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Inaugural Joe Heaney Lecture
Lecture
22 November O'Donoghue Centre for Drama Theatre & Performance NUIG
Librarian – Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts
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30 November Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Junior RNCM Composition Tutor
Job
21 November Royal Northern College of Music
Violin Masterclass with Ana Chumachenco
Call for Submissions
13 December Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin

News

 Frankie Gavin Awarded 2018 Gradam Ceoil
Dé Danann fiddle-player to be celebrated at awards ceremony on 4 February. Full list of recipients includes Clare Friel, Patsy Hanly, Máire Ní Chéilleachair, Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin, and the Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band.
'Extremes of nervous tension' – Rhona Clarke's 'Edge' to be Premiered by Quatuor Voce
French string quartet on nationwide Music Network tour from 16 to 26 November.
Major New Resource on Oriel Music and Culture Launched
Containing over 150 pages, the new project by Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin is ‘a website of reclamation and renewal’.

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Reviews

A Gaelic Night at the Opera
Opera could use more moments like this, particularly in Ireland, writes Brendan Finan about the recent performance of Robert O'Dwyer's Irish-language work 'Eithne', but what about the music?
Dig it in Galway
The Galway Jazz Festival is on an ambitious new path – with over 40 events over 4 days held in October. Toner Quinn attended three sold-out shows at the Mick Lally Theatre.
Like a Journey
Laura Hyland's Clang Sayne band bring together a subtle range of influences for her song sculptures. Anna Murray attended their recent performance at Little Museum of Dublin – the first in the new season of the Ergodos Santa Rita concert series.

Articles

An Orchestra Out of Step?
Adrian Smith
An orchestra playing less new music, writes Adrian Smith, is out of step with contemporary culture. Has the amount of contemporary music being played by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra been in decline in recent years? Smith undertook an analysis of recent programming.
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.
The Changing Colours of Kaleidoscope
For six years, the Kaleidoscope night has encapsulated the energy and community of the Dublin new music scene. As the curators embark on some new ideas, Anna Murray explores the event's allure.
Chaos is My Friend
When life doesn’t follow the stats
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Latest Events

Inaugural Joe Heaney Lecture
Lecture
22 November O'Donoghue Centre for Drama Theatre & Performance NUIG
AnTara launching new album, Faha Rain
Launch
24 November De Burgo's
The Darren Beckett Trio
Literary & Musical Event
16 December Arthur's Pub, Dublin
Céline Moinet & Florian Uhlig presented by Music Network
Concert
2 December The Pillar Room, Rotunda Hospital

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Librarian – Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts
Job
30 November Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Violin Masterclass with Ana Chumachenco
Call for Submissions
13 December Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin
Assistant Curator
Job
20 November Southbank Centre, London
Junior RNCM Composition Tutor
Job
21 November Royal Northern College of Music

Upcoming Events

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Notify and Mark Lettieri Trio on Tour
Concert
20 November Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin, Derry
Individual Artist Mentoring
Workshop
21 November Wexford County Council Arts Department
In Dialogue: Brass Quintet
Concert
21 November Wood Quay Venue
Paul Brady
Concert
21 November University Concert Hall, Limerick
The Piano had been Dancing, Daria Van Den Bercken
Concert
21 November Emily Anderson Concert Hall, NUI Galway
Music Network presents Quatuor Voce
Concert
21 November St Ann's Church, Dawson Street, Dublin
Kirkoskammer ж The Cello ж with Yseult Cooper Stockdale
Concert
22 November Powerscourt Townhouse Theatre
Sylvie Courvoisier solo piano
Concert
22 November Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin
Katherine Hunka (violin) and Finghin Collins (piano) on Tour
Concert
22 November Station House Theatre, Clifden
Richard Dawson (Full Band Show) + Katie Kim
Concert
22 November Whelan's

Upcoming Deadlines

 
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20 November MixCloud
 
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20 November Sage Gateshead
 
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20 November Royal College of Music
 
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20 November Royal Northern College of Music
 
Call for Submissions
20 November Hot Press
 
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20 November Southbank Centre, London
 
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20 November Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir
 
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21 November Royal Northern College of Music
 
Competition
21 November An Taibhdhearc, Galway
 
Job
21 November Deezer

Festivals

Ardee Baroque
Festival
24 November St Mary's Abbey, Ardee
BAN BAM
Festival
25 November The Complex
Mostly Modern Festival
Festival
5 June Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College

Funding

 
22 November Creative Europe Desk UK
 
31 December Ealaín na Gaeltachta
 
31 December Arts Council of Northern Ireland
 
26 January Arts Council England