Pipes', combines three uilleann pipers with live art. Dermot McLaughlin attended a recent performance in Dublin.
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Latest Events

Sestina Presents: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & Handel’s Dixit Dominus
Concert
23 April Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
Sestina Presents: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & Handel’s Dixit Dominus
Concert
22 April St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast
Madrigals – Neue Vocalsolisten / Quartetto Prometeo with Matteo Cesari
Concert
24 June St Nicholas Church of Ireland, Dundalk
Sciarrino in conversation with Paul Griffiths
Talk
24 June St Nicholas Church of Ireland, Dundalk

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Part-time Saxophone Teacher
Job
20 April Royal Irish Academy of Music
Part-time Trumpet Teacher
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20 April Royal Irish Academy of Music
General Manager
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5 April Dublin Youth Theatre
Development and Marketing Manager
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6 April Galway Community Circus

New Releases

Learning Place
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Breda Mayock
Love Medley
Video
Ardú Vocal Ensemble
Sirene 1009
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Han-earl Park, Dominic Lash, Mark Sanders and Caroline Pugh

Upcoming Events

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Bastien und Bastienne - The Lalala Choir
Concert
25 March The Chocolate Factory
Confrontations In A Cathedral Presented by DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama
Concert
25 March St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin
Marc Copland
Concert
25 March Triskel Christchurch, Cork
Vampirella
Opera
25 March Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin
Opera Theatre Company Presents: Handel's Acis & Galatea
Opera
25 March The National Opera House, Wexford
Let's Get Playing
Workshop
26 March The Royal Irish Academy of Music
GLG (Greg Lloyd Group) plays Arthurs Pub -
Concert
26 March Arthur's Pub, Dublin
Music Network presents Emmanuelle Bertrand & Pascal Amoyel (France)
Concert
26 March St Iberius Church, Wexford
Music Network presents Emmanuelle Bertrand & Pascal Amoyel (France)
Concert
27 March Station House Theatre, Clifden
Opera Theatre Company Presents: Handel's Acis & Galatea
Opera
27 March Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny

Upcoming Deadlines

 
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27 March Philharmonia Orchestra
 
Call for Submissions
27 March Music for Youth
 
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27 March Irish Association of Youth Orchestras (IAYO)
 
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27 March Birmingham Royal Ballet
 
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27 March Birmingham Royal Ballet
 
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27 March Royal College of Music
 
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29 March Chetham's School of Music, Manchester
 
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29 March Royal Northern College of Music
 
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29 March Future Publishing
 
Job
29 March Chamber Orchestra of Europe

Festivals

Kincora Trad Weekend
Festival
6 April Killaloe & Ballina
Consairtín, the national concertina convention
Festival
21 April Ennis, Co. Clare
MUSIC CURRENT 2017
Festival
27 April Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin
Sligo International Chamber Music Festival 2017
Festival
28 April Drumcliffe Church / The Model, Sligo

Funding

 
27 March The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
 
31 March Meath County Council Arts Office
 
31 March South Dublin County Council
 
31 March South Dublin County Council
 
31 March South Dublin County Council