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PhiloSonia presents  “The Composer as Redeemer”
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News

Arts Council Announces €1.8m for New Annual Opera Programme
Further investment in opera artist bursaries, opera commissions, and smaller-scale touring across Ireland also included in announcement.
108 Young Traditional Musicians to Take Part in 3rd 'Music @ Mount Leinster' Festival
Major Music Generation event runs from 21 to 23 February in Borris, Co. Carlow.
Arts Council Restores Funding for 5 Traditional Music Festivals
Skerries Traditional Music Weekend, now in its 16th year, refused funding.

Reviews

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.
Raelach's Landscape of New Voices
Three recent recordings from Raelach Records reflect the diversity of the label's interests, writes Adrian Scahill.

Articles

The Classical Music Establishment Strikes Back
Toner Quinn
Michael Dervan's new book, 'The Invisible Art: A Century of Music in Ireland 1916–2016', is, like the Composing the Island festival last September, an attempt at addressing the ‘invisibility of composers in Irish life’ – but not all composers, writes Toner Quinn.
Which Political Party Should Get the Music Vote?
The Journal of Music looks at what the parties are promising for 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.
The Meeting of Known and Unknown
Four recent solo recordings by Kate Ellis, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Cora Venus Lunny and Adrian Hart point to new dialogues in Irish music.
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PhiloSonia presents  “The Composer as Redeemer”
Concert
8 April South Oxford Space, Brooklyn, New York
Mná Na hEireann - The Woman's Voice in Concert
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7 April St Flannan's Cathedral, Killaloe
Ger Wolfe
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26 February Scottish Opera

Festivals

New Music Dublin 2017
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2 March National Concert Hall
Seventh Ireland Sacred Harp Convention
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3 March to 5 March
St. Maries of the Isle N.S. Bishop St. Cork
Ortús Chamber Music Festival Concert
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3 March St John the Baptist Church Midleton Co. Cork
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4 March Aula Maxima UCC Cork
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5 March Sirius Arts Centre Cobh Co. Cork

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22 February Galway City Council
 
23 February PRS for Music Foundation, London
 
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